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On Being Voices of Prudence

In her blogpost "On being voices of prudence in times of a pandemic", Prof. Dr. Judith Beyer discusses what anthropologists can do in the current Covid-19 crisis.

New edited volume in Routledge's Central Asian Studies series by Prof Judith Beyer and Prof Peter Finke

In this volume Judith Beyer and Peter Finke regard tradition as a practice that needs to be explored in its institutional and interactional context at a particular time, rather than as a reliable guide to the past: tradition can only be judged from the present; it is an interpretative concept, not a descriptive one. While the scholarly debate has so far centered on what tradition entails and what it does not, including the question of invention and ownership, less attention has been devoted to…

Ole Brüggemann VEUK award winner

Ole Brüggemann was awarded the VEUK prize for outstanding achievements in his academic studies. The award ceremony took place on 7 February during the annual meeting of the University Alumni Association VEUK e.V.