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Department of Social Anthropology

Tibetan Monastery

Students can select an ethnographic area paper for their Part IIB year from a list of four area papers, as long as they haven't already studied that ethnographic area in Part IIA. 


For 2019/20 the following ethnographic area papers will be offered:

SAN4a: Africa

SAN4c: Middle East

SAN4d: South Asia

SAN4e: Pacific


For 2020/21 the following ethnographic area papers are provisionally listed:

SAN4a: Africa

SAN4e: Pacific

SAN4f: Inner Asia

SAN4g: Europe


In other years the following ethnographic area paper has been offered:

Southeast Asia

Latin America


Paper Resources


SAN4a - Africa Paper Guide

SAN4c - Middle East Paper Guide

SAN4d - South Asia Paper Guide

SAN4e - Pacific


For lecture reading lists, additional teaching materials, past exam questions and exam reports please see the SAN4 Moodle Course

Please note teaching staff and students enrolled on SAN4 will automatically be enrolled on the SAN4 Moodle course and you will find a link to the course in the ‘My Home’ section of Moodle.

If you are a member of the University of Cambridge and you wish to view the reading lists, past exam questions and exam reports then you can access the SAN4 Moodle Course as a guest. For more information on how to access Moodle Courses as a guest please see Moodle Help.