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
Ammann, TheresaPost, 130
Andersen, Rikke SandAssociate, 113
Beek, Martijn vanAssociate, 111
Bliksted, Vibeke FuglsangAssociate
Bubandt, Nils, 120
Warner, CameronAssociate, 116
Castenfeldt, SvendResearch Assistant
Christensen, Søren RaskResearch
Christiansen, Morten H.Professor with Special
Dalsgård, LineAssociate professor, Phd program, 2.19
Daugbjerg, MadsAssociate professor, head of, 119
Dybbroe, SusanneAssociate professor
Eilenberg, MichaelAssociate, 215
Fardo, FrancescaResearch, AUH, NBG
Fibiger, Thomas BrandtResearch
Frith, Christopher
Funahashi, DaenaAssistant
Gade, Christian B. N.Associate, 214
Gonzalez de la Higuera Rojo, SergioResearch
Gravers, MikaelAssociate professor, Moesgård Alle 18
Hansen, Anders SybrandtAssociate, 328
Heimann, KatrinAssistant, 326
Høiris, OleEmeritus, 145
Pedersen, Susanne HøjlundAssociate, 114
Høybye, Mette TerpAssociate
Johansen, Mette-LouiseAssociate, 243
Keleman Saxena,
Kjærholm, LarsAssociate professor
Andersen, Marc
Louw, Maria E.Associate, 2.22
Meinert, LotteProfessor with Special, 1.49
Meldgaard Kjær, KatrineResearch
Nielbo, Kristoffer LaigaardAssociate, 326
Nielsen, Christian AxboeAssociate, 625
Nielsen,, 220
Parsons, ChristineAssociate, 325
Pedersen, PoulAssociate professor
Pinholt, JensAssociate professor emeritus
Piya, AvashResearch, 2.24
Roepstorff,, 319
Rosen, Melanie
Rytter, MikkelAssociate, 2.30
Seebach, Sophie HoogeResearch, 138
Seeberg, JensProfessor with Special, 234
Selbing, Ida CeciliaAssistant, 323
Selmer, BodilAssociate, 113
Skewes, LeaResearch, 322
Sparre, Sara LeiAssistant
Steenberg,, 318
Steensgaard, RikkeResearch Assistant
Suhr, ChristianAssociate
Swanson, Heather AnneAssociate, 112
Tejsner, PelleResearch
Otto, (Moesgaard Museum), 01-44B
Tsing,, 136
Tørring, Marie, 2.26
Vaisman, NoaAssistant, 224
Vangkilde, Kasper TangAssociate, 2.28
Vesper, CordulaAssistant
Vium, ChristianAssociate
Vohnsen, Nina HolmAssociate, 211
Waltorp, KarenAssistant, 212
Zhou, FeifeiResearch Assistant

Latest publications

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2018.10.25 | Antropologi

Amanda Møller Rasmussen – New Ph.D. at the Department for Anthropology

With a background in African Studies and Social Anthropology of Development from Copenhagen University and School of Oriental and African Studies, respectively, Amanda has started her Ph.D. at the Department for Anthropology in September.

2018.09.26 | Antropologi

Kirsten Keller- New PhD at the Department of Anthropology

Kirsten Keller's project concentrates on exploring landscapes of inequality in flood-prone coastal cities.

2018.09.11 | Antropologi

Cecilie Baann - New PhD at the Department of Anthropology

Cecilie Baann will be affiliated the ANTHUSIA project.


Fri 25 Jan
13:00-16:00 | Aarhus University, Moesgaard Lecture Hall, Building 4206, Room 139
PhD Defence: Katy Overstreet
"A well-cared for cow produces more milk": The biotechnics of (dis)assembling cow bodies in Wisconsin dairy worlds