Study with us at the department of Social Anthropology!
The programme is taught in English. Read more and apply here!
We offer basic level courses and programs as well as advanced level studies in Social Anthropology.
Welcome to the Department of Social Anthropology! Here you can find information for incoming exchange students.
Read more about our various research seminars this spring
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Here you can find general contact information for the department
Global and comparative perspective toward the diversity of social and cultural forms of the contemporary world.
Find our researchers publications in the DIVA database.
PhD student Simon Johansson's research project draws on case studies conducted in Detroit, United States.
Read more about our different seminars at the department.
Chakad Ojani has been admitted to the Pro Futura Sciencia programme for promising early-career scholars. In the coming five years he will be working on the project ‘Oceans in the sky’ that deals with fog capture in coastal Peru.
Chasing Millets in North Bengal and Sikkim: An Excerpt From Seeds and Food Sovereignty featured in the Locavore
The new issue of kritisk etnografi – Swedish Journal of Anthropology 2023, Vol 6, Issue 1, is now published. Kritisk Etnografi is accessible online. Always. Everywhere. And for Everyone.
Tomas Cole and Kristina Simion discuss the violence that has spread across Myanmar since the 2021 coup.
Research seminar with Michel Lee, curator at the at the National Museums of World Culture in Sweden
By using ruination as a key concept, this roundtable aims to capture multiple aspects of the construction of destruction and to explore how to unfold ruination ethnographically.
Research seminar with Koen Leurs from Utrecht University
Research seminar with Camelia Dewan from Uppsala University