Tsekenis Aimilios

Assistant Professor

Academic field: Anthropology of Africa

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Emile Tsékénis was born in Douala (Cameroon). He studied Economics at the University of Montpellier I (France) and Social Anthropology at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris). His publications concern the ethnography and the precolonial history of the Cameroon Grassfields. Topics include: the ritual aspects of ‘kingship’ and ‘chiefship’ in precolonial West Africa with an emphasis on the Cameroon Grassfields; the ‘production of locality’ in precolonial Cameroon Grassfields; aspects of personhood and their relation to witchcraft discourses in postcolonial Cameroon Grassfields.

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Undergraduate Courses

SA-106 Issues in African Ethnography II
specialised general knowledge
SA-108 Anthropology, colonialism and Africa
special background, specialised general knowledge
SA-102 Issues in African ethnography I
special background, specialised general knowledge
W/S-001 Aspects of Personhood (Africa, Melanesia)
skills development

Graduate Courses

Courses taught

SA-102 Issues in African Ethnography (elective course)
SA-103 The Anthropology of sub-Saharan Africa (elective course)
SA-104 Introduction to the Anthropology of sub-Saharan Africa (compulsory course)
SA-106 Issues in African Ethnography II (elective course)
SA-107 Empire, Colonialism, and Africa (elective course)
SA-110 Ethnography of non-Western Societies (elective course)
SA-116 Power, Hierarchy, Authority: A Comparative Approach – India and Africa (elective course)
SA-151 Political Anthropology (compulsory course)
W/S-010 Ethnography of non-western societies (elective seminar)
W/S-057 Issues in African Ethnography (elective seminar)
W/S-063 Issues in African Ethnography Ι (elective seminar)
W/S-064 Issues in African Ethnography ΙΙ (elective seminar)
W/S-085 Borders, Frontiers and Migration (elective seminar taught jointly)
WG-10 Personhood, Gender, and Body: cases studies from Africa and Melanesia (graduate course, MA in Women and Gender)

Undergraduate

SA-106 Issues in African Ethnography II
specialised general knowledge
SA-108 Anthropology, colonialism and Africa
special background, specialised general knowledge
SA-102 Issues in African ethnography I
special background, specialised general knowledge
W/S-001 Aspects of Personhood (Africa, Melanesia)
skills development

Postgraduate Courses

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