In 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.
We 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.
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.
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.
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.