News and Events

Next Monday, we will hold our second Career-/Practitioner Talk. We invite Björn Theis, Vice President & Head of Foresight at Evonik. He holds a master's degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology, Philosophy, and English Studies from the University of Cologne. In this lecture, he will talk about...

Our next guest lecturer is Dr. Mayurakshi Chaudhuri, an Associate Professor of Sociology and Digital Humanities at the FLAME University, Pune, India. She will talk about “Intersectionality and Im/Mobilities: Space, Place, and Identity in the Digital Age and beyond.” The lecture will be held onlin...

Unfortunately, the lecture on the 16th is canceled. The next Guest Lecture Series will be Monday, January 23rd. The detail will be provided as soon as possible.   Next Monday, we welcome Peter Simatei, a Professor of Comparative Literature at Moi University, Kenya, as the speaker of ou...

Our senior lecturer Mingqing Yuan will organize a documentary film screening and talk event for her "China in Africa" course. The film is about the Chinese in South Africa. It will take place online on Wednesday 11th, from 12:15-13:45 (CET). External participants are also welcome. For more detail...

For the first time in 2 years, the SDAC program had an in-person Christmas party on the 20th of December! The party was organized by student representatives. Many students of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th cohorts, and the teaching staff gathered to celebrate Christmas and get to know each other...

In the framework of the SDAC workshop series, the 6th cohort students joined the “Public Speaking” workshop on December 9th, 2022. Eric Molin, a professional presentation coach, generously reported on this workshop. On December 9th 2022, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germa...

For our next SDAC Guest Lecture Series, we welcome Alicia Izharuddin, a lecturer in Gender Studies at Monash University, Malaysia, and an incoming senior visiting fellow in Gender and Sexuality at the National University of Singapore. Her lecture topic is “Compulsory Hijab as Gendered State Violence...

Our next Guest Lecture features Dr. Annemarie Samuels as the speaker. She is an Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at Leiden University, the Netherlands. Her topic is “HIV and Care in Aceh, Indonesia: Navigating (In)visibility and Gendered Inequality.” The lect...