TU Central Department of Anthropology marks World Anthropology Day

KATHMANDU: The Central Department of Anthropology at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu marked the World Anthropology Day-2020 today.

The day is marked worldwide on the third Thursday in the month of February. On this day, anthropologists celebrate their discipline by sharing its essence with enthusiasts.

This year, MPhil students at the department organised a discourse programme to discuss how anthropology helps in understanding humanity.

Anthropologist at Kyoto University, Japan, Professor Dr Tatsuro Fujikura sharing the field research he conducted in Mid-western Nepal, during the discourse programm organised by MPhil students to mark the World Anthropology Day-2020, at the Central Department of Anthropology, in Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, on Thursday, February 20, 2020. Photo: @jagbudhamagar/Twitter
Anthropologist at Kyoto University, Japan, Professor Dr Tatsuro Fujikura sharing the field research he conducted in Mid-western Nepal, during the discourse programm organised by MPhil students to mark the World Anthropology Day-2020, at the Central Department of Anthropology, in Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, on Thursday, February 20, 2020. Photo: @jagbudhamagar/Twitter

Likewise, Chief at the department, Dambar Dhwaj Chemjong discusssed the system of communication with the participants.

He also shed light on the role of social media in dissemination of knowledge and the impact exerted by the medium of communication on the lives of people. Chemjong also stressed the need for introducing ‘Media Anthropology’ in the curriculum.