Cultural Anthropologists and Ethnologists want to understand people and the way they organize socially, politically and culturally. Through long term fieldwork and ethnographic writing, we create knowledge about social forms and cultural expressions in Sweden and Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia and Melanesia.
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Researcher of the Month
Susann Baez Ullberg: People’s relationships with water, the role of anthropology in fighting climate change, and the ethical aspects of environmental degradation
Susann Baez Ullberg is an environmental and disaster anthropologist who specializes in research on human water relations. She is involved in several research networks with a focus on the environment and sustainability, and believes that anthropology can play a crucial role in the fight against climate change and other environmental problems.
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Aktuellt på institutionen
Chakad Ojani admitted to SCAS cutting-edge research program
The Department's postdoc Chakad Ojani has been selected for the prestigious Pro Futura Scientia program for promising early-career researchers. For five years, he will further develop his research on the relationship between space infrastructure, environment, and climate change.
New podcast with Adelaida Caballero
Adelaida Caballero recently defended her dissertation successfully at the department. Now you can hear her talk about her research about female sexuality and cultural anthropology as a discipline in the Swedish podcast Ett hum om.
Uppsala anthropologists attend SANT 2023
Last week, the Swedish Anthropology Association SANT's annual conference is being organized at the Ethnographic Museum in Stockholm, together with Stockholm University. The conference theme this year was Care and the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology at Uppsala University was represented in many panels and roundtables.
- Chakad Ojani admitted to SCAS cutting-edge research program 2023-06-05
- New podcast with Adelaida Caballero 2023-05-31
- Uppsala anthropologists attend SANT 2023 2023-05-02
- The New Uppsala University´s Forum for Africa Studies is inaugurated! 2023-04-14
- Book talk: Burkina Faso seen from below in 2023 2023-04-13
- Official Opening of Art Exhibition in the Department 2023-04-05
- The New Uppsala University’s Forum for Africa Studies will be launched on Friday, April 14th. 2023-04-03
- New information film about our Bachelor's programme! 2023-04-03
- Adelaida Caballero defends dissertation April 21st 2023-03-30
- Sten Hagberg interviewed about Development Research 2023-03-30
Ethnology celebrates 75 years
Workshop: Towards an anthropology of capture (online)
Anthropology celebrates 60 years
Research seminar in Cultural Anthropology with Andrea Ballestero
Research seminar in Cultural Anthropology with Lucia Michelutti
Research seminar in Cultural Anthropology with Morten Axel Pedersen
Books, book chapters, articles and PhD dissertations published by members of the faculty