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Uppdated information: all teaching and meetings on Zoom for at least three weeks

The Swedish Public Health Agency has today, October 29, changed its recommendations to the general public in Stockholm with regard to the increasing number of cases of Covid-19. This includes, for instance, abstaining from physical meetings and visiting indoor environments where people gather. For this reason, all teaching and meetings at the Department of Social Anthropology will be held strictly via Zoom until further notice and for at least three weeks. 


Updated information about teaching during the fall and spring semester

Updated information about teaching during the fall and spring semester

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Congratulations to Paula Uimonen who has been promoted to professor in Social Anthropology

On October 22, Paula Uimonen was promoted to Professor of Social Anthropology after a decision by the Stockholm University's Vice-Chancellor.

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Ulf Hannerz top influential anthropologist

Ulf Hannerz, emeritus professor of social anthropology at Stockholm University, is number one when Academic Influence lists the most influential anthropologists in the world the last ten years.


Have you studied or do you study Social Anthropology?

Join the mentorship programme for the Academic Year 2020-21! The Department of Social Anthropology is participating in the Stockholm University Alumni Mentorship Programme for the Academic Year 2020-21. The Programme aims to connect students with alumni in a mentoring capacity for mutual benefit.

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Who believes in conspiracy theories and why?

Anthropologist Annika Rabo from Stockholm University is being interviewed in the podcast “Expert guide to conspiracy theories” by The Conversation.

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Online teaching during the fall

The department of Social Anthropology is preparing for online teaching in periods 1 and 2 during the fall 2020. As a first step to November 2, 2020. More information will come during the fall.


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Here you can find contact information to our staff.

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Information for students and staff about the coronavirus

Information on the coronavirus in relation to Stockholm University's activities is updated continuously.

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