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    Scholarships to study one term at Rhodes University / South Africa – Apply until 23th October 2018

    Applications for one term scholarships in Spring 2019 to study in Grahamstown can be submitted as soon as possible with Dr. Markus Schleiter. Please see our homepage for further information.

    Please click here for promotion material provided by Rhodes University.


    ATTENTION: MA Social Anthropology: QISPOS-Registration for the Winter Semester 2018/19

    The registration period for examinations is open from 22nd October 2018 to 18th of December 2018. Informations for every Module you can finde here:

    Master all Modules

    If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Schleiter.


    Joseba Estevez will speak in our institute's colloquium on Wednesday 24th of October, 4-6p.m.

    Joseba Estevez M.A. from the WWU Münster will give a lecture about "The Lanten manuscripts: Intergenerational ritual transmission and the dynamics of knowledge reproduction among the Lanten - Yao Mun - in northern Laos". For the abstract and further information please click here. And you can download the complete list of speakers here.

    Everybody is welcome!


    Prof. Platenkamp's books for interested students

    Prof. Platenkamp donated a large number of books to the institute and students can look through them in the student council room (basementkitchen) and take books, which they like, home.


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