Department of Anthropology – University of Copenhagen


  • More-than-Human Politics


    How can ethnographers identify and describe the political when earth beings, spirits, or nonhuman others become part of the ethnographic equation? In this episode of AnthroPod, guest producers Stine Krøijer and Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen take up this debate which is central to current environmental and political anthropology »

  • Cruelty and Compassion: Chaotic street life and the urban youth in post blast Manchester


    "Despite the emphasis on individualism among the urban youth, people across class and racial boundaries are keen to protect vibrant, unrestricted and tolerant street cultures, which is an integral part of their urban educational and social experience" writes Associate Professor Atreyee Sen who was in Manchester during the concert bombing »

  • Fragile Futures–project shares research results with key stakeholders in Ouagadougou


    The research project Fragile Futures invited their key stakeholders to a workshop in Ouagadougou to discuss the practical implications of their findings. Their research was recognised by the Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation and the Danish Ambassador of Burkina Faso. »

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New MSc track

The Department of Anthropology offers a new MSc track: Business and Organisational Anthropology.

This track focuses on studies of business activities and life in organisations by anthropological methods and theory.

You can read about the study programme, competence profile, application and admission here.