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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.

Latest publications

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News

2020.12.04 | Antropologi

Lotte Meinert receives a Carlsberg Foundation Monograph Fellowship

Lotte Meinert has received a Carlsberg Foundation Monograph Fellowship for the project: “Sharing Mountains: Ethical Change in Ik Land”

2020.09.24 | Antropologi

Lasse Bech knudsen - New PhD at the Department of Anthropology

Lasse will be working on the project: Future-Proofing: Theorising the Effort to Know and Govern for Future Climate Risks in the Scottish Civil Service.

2020.09.09 | Antropologi

Sarah-Louise Japhetson Mortensen - New PhD at the department of Anthropology

Sarah-Louise Japhetson Mortensen will be part of the the international and interdisciplinary research project: “Temporary Protection as a durable solution? The “Return-Turn” in asylum policies in Europe”(TemPro)

Events

Wed 20 Jan
09:30-11:30 | Via Zoom - see link in the document
On-line meeting : How to apply for a PhD Scholdarship at ARTS
Wed 20 Jan
13:00-17:00 | zoom
Muskox: between Wild and Domesticated
Research Seminar 20th and 21st January 2021