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What is Anthropology of the Americas

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New publications of the employees of the department

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Our department now has its own blog- AmerigrafíasContributions are very welcome.

Click here for the blog "Amerigrafías"!


Cluster of Excellence

Beyond Slavery and Freedom: Asymmetrical Dependencies in Pre-Modern Societies

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A new cooperation agreement between the Department of Anthropoloy of the Americas and the Department of History and Anthropology of the Universidad de Sonora (México) opens up access to the new study course "Antropología" for students from Bonn to spend time with environmental anthropology, archaeology, history and cultural heritage of the Northwest as well as language courses on indigenous languages and ethnographic field research methods.

For more information see Auslandsstudium.

Welcome to the Department for the Anthropology of the Americas!

(Quechua Ayacuchano - "I welcome you.")

(Náhuatl - "We greet you!")

 "Saqirik! Kaqaya jun rutzil wach la!"
(K‘iche‘ - "Good morning, we greet you.")

 “Ko’oten awilej!”
(Yukatekisches Maya - „Come and take a look!")


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