Lecture Series "Bureaucratization" in the Summer Term 2018

Bureaucratization final


In the coming summer term, the lecture series at the Insitute of Anthropology and the Institute of African Studies addresses the subject of bureaucratization. We are looking forward to welcoming Amade M'Charek from the University of Amsterdam and many other international researchers. The lectures take place Monday from 5-7 pm in lecture hall 4, in the auditorium building in Universitätsstrasse 3. The program is available for download HERE


Lecture by John Comaroff 31.01.2018



Crime, Sovereignity, and the State: On the Metaphysics of Global Dis/Order
Prof. John Comaroff (Harvard University)

Lecture, 31.01.2018, 5.15 pm, HS 12, University of Leipzig

Prof. John Comaroff will give a public lecture as part of the lecture series hosted by the SFB 1199. He is Professor of African and African-American Studies and Anthropology at Harvard University. Guests are welcome!




Indology Lecture Series in the Winter Term 17/18

The Institute for Indology and Central Asian Studies hosts a lecture series in the winter term 2017/2018. The program and further information are available for download HERE. The lectures take place on Tuesdays, 5-7 o'clock, in Schillerstraße 6, room S-102. Guests are welcome!



Museum on the Couch 3.0

Participants of the module "Museum on the Couch - Reflexive Interventions in Anthropology" present their installations, interventions, and performances in the permanent exhibitions of the GRASSI Museum für Völkerkunde in Leipzig. The project offers an interactive space for students to engage with the problems faced by contemporary ethnographic museums, both theoretically and practically.

The exhibition runs from 24th June until 15th October.

On Wednesdays and on weekends at 3pm, participants give tours. Those who wish to explore the exhibits on their own may identify them by a red dot.

Forthcoming guided tours in english at 3pm:

August 06-08, 12-08, 13-08, 19-08, 20-08, 26-08, 27-08

September 02-09, 03-09, 06-09, 09-09, 10-09




Annette Veit
 Tel + 49 341 97 37 220
Fax + 49 341 97 37 229
Office Hours:
Mon-Thu 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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Institut für Ethnologie
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04109 Leipzig