Elizabeth Ann Rahman
Elizabeth Rahman is a social and medical anthropologist based at the University of Oxford. Elizabeth specialises in growth, caring techniques, learning, the environment and home-grown mindfulness techniques, in Amazonia and Spain.
This course develops a cross-cultural understanding of sex, sexuality and gender in the 21st century. We will use anthropological theory and evidence from ethnography to critically examine these subjects, and their place in contemporary debates.
Used in pharmaceuticals, natural products and traditional remedies, plants and their products are essential for human health. We explore interdisciplinary perspectives of the chemical, ethical and conversation challenges of plant use and commerce.
Drawing on cross-cultural ethnographies detailing sexual practices, sexuality and gender, anthropology offers deep insights into contemporary practice.
Social anthropology is the study of how humans give meaning to the world through different social norms, values, practices and means of organisation. This course provides an exciting and dynamic introduction to the world of social anthropology.