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Research at the Department addresses processes of sociocultural transformation with a special emphasis on conflict and the environment. Other research foci are Amerindian and Afro-American Studies and Material and Visual Culture. Regional emphasis is placed on Latin America, especially the Amazon region and the Caribbean, with a minor focus on North America, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus.

Information on the research profile, current and completed research projects, the AnthroLab lecture series, as well as a list of current faculty publications connected to the department can be found on the research pages.