Anthropology


Dead Sea Scroll Detectives 53 min.

What can technology reveal about the Dead Sea Scrolls? Join scientists as they investigate suspicious, newly surfaced fragments to see if they're forfeited, and use imaging techniques to digitally unravel the charred remains of a scroll.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Decoding da Vinci 54 min.

Journey to Florence to discover how Leonardo da Vinci used science, from human dissections to innovative painting techniques, to create his legendary artwork. Learn why Mona Lisa's smile is so captivating—and what it took to create it.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Culture: Volume 2 9 min.

This program presents examples and looks at the concepts of material and non-material culture, culture lag, and sociobiology.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Culture: Volume 3 10 min.

This program introduces the idea of culture war, discusses Shalom Schwartz's work on values that are shared and differ across cultures, and considers the idea of dominant ideology. It also considers the concept of and gives examples of subcultures and countercultures.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Culture: Volume 1 14 min.

This program presents a general introduction to the concept of culture and the elements that comprise culture.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Language and Society 13 min.

This program offers a general introduction to the role language plays in society.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Norms 11 min.

This program provides a general introduction to the concept of norms in society.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Great Escape at Dunkirk 53 min.

Join archaeologists and divers recovering remains of ships and planes lost during World War II’s epic Dunkirk operation. Discover new evidence of the ingenious technology that helped save Allied forces from defeat by the encircling Germans.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

In the Name of Your Daughter 53 min.

In Tanzania, circumcised girls are worth twice as much in terms of dowry as uncircumcised girls. Many girls bleed to death during the annual circumcision season, and therefore a group of girls escape to Rhobi Samwelly’s Safe House, where they are safe from their families. The main goal of Rhobi and her colleagues is to bring enlightenment, understanding and love back to the families, and together...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Digging for Britain 114 min.

Dr Alice Roberts visits archaeological excavations around the UK, linking together the results of digs and investigations the length and breadth of the country to build up a picture of the year in British archaeology.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018