ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTHROPOLOGY

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Code
58008
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
1 credits during the 1st year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
BIO/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Informing the student of the characteristics, prospects and norms of the course program, in order to be able to organise their activities. Giving the student starting their studies basic knowledge elements to build their awareness about the problems they will face as a doctor. Build an open attitude towards the skills they will learn during their studies.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course has as main objectives:
- To make the student capable of dealing with the issues related to health, the environment (biotic and abiotic), the disease through an "anthropological perspective";
- Become aware of the close relationship between the human being and the natural and social environment.

Teaching methods

Courses are taught by e-learning methodology (supplemented by lectures) through "blocks" of 10-15 minutes each; it is recommended that the student develop the content after each detachment.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

- Definition and anthropology study fields
- The concept of normality
- The perennial osmosis between nature and culture: the example of secular trends
- The human differentiation in time and space
- Disease illness, sickness,
- The concepts of health and disease in populations "other"
- Populations, cultures, diseases: different medical knowledge

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Among the recommended texts for further study, especially with regard to topics covered in the course: Guerci, Dall’antropologia all’antropopoiesi.

Breve saggio sulle rappresentazioni e costruzioni della variabilità umana. Ed. C. Lucisano, Milano, 2007

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: The reception of students will take place by appointment via email: antonio.guerci@unige.it  

Exam Board

NICOLA GIOVANNI GIRTLER (President)

ANTONIO GUERCI (President)

ANTONELLA LOTTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Courses are taught by e-learning methodology (supplemented by lectures) through "blocks" of 10-15 minutes each; it is recommended that the student develop the content after each detachment.