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!

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.

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.

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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