Anthropology and Intellectual Property


Examines recent anthropological contributions to debates about intellectual property. These include concepts of ownership, the objectification and appropriation of indigenous knowledge, creativity, bioprospecting, the protection of intangible cultural property, and the effects of global flows of information on persons, privacy and the ownership of ideas.

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Availability 2024

Semester 1


Coordinator(s) Dr Mark Busse


ANTHRO 756: 15 points