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Managing enlightenment

September 14, 2017
Conference at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology on the economic activities of Buddhist monasteries more

"Right" and "wrong" beliefs: states as arbiters of religious doctrine

September 01, 2017
Conference at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology on the bureaucratization of Islam in Southeast Asia more

"Before Boas" by Han F. Vermeulen awarded the ICAS Book Prize 2017

August 17, 2017
Han F. Vermeulen, research associate and historian of anthropology at the Department 'Integration and Conflict' of the Max Planck Institute of Social Anthropology, has received another award for his book Before Boas: The Genesis of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German Enlightenment. The International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) has honoured him with the ICAS Book Prize 2017 in the category "English Language Edition – Social Sciences" during a plenary ceremony in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on 20 July. more

Six Max Planck Institutes explore social and legal exclusion as a result of migration

August 04, 2017
Six Max Planck Institutes explore social and legal exclusion as a result of migration more

Establishment of "Max-Cam"

August 01, 2017
A new collaboration between the Max Planck Society and the University of Cambridge started in July 2017. more

Die Kehrseite der Medaille

July 21, 2017
Der UNESCO-Welterbe-Titel bringt außer Prestige auch manchen Nachteil more

Radio interview: Why does the “Cultural World Heritage” title matter?

July 20, 2017
Christoph Brumann talks to MDR Kultur. more

Successful inauguration of the extension building

June 20, 2017
More than 200 guests accepted the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology’s invitation more

Social Diversity – a Challenge for State Law

June 12, 2017
Conference on legal pluralism at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology more

Inauguration of the extension building

June 09, 2017
The tape-cutting ceremony for the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology’s new building at Advokatenweg 36 will take place on Thursday, 15 June 2017. The ceremony will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will conclude with an inauguration party starting at 6:45 p.m., to which the institute’s neighbours were also invited. more
 
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