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Department of Anthropology

Department of Anthropology

Department of Anthropology

Brief History of Department: The Department of Anthropology was established by late D.N. Majumdar in the year 1952. Earlier, from 1928 it was in the Department of Economics and Sociology as a Postgraduate optional paper on Cultural Anthropology. With the increasing popularity of Anthropology, an introductory course was started in B.A. consisting of a paper each on Prehistory, Physical Anthropology, and Cultural anthropology. For several years it is being taught in nine colleges affiliated to Lucknow University. Two more colleges have recently been added to the list. Post graduate courses were started soon after. The thrust areas of research are Ethnographic Research, Peasant Society studies, Tribal &Rural Development, Human Genetics/Variations, Social- Cultural Anthropology, Human Growth & Nutrition, RCH, Forensic Anthropology, Mass Media, Agriculture Research, Linguistic Anthropology and Economic Anthropology.

Department of Anthropology
University of Lucknow
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh


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