Berlin Anthropology Seminars

The winter 2023/24 Berlin Anthropology Seminars, a joint initiative by anthropologists from FU Berlin, ZMO, and Ethnologisches Museum, are starting on November 1, 2023, 16:15h in Berlin Dahlem and online



Berlin Anthropology Seminars

winter semester 2023/2024

Wednesdays, 4.15 - 5.45 pm in the FU Seminar Center and online on Webex

The Berlin Anthropology Seminar series constitutes a joint initiative by anthropologists from the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology at FU Berlin, ZMO, and Ethnologisches Museum. It intends to shape and cultivate an inclusive platform and open regular meeting point for exchange and discussion on current research by Berlin-based anthropologists. Please spread the word among colleagues, junior or senior, who may be interested. For further questions contact m.oschwald( at )

Organizers: Paola Ivanov, Claudia Liebelt, and Kai Kresse.

Please feel invited to our opening on November 1st, with Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi (Rutgers University): Life in Fatehvadi. Naming and Omission.

We start at 4.15 pm in the FU seminar centre, Otto-von Simson-Str. 26, 14195 Berlin, room L116 and online in our Webex room.

Full Programme Winter 2023/2024

November 1 - Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi (Rutgers University): Life in Fatehvadi. Naming and Omission

November 15 - Liina Mustonen (University of Duisburg-Essen): In the Shadow of Colonialism. Studying up in the Middle East

November 29 - Zentralarchiv der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin: Curating Postcolonial Provenance Research in the Humboldt Forum

December 13 - Hilal Alkan (Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient): Like an adult tree. Emplacement, intimate care and human-plant relations in migration

January 10 - Dominik Mattes (IfSKA, FU Berlin): Affective Presence. How minority religion takes place in Berlin

January 24 - Book Launch I Andrea Fleschenberg, Kai Kresse and Rosa Cordillera Castillo: Thinking with the South. Reframing Research Collaboration amid Decolonial Imperatives and Challenges. Berlin: De Gruyter 2023.


Nähere Informationen

m.oschwald[ at ]