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

NameJob titleEmailPhoneBuilding
Andersen, Marc
Andersen, Rikke SandAssociate, 113
Atmanand, Deva Taru
Autzen, MathildeResearch, 120
Beek, Martijn vanAssociate, 111
Bertoni,, 2.43
Bliksted, Vibeke
Brichet, Nathalia
Bubandt, Nils, 120
Christiansen, Morten
Cova, Victor, 238
Crawford, Peter IanAssociate
Dalgas, Karina
Dalsgård, LineAssociate, 2.19
Daugbjerg, MadsAssociate professor, head of PhD, 2.34
Dewhurst, Richard, 322
Dupont, MichaelPart-time
Eilenberg, MichaelAssociate, 215
Fibiger, Thomas BrandtAssistant, 212 A
Folmann,, 2.24
Funahashi, DaenaAssistant, 216
Gade, Christian B. N.Assistant Professor, Human, 2.14
Gammeltoft, Tine Mette
Gan, ElaineMember of Administrative, 134
Kjærsgaard, Mette
Gonzalez Vargas, Gonzalo Ananias
Gonzalez de la Higuera Rojo, SergioResearch Assistantsergio.gonzalezhi@gmail.com1483, 318
Graversen, Pia Thorsø
Hansen, Anders SybrandtAssistant, 328
Heimann, KatrinAssistant, 326
Pedersen, Susanne HøjlundAssociate, 114
Jensen, Inge
Jeppesen, Lena Lykke
Johansen, Mette-LouiseAssistant, 243
Jørgensen, Mathilde Lindh
Keisalo, Marianna Pä
Keleman Saxena,
Kirstein Høgel,
Kotnis, SitaResearch
Louw, Maria, 2.22
Nielsen, Jeanette Lykkegå, 2.51
Mazzolini, Anna!!Postdoc Antropologi Moesgå, 229
Meinert, LotteProfessor with Special, 1.49
Mosgaard, Kurt
Nielbo, Kristoffer LaigaardAssociate, 326
Nielsen, Mikka
Nielsen,, 220
O'neill,, 031
Ostenfeld-Rosenthal, AnnPart-time
Otto,, 0.45
Parsons, ChristineAssociate, 325
Pedersen, Bjarne Friis
Pedersen, Morten Axel
Piya, AvashResearch, 2.24
Rasmussen, Rikke GrinderslevResearch Assistantrikkegras@gmail.com1483, 325
Rosen, Melanie, 326
Rystok, Susanne
Rytter, MikkelAssociate, 2.30
Schneidermann, NannaPart-time
Seebach, Sophie HoogeResearch, 138
Seeberg, JensProfessor with Special, 119
Selmer, BodilAssociate, 113
Skewes, LeaResearch
Steenberg,, 318
Suhr, ChristianAssistant
Swanson, Heather AnneAssociate, 132
Tejsner, PelleAssistant, 126
Tsing,, 136
Tørring, Marie, 2.26
Ulrich, Anita
Ulriksen, Marianne, 214
Vaisman, NoaAssistant, 224
Vangkilde, Kasper TangAssociate, 2.28
Vohnsen, Nina HolmAssociate, 211
Warner, CameronAssociate, 116
Whyte, Michael AnthonyPart-time

Latest publications

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2017.08.16 | Antropologi

Harmandeep Gill - new PhD at the department of Anthropology

Harmandeep Gill joins CAS in September with the project: 'Ageing in Exile. Experience of Good Old Age among Elderly Tibetans in India and Nepal'

2017.08.16 | Antropologi

Sara Lei Sparre – new postdoc at the Department of Anthropology

Sara joins CAS as a postdoctoral researcher at the interdisciplinary project ‘Aging Immigrants and Self-appointed Helpers Arrangement’ from September 2017.

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.


Wed 06 Sep
13:00-15:00 | MoMu Auditorium
Academic Hour: Anthropology of Food and the Senses
Mon 11 Sep
15:00-17:00 | Meeting Room 2, AU Conference Centre, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 4, 8000 Aarhus C
Inaugural Lecture: Andreas Roepstorff
Title: Deep Embodiment