Research Master's Programs - Visual Anthropology 2016-2018
To train specialists in anthropological theories over the image trained in the use of the ethnographic method. The program gives special attention to the discussions about representation, ethics, politics and the borders between art and anthropology. The curriculum is designed to provide a solid background in visual anthropology, contemporary documentary, ethnography of the social life of images and dialogue between anthropology and contemporary art. In addition, it offers practical training in the managing technology of audio-visual production. This specialization is unique in the country and the first in Latin America.
Who is it for?
This program is directed to professionals who work in the field of anthropology, social sciences and visual arts that are interested on improving their capacities for research, teaching and interventions linked with the anthropology research and contemporary theories about visuality. The program is addressed to professionals involved in research, teaching, management and cultural creativity, photographic and documentary film production, and workers from private cultural institutions, NGOs and state institutions. The program is particularly interested in fostering intercultural discussion and encourages applications from African descent, indigenous students and sexual minorities.
CalendarApplication Deadline: May 27, 2016
Entrance exam: June 10, 2016
Interviews, selection and scholarship assignation process: from June 20 to July 1, 2016
Admission information: July 7, 2016
Admission decisions: August 15, 2016
Registration period: from July 8 to September 2, 2016
First day of classes: October 17, 2016
In order to get a Master’s degree, students must complete 64 credits in total, divided in:
- 12 courses of four credits each with a total of 48 credits.
- A research workshop of twelve credits.
- 4 credits for the production and presentation of the master's thesis.
Class scheduleFrom Monday to Thursday, 17h00-20h00. Some courses take place from 07h00 to 09h00.
|Perspectiva histórica de la formación de las sociedades y naciones latinoamericanas
|Antropología e historia urbana
|Antropología e historia amazónica
|Antropología e historia andina
|Visualidad, antropología y arte contemporáneo|
|Documental: fotografía, cine y memoriaI|
|Técnicas de producción audiovisual|
|Talleres de tesis||Taller de Tesis I, II y III|
|Optativas del programa**||Antropología de la representación
|Cuerpo y sociedad
|Medios y cultura
|Técnicas de producción audiovisual II
* Certain matters might be subject to changes.
** The students in addition can choose for the set of courses that offer FLACSO's different educational programs.
- Bachelor's degree or an equivalent certification by a duly certified higher education institution.
- Grades in previous university studies that average at least 80% of the maximum grade of that institution’s scale.
- Exclusive dedication of at least five hours daily to the teaching program.
- Completion of an academic aptitude examm.
- Proven ability to read and understand texts in English.
All applicants must complete an online form and attach all the required documents. The cost of the application is 30 USD. All applications will be submitted to the corresponding program’s selection process. Selected applicants will be interviewed by FLACSO professors.
- Andrade Xavier, Ph.D. in Social Anthropology, New School for Social Research, USA
- Bermúdez Patricia, Ph.D. in New Technologies, University of Bergen, Norway
- Bretón Víctor, Ph.D. University of Barcelona, Spain
- Cortez David, Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Vienna, Austria
- Espinosa Carlos, Ph.D. in History, University of Chicago, USA
- Ferraz Ana Lucía, Ph.D. University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
- García Fernando, Dr. (c) IDES-Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento, Argentina
- Kingman Eduardo, Ph.D. in Urban Anthropology, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
- Prieto Mercedes, Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
- Salgado Mireya, Ph.D. in Social Science with specialization in Political Studies, FLACSO Ecuador
- Santillán Alfredo, Ph.D. in Social Studies, Universidad Externado de Colombia
- Torres Alicia, Ph.D. in History of the Andes, FLACSO Ecuador
- Uzendoski Michael, Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Virginia, USA
Full and associate professors
- Abadie Roberto, Ph.D. City University of New York, USA
- Antón Jhon, Ph.D. FLACSO Ecuador
- Burgos Hugo, Ph.D. The University of Iowa, USA - Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador
- Canepa Gisela, Ph.D. University of Chicago, USA - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
- Carreño Gastón, Ph.D. Universidad de Chile - Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Chile
- Castro Edgardo, Dr. Universidad de Friburgo, Suiza
- Castro-Gómez Santiago, Dr. Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Alemania
- Drinot Paulo, Dr. Universidad de Oxford, Inglaterra
- Fornet-Betancourt Raúl, Dr. Universidad de Aachen y Salamanca, Alemania/España
- Grünenfelder Barbara, Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology, City University of New York, USA
- Guerrero Andrés, Honorary Research Fellow, University of Saint Andrews, Scotland
- Jaguaribe Beatriz, Ph.D. Stanford University, USA - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Kohn Eduardo, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, EEUU - McGill University, Canadá
- León Christian, Ph.D. University of Buenos Aires, Argentina - Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador
- Maher Monica, Ph.D. Union Theological Seminary, New York, EEUU
- Polo Rafael, Dr. FLACSO Ecuador - Universidad Central del Ecuador
- Stevenson Lisa, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, EEUU - McGill University, Canadá
- Tuaza Luis Alberto, Ph.D. FLACSO Ecuador
- Viteri María Amelia, Ph.D. American University, USA - Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador
- Zamorano Gabriela, Ph.D. City University of New York, USA - Colegio de Michoacán, México