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The library is open again and can be used without booking an appointment.

Opening hours during summer term (3rd April till 14th July):

Monday 9 - 19 h
Tuesday 9.30 - 19 h
Wednesday 9 - 19 h
Thursday 9 - 19 h

Friday closed!


Aberrant opening hours in May

Thursday, 18.05.2023 closed

Thursday, 25.05.2023 open from 9 to 17.30 h

Monday, 29.05.2023 closed


ATTENTION: in the summer semester 2023 the "60 Minutes in Ethnography, Theory, Anthropology" will take place Wednesdays (14-15h) on 7 dates in the library. There will be limited workstations available during this time  but borrowing and returning items will be possible. The exact dates can be found here.

Online Search in the Department Library Catalogue

New Books

AF/Z 108
Mbikusita-Lewanika, Akashambatwa: Political economy of Zambia to 1990 end of one-party state : a critique of dependence, underdevelopment and disarticulation. Barotse National Library, Documentary, Research and Development Services, 2022.

AF/Z 109
Mbikusita-Lewanika, Akashambatwa: The soul of Barotse people : a heritage of land, labour, livelihood and liberty. Barotse National Library, Documentary, Research and Development Services, 2021.

KU 198
Probst, Peter: What Is African Art? A short history. The University of Chicago Press, 2022.

AF/O 376
Fuchs, Lisa Elena: A political ecology of Kenya's Mau Forest : The land, the trees, and the people. James Currey, 2023.

REL 741
Power Bratton, Susan: Religion and the Environment : An Introduction. Routledge, 2021.

ETHN 627
Ingold, Tim: Anthropologie und/als Erziehung. Konstanz University Press, 2022.

KAT 436
Wernsdörfer, Martina und Mareille Flitsch (Hrsg.): VielFalt : textiles Wissen von Miao-Frauen in Südwest-China. Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich, 2022.

AF/N 274
Makilam: Signes et rituels magiques des femmes Kabyles. Edisud, 1999.

AF/N 275
Kasriel, Michèle: Libres femmes du Haut-Atlas? Dynamique d'une micro-société au Maroc. L'Harmattan, 1989.

AF/N 276
Dernouny, M. et A. Chaouite (dir.): Enfances Maghrebines. Afrique Orient, 1987.

EU/Z 164
Lems, Annika: Frontiers of Belonging : The Education of Unaccompanied Refugee Youth. Indiana University Press, 2022.

WIRT 433
Weisweiler, John (ed.): Debt in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East : Credit, Money, and Social Obligation. Oxford University Press, 2023.

Henri Hubert et Marcel Mauss: Correspondance (1897-1927). Classiques Garnier, 2021.

MUS 78
Kuper, Adam: The Museum of Other People : From Colonial Acquisitions to Cosmopolitan Exhibitions. Profile Books, 2023.

AF 707
Abungu, George Okello and Ndoro, Webber (eds.): Cultural Heritage Management in Africa : The Heritage of the Colonized. Routledge, 2022.