Anthropology

Anthropology at Aarhus University

Humans are social beings. Anthropology is all about what this means for how we arrange our lives, organize our society and perceive the world around us – everywhere on earth. How are people's worlds different and how do they experience the world differently – across societies or within the same society? And still what is it that we have in common? Read more here

Our degree programmes

In addition to educational programs in Anthropology from bachelor to PhD level, the department of Anthropology also offers a masters-degree in Human Security, supplementary subjects in anthropology and sociology respectively, as well as a one-year masters-degree in health anthropology.     

A strong research environment

The department of Anthropology is among the strongest academic environments in Europe and the department attracts guest-researchers, PhD-students and students from across the world. Our teaching is deeply anchored in our research with particular specializations within globalization and development, innovation and design, medical as well as visual anthropology.

Academic staff

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Latest publications

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News

2017.06.15 | Antropologi

Centre for Environmental Humanities receives interdisciplinary network funding

The Centre for Environmental Humanities (CEH) has been awarded a total of DKK 274.135 by the Committee for Research and External Cooperation at Aarhus University to grow its scope and scale. This expansion will be led by CEH Deputy Director Heather Swanson.

2017.03.14 | Antropologi

Flora Botelho - New PhD at the Department of Anthropology

Flora is enrolled as PhD at CAS as of 1 April with the project: Privacy within the Home: middle class urbanism and the construction of family and person in Maputo, Mozambique.

2017.01.17 | Antropologi

Camilla Brændstrup Laursen - new PhD student at the Department of Anthropology

Camilla Brændstrup Laursen is enrolled as PhD at CAS from 1 February 2017

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