Lecture Series Indology Summer Term 2019

The Institute for Indology and Central Asian Studies hosts a series of guest lectures. The program is available for download HERE. The lectures take place on Tuesdays, 5-7pm, in Schillerstraße 6, room S102. Everyone is welcome!

Lecture Series "Infrastructure" in Summer Term 2019

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In the coming summer term, the lecture series at the Insitute of Anthropology and the Institute of African Studies addresses the subject of infrastructure(s). We are looking forward to welcoming Sheila Jasanoff from Harvard University 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.

Public Lectures on Bureaucratization, January 31th and February 1th, 2019

Workshop Governance

On Thursday, January 31, and Friday, February 1, 2019, will be held two public lectures as part of a workshop on „Governance and Processes of Bureaucratization“. Geert de Neve, University of Sussex, will give a lecture entitled „Rations, smartcards and internet centres: How biometric technology affects social protection in Tamil Nadu, India“ on January 31. Matthew Hull, University of Michigan, will give a lecture entitled: „Microbiota of the State: Police Procedure and Corporate Customer Service in India“ on February 1.
Each lecture will take place in SFB 1199, „Strohsackpassage“, 5th floor, seminar room, Nikolaistraße 6-10 from 09:00-10:30 am. All are welcome! View the flyer here.

Anthropology Research Day 07.12.2018

Research Day 2

On Friday 7 December the first 'Anthropolog Research Day' will take place. Please join us for a discussion of current research projects by master's students and PhD candidates of our institute. The Research Day is aimed at PhD candidates and students who study in the MA program or who are advanced and would like to learn about the research projects of the master's students. The Research Day will take place from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm in room S202. Please find here the program.


"Sensitive Heritage" -international conference at the GRASSI-museum in December 2018

An international conference on "Sensitive Heritage: Ethnographic Museums and Material/Immaterial Restitutions" takes place at the GRASSI-museum für Völkerkunde in December 2018. Key topics of the conference are material restitution, provenance research, immaterial restitution and the establishment of restitution as ethnographic method. This is an event of the GRASSI-musuem which we highly recommend.

You will find further information at:



Annette Veit
 Tel + 49 341 97 37 220
Fax + 49 341 97 37 229
Office Hours:
10 am - 11 am
1 pm - 2 pm


Ursula Rao
 +49 341 97 37 221
Institut für Ethnologie
Schillerstraße 6
04109 Leipzig