Lecture Series "Commodifications" in the Summer Term

Commodifications Lecture Series finalIn the coming summer term, the lecture series at the Insitute of Anthropology and the Institute of African Studies addresses the subject of commodifiation. Climate finance, state rationing, and the commercialization of healing are just three of the themes we are going to engage with. We are looking forward to welcoming Peter Geschiere from the University of Amsterdam and many other international researchers. The lectures take place from 5-7 in lecture hall 5, in the auditorium building in Universitätsstrasse 3. The program is available for download HERE.


For students in the MA Anthropology program, we offer an accompanying seminar in the summer term, Mondays 11-13, to prepare and deepen the series' contents. Individual sessions are going to be held together with students of African Studies. Please find further information in our teaching schedule. Interested BA students please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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 lectures take place on Tuesdays, 5-7 o'clock, in Schillerstraße 6, room S102. Everyone is 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.

Master Of Arts Anthropology 2016: New Handbook Available

MAHandbook

A revised handbook provides useful information on the international Master of Arts Anthropology. The document is available for download HERE

 

 

 

Photos by Students

The pictures which form the banner of the Homepage are contributions made by our students and Doctoral candidates who have agreed to share their ethnographic experiences with us. By clicking on the respective images, you can access brief descriptions that characterize the pictures in their social and cultural context and sketch the context of their creation. We thank the conscientious contributors!

Job Posting: Research Assistant with Opportunity for Ph.D

The Institute of Anthropology seeks to appoint a Research Assistant (50%) for four years, pay grade 13 TV-L.

The full description of this job posting is available for download (in German) HERE.

Please click below to read the English translation.

Read more: Job Posting: Research Assistant with Opportunity for Ph.D

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.

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Hier können Sie sich für unseren Newsletter eintragen und erhalten aktuelle Infos zum Institut und Veranstaltungen. // This newsletter provides you with up-to-date information about the institute and forthcoming events.