Our academic staff engage in research and publish on current topics in anthropology, such as globalization, socio-ecological transformation, health, war and peace, migration, entrepreneurship and the financialisation of land.

Staff members

 Friederike Eichner

Friederike Eichner

Research Associate

Schillerstraße 6, Room 402
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37226

Office hours
Please arrange an appointment via email.

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Dr Sina Emde

Research Associate

Schillerstraße 6, Room S 403
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37223

Office hours
Tuesday 2-3 pm and after arrangement via email

Dr Markus Höhne

Dr Markus Höhne

Research Associate

Schillerstraße 6, Room 402
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37226

Office hours
Please arrange an appointment via email.

Dr Claudia Lang

Dr Claudia Lang

Heisenberg Associate Professor

Schillerstraße 6, Room 421
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37227

Office hours
Wednesday 5-6 pm

Prof Dr Ursula Rao

Prof Dr Ursula Rao

Honorary Professor

Advokatenweg 36
06114 Halle

Other Members of the Institute

  • Prof. Dr. Christopher Hann
    Head of Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (Halle)
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  • Prof. Dr. Günther Schlee
    Head of Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (Halle)
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  • Prof. Dr. Keebet von Benda-Beckmann
    Associate at Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (Halle)
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If you're interested in being a guest lecturer for our department, please submit a brief proposal to Suzanna Powers

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