Exhibition Opening MUSEUM ON THE COUCH

Einladung rectoIn collaboration with the Institute of Anthropology and the Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde, a new exhibition shows reflexive and creative explorations in the ethnographic collections. The student works of the summer term 2016 include 8 installations within the permanent exhibition by Laura Breuer, Jacqueline Ehms, Christine Faget, Natacha Fournier, Anna Lauenstein, Lena Löhr, Chantal Schöpp and Julia Wichmann. The student works are tagged with a red dot.

We would like to invite you to the opening on Wednesday, June 29th 2016, at 6.30 pm in the Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde in Leipzig. The exhibition is running until September 30th 2016.

The flyer for the exhibition is available for download here.

 

Invitation to the Celebratory Send-Off for Dr. Lothar Bohrmann: Symposium and Festive Celebration

Bildschirmfoto 2016-05-24 um 15.45.07We would like to cordially invite you to the send-off events for Dr. Lothar Bohrmann. For this occasion, we host a symposium on July 7th ("Intervention als Politik und Magie: Dimensionen grenzüberschreitender Eingriffe in Krisengebieten") as well as a festive celebration on July 8th, which will include music, book presentation, and a ceremonial address by Prof. Dr. Anke Reichenbach, Zayed University Dubai ("Zum widersprüchlichen Umgang mit Daus in Dubais Identitätskonstruktionen").

 

The program for the event is available for download here.

Lecture Series "Wellbeing" in the Summer Semester 2016

WELLBEINGPROGRAMME

The lecture series in the upcoming summer semester held by the Institute for Anthropology and the Institute of African Studies addresses the subject of "Wellbeing". International speakers will report on "Public-Private Health Insurance Schemes in India: What Works and What Doesn't?" (Stefan Ecks, University of Edinburgh), "Ethics, Epistemology and Ethnography: Ethical Review Committees and the Special Case of Germany" (Hansjörg Dilger, FU Berlin), or "Encamped Nation: Ebola Events or Exploring Necropolitics During a State of Emergency" (Veronica Gomez-Temesio, Université de Lyon).

 

The lectures will be held from 17-19h in Hörsaal 4 in the Hörsaalgebäude in Universitätsstraße 3.

Please note: There have been changes to the programme in June and July.

The updated version of the programme is is available for download here.

Lecture Series "Museum 4.0"

museum digital rv uni halleThe lecture series "Museum 4.0 - Challenges for Cultural Heritage in the Digital World" is taking place during the summer term on Thursdays, 16-18h, at Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

The programme is available for download here.

Indology Lecture Series in the Summer Term

The Institute for Indology and Central Asian Studies hosts a lecture series in the summer term. The program and further information are available for download here. The first event is a lecture by Swarali Paranjape (University of Heidelberg) on the 19th of April. Guests are welcome. 

Information on the MASTER OF ARTS ANTHROPOLOGY

The MA Anthropology is a two year program with a strong research orientation. During their first two semesters students learn advanced theory and method, train their academic skills (writing of research proposal, advanced essay writing in the style of a journal article, etc.) and deepen their regional expertise (students can chose from African Studies, Oriental Studies, India/Tibet/Mongolian Studies, China Studies of Japan Studies). During the third semester, students conduct research for their master thesis or an internship. The last term is devoted to writing the MA thesis (apprix. 30,000 words). Classes are taught in English and German. Core courses are offered in English. Electives might be taught in English or German. Please consult about language requirements before enrolling.

Application deadline for enrollment in October 2016 is 1 May 2016.

Entry exams are held in the beginning of June 2016.

Please find more detailed information here.

Collaborative Research Centre "Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition"

The Institute of Anthropology is participating in the Collaborative Research Centre "Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition", which will be funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) with more than € 1.4 million a year from January 2016 onwards for a duration of four years. With an overall of almost 20 projects, this undertaking links the expertise of the fields of area studies, history and human geography as well as the systematic approach of the social and cultural sciences to create an interdisciplinary research context. The Institute of Anthropology contributes research into "The spatial impact of microfinance projects in India" as well as "Land imaginations: the repositioning of farming, productivity, and sovereignty in Australia".

Read more: Collaborative Research Centre "Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition"

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