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    Attention: On Monday May 1st 2017 the secretariate and the library are closed due to a public holiday.

    Roland Stefani and Vivien Münstermann (Kompetenzzentrum für Integration) will speak in our institute's colloquium on Wednesday 3rd of May , 4-6p.m.

    Roland Stefani and Vivien Münstermann from the Center of Competence for Integration Kreis Warendorf will present their everyday work in one of many organisations regarding integration a communal level. For the abstract and further information please click here. And you can download the complete list of speakers here.


    QISPOS-Registration for the Summer Semester 2017

    Important for MA-Students of the new master course: The registration period for your examinations is open from 2nd of May 2017 until 27th of June 2017. To get your credit points for this summer term a correct registration at QISPOS is absolutely essential! After the 27th of June 2017 it is not possible to register anymore, and there is nothing you, the lecturers or the institute's staff can do about it! You must register for every seminar and lecture which you are attending and seperately also for the term papers which you will write in the semester break. If you have any questions, feel free to ask your lecturer or your student council at fsethno@uni-muenster.de.


    (Some Lectures in German)„AG Medical Anthropology Workshop 2017: „Social Anthropology of Well-Being – Prekäres Leben: Krieg, Flucht, Migration“

    The AG Medical Anthropology of the German Association for Ethnology (DGV) invites you to the Workshop on 5.-6. May 2017 (Institut für Ethnologie, WWU Münster) ein.

    For further informations and the list of speakers and their topics please click here.


    The Institute of Ethnology invites you to an introduction-workshop about "The Bloomsbury Cultural Formulation Interview"

    In the framework of the practice-oriented course Transcultural Psychiatry, a public workshop on the introduction of the "Bloomsbury Cultural Formulation Interview" will be held on May 12, 2017, which will examine the practical and interdisciplinary cooperation in a sensitive field. The speakers will be Dr. Shushrut Jadhav (University College London) and Dr. Sengupta Samrat (Broadmoor Hospital) which both are trained psychiatrists and working clinical anthropologists. The workshop will be in Scharnhorststraße 100, Room SCH 100.107. For further information please click here.

    Everybody is welcome!


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