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Opening hours during summer term (8th April 2024 till 19th July 2024):

Monday to Thursday 9 - 19 h
Friday closed!



ATTENTION: in the summer semester 2024 the "60 Minutes in Ethnography, Theory, Anthropology" will take place Wednesdays (14-15h) on several 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.

Finding and borrowing

 Cologne University Catalogue


For the holdings of the Ethnology Library, please use the filter on the left side of the search result!

Due to technical reasons all our titles are marked "Präsenzbestand".
Nevertheless our books remain lendable!

New Books

OZ/MEL 2024,2
Narain, Edward and Tarryn Phillips: Sugar : an ethnographic novel. University of Toronto Press, 2024.

EU 2024,1
Testa, Alessandro: Ritualising cultural Heritage and re-enchanting rituals in Europe. Carolina Academic Press, 2024.

IN/JA 2021,1
Ley, Lukas: Building on borrowed time : rising seas and failing infrastructure in Semarang. University of Minnesota Press, 2021.

V/IND 2013,1
Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala and Gopa Samanta: Dancing with the river : people and life on the Chars of South Asia. Yale University Press, 2013.

V/IND 2015,1
Björkman, Lisa: Pipe politics, contested waters : embedded infrastructures of millennial Mumbai. Duke University Press, 2015.

AM/S 2021,1
Stensrud, Astrid B.: Watershed politics and climate change in Peru. Pluto Press, 2021.

KP 2024,1
Kafitz, Alexandra ; Reymann, Andy: Ein Bäckersohn in Südwest-Afrika : Deutscher Kolonialismus in Afrika am Beispiel des Wiesbaener Missionars Carl Berger. Museum Wiesbaden, 2024.

AM/C 2013,1
Muehlmann, Shaylih: Where the river ends : contested indigeneity in the Mexican Colorado Delta. Duke University Press, 2013.

E/BIOL 2009,1
Helmreich, Stefan: Alien ocean : anthropological voyages in microbial seas. University of California Press, 2009.

AM/C 2019,1
Ballestero, Andrea: A future history of water. Duke University Press, 2019.

AM/S 2016,1
Oslender, Ulrich: Geographies of social movements : Afro-Colombian mobilization and the aquatic space. Duke University Press, 2016.

AF/N 2014,1
Barnes, Jessica: Cultivating the Nile : the everyday politics of water in Egypt. Duke University Press, 2014.

AF/S 2022,1
Hoag, Colin: Fluvial imagination : on Lesotho's water-export economy. University of California Press, 2022.

V/IND 2017,1
Anand, Nikhil: Hydraulic city : water and the infrastructures of citizenship in Mumbai. Duke University Press, 2017.

H/IND 2023,1
Beyer, Judith: Rethinking community in Myanmar : Practices of we-formation among Muslims and Hindus in urban Yangon. NIAS Press, 2023.

V/IND 2022,1
Bremner, Lindsay (ed.): Monsoon as method : assembling monsoonal multiplicities. Actar Publishers, 2022.

#AF/Z 2023,1
Katanekwa, Nicholas Mwitelela: Barotseland Western Zambia: the Bantu destination: the archaeology and prehistory of South-Central Barotseland Western Zambia, 300 BCE/BC - 1400CE/AD. Kindle Direct Publishing, 2023.

OZ/MEL 2024,1
Ellerich, Sebastian T.: Melanesian mainstream : stringband music and identity in Vanuatu. Berghahn, 2024.