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CfA: Ethnography and Experience

ith the general support of the Regional Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences our institute organizes a workshop conference near Cluj-Napoca, in the village of Stana. With invited presenters, workshop leaders and participants we study the concept of experience

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Freshman party

We kindly invite you to this year’s Freshman Party on 14 December 2022 at 7pm! Games, fun, laughter, quizzes, raffles and many more! See each other at Tranzit House (George Baritiu – 16 Mill Street)!

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Bear Dance

The emeritus professor of our faculty, Ferenc Pozsony won the Transylvanian Master of Science Award last year. The A Kolozsvári Akadémiai Bizottság (Academic Committee of Cluj-Napoca) will organise a symposium for the laureates tomorrow at 3 pm in the Popovici Hall

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Snezhana Dimitrova’s public lecture

Snezhana Dimitrova, the associate professor of the South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Blagoevgrad will hold a public lecture at our department. The title of the lecture: Hunger, Diseases and Women Revolt: Social Anger and WWI. Venue: Popovici room, Faculty of Letters

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Nagy Zoltán’s public lecture

We kindly invite you to join Nagy Zoltán‘s (University of Pécs, Hungary) online public lecture on March 9th, 14:00 (UTC+2). For further information please see the facebook event here or you can directly join the Zoom session here. Please note that the lecture will be

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Árpád Szakolczai’s public lecture

We kindly invite you to join Árpád Szakolczai‘s (University College Cork) online public lecture Living in Trickster Land: A Political Anthropology of Trickster Logic on November 26th, 13:00 (UTC+2). For further information please see the facebook event here or you can directly join the Zoom session here.

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Joint research in Szépvíz

Our students took part in a joint research that intended to study the memory of the local the Armenian community and the ethnic relations between the Armenian and the Szeklers.

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Celebration of anniversary

Our institute celebrates its thirtiest anniversary, a period when the teaching of ethnography and anthropology in Hungarian language was reintroduced in Cluj-Napoca. The event will take place in the Aula Magna on June 28th, 2021 between three and six o’clock

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Chris Hann’s public lecture

The Hungarian Department of Ethnography and Anthropology marks thirty years of teaching ethnography in Cluj. As part of a series of events to celebrate this, Chris Hann, the director of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology will hold a

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