News from the Department of Humanities

Digital Anthropology in the time of Corona: Release of a new VMA online journal

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With the global pandemic and related measures such as border closures, lockdowns and social distancing, anthropology and many aspects of life have moved into the world of the digital. In a new online journal, students and researchers of the study program M.A. Visual and Media Anthropology have devoted themselves to a wide variety of aspects of this digital transformation of anthropology and focused on phenomena of the digitized world from an anthropological perspective.

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Hybrid enrolment ceremony: HMKW welcomes new students

The start of a new, initially hybrid semester: The matriculation ceremony for the winter semester 2020/21 took place recently at the three branches Berlin, Cologne and Frankfurt (Main) on site and online via livestream. The university management welcomed the prospective new students and gave a preview of the new semester, most of which will probably take place online.

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