Department of Anthropology

The Anthropology Department was established in 1950 under the  guidance of the Rector of the University, Dr. Htin Aung. The Department offers courses for Master of Arts, Master of Research and Diploma. Besides, it holds weekly seminars, paper presentations and group discussions  to  further anthropological knowledge. The Department has also been conducting many research projects on national groups and community development in Myanmar.

Since 1997, the ethnographic studies on national groups including Akha, Wa, Kokant, Salone, Naga, Kayang (Padaung), Chin, Maramargyi and Tarone have been conducting. Recently, the Department has carried out applied anthropological research project on the impact of tourism in Inlay Lake Region with international researchers. The main goal of the Department is to advance knowledge of evolution, changes and progress of human beings.

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