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2 PhD scholarships offered by the Centre for African Studies Basel

The Centre for African Studies at the University of Basel calls for applications for two doctoral positions in Social Anthropology or African Studies covering a period of three years funded by the Humer Foundation for Academic Talent. The…

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Social Anthropology (60%)

The incoming Chair of Anthropology at the University of Basel, Switzerland, Prof. Dr. George Paul Meiu, is searching for a postdoctoral fellow with a strong training in - and innovative ideas for - the theory and methods of socio-cultural…

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Piet van Eeuwijk has been elected member of the 'Expert Groups on Global Health Themes' of the 'International Society of Global Health' in the thematic field 'Health Problems of Aging Populations'

The International Society of Global Health (ISoGH) aims to promote global health as a field of scientific research and health care practice nationally and internationally; to produce, provide, exchange and disseminate information relating…

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George Paul Meiu appointed Professor of Anthropology

George Paul Meiu will take up the professorship with a focus on social anthropology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences on 1 July 2022. He succeeds Prof. Dr. Till Förster, who held the position since 2001. The Institute of…

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Guided Field Course HS 2022/ FS 2023

Exploring Urban Environmental Futures in Colombia: Climate Justice, the Promise of Infrastructure and Beyond…

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Farewell Symposium in Honor of Prof. Dr. Till Förster

We are pleased to celebrate Professor Till Förster's distinguished career spanning over 20 years at the Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Basel. The institute will host a symposium to honor his research and teaching…

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Bodily ethnography: Some epistemological challenges of participation

New article by Till Förster