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Seminar Series

The Department holds a range of seminars in the Daryll Forde Seminar Room every week during term time. These seminars are open to all. See all seminars...

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Current Issue

The latest issue of ANTHROPOLITAN is available online

The academic year 2013/14 has been hugely busy for staff and students alike. Staff put the finishing touches to the Research Excellence Framework submitted in November and began to discuss the directions which research and teaching will take in the Department over the next seven years.

Published: Jun 19, 2014 4:12:31 PM

Risk, Embodiment and Health Technologies

Risk, Embodiment and Health Technologies

A One day workshop hosted by Biosocialities, Health and Citizenship RRG and the SMS network More...

Published: Jun 17, 2014 2:51:59 PM

Active Citizenship Panel Discussion

Active Citizenship Panel Discussion

Come and hear our guest speakers and join the discussion: What does it mean to be an active Global Citizen? What is activism? What are the challenges that global activism faces? More...

Published: Jun 3, 2014 2:05:05 PM


The Bodily AND Material Cultures of Religious Subjectivation

Department of Anthropology, UCL
Date: 17-18 June 2014
Convenors: Urmila Mohan and Jean-Pierre Warnier More...

Published: May 23, 2014 11:00:00 AM


Special Film Showing and Discussionwith Filmmaker Zeynep Gürsel

Wednesday 28 May 2014, 6:30pm
A.V. Hill Lecture Theatre, UCL (131 Medical Sciences)

Published: May 22, 2014 11:56:02 AM

Malinowski Memorial Lecture

Malinowski Memorial Lecture

The podcast of the lecture is available now. Listen to the podcast.

Dr Rebecca Empson is to give the Malinowski Memorial Lecture this year at the London School of Economics on Thursday 22 May 2014, 6-7pm. Her lecture is entitled: An Economy of Temporary Possession.

Published: May 13, 2014 1:22:00 PM

Graduate Support Scheme Summer Workshop

UCL Graduate Support Scheme Summer Workshop

We are pleased to announce that the UCL Graduate Support Scheme is offering 10 bursaries in Anthropology for the academic year 2014-15. Bursaries are available for the following masters programmes: More...

Published: May 8, 2014 11:55:13 AM


Basic Rights for Apes: Campaign to Change Germany's Constitution

Volker Sommer, Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at UCL, is one of the main activists behind the initiative to enlarge the "community of equals" and grant basic legal rights to our closest living relatives, bonobos, chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans. More...

Published: May 7, 2014 4:12:28 PM

Open Day

Postgraduate Open Day

The Department of Anthropology invites all prospective candidates to the Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday, 18th June (from 1.30pm onwards). More...

Published: May 6, 2014 4:50:00 PM

Michael Stewart

Michael Stewart at the UCL Festival of the Arts

Michael Stewart (UCL Anthropology and Founding Director of Open City Docs Fest at UCL) will present After Winter Comes Spring (Winter Ade), a film by Helke Misselwitz as part of the UCL Festival of the Arts on 27 May. More...

Published: Apr 28, 2014 12:19:46 PM

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