Welcome to the International Max Planck Research School “Global Multiplicity – A Social Anthropology for the Now” (IMPRS-GM) in Germany!

We are dedicated to offering outstanding research opportunities for doctoral students worldwide with a background in social and cultural anthropology and related disciplines. With us you can pursue a doctoral degree in different research fields, including
  • Economic Re-ordering
  • Political Potentials
  • Legal Complexity and Justice.
Since July 2023, the IMPRS “Global Multiplicity” has been offering a structured doctoral training and mentorship programme guided by world-class scientists. This collaborative initiative involves the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Leipzig University, and Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. Doctoral candidates enrolled in this programme receive their degrees from one of these esteemed universities. Our vibrant scientific community and academic environment provide the perfect setting for you to embark on your scholarly journey!

IMPRS-GM Seminar:
Research Ethics and Data Management II

2 to 4 July 2024 at MPI for Social Anthropology in Halle (organized by Patrick Desplat and Jovan Maud).

IMPRS-GM Workshop:
Digitalization

14 to 15 Nov 2024, a workshop at MPI for Social Anthropology in Halle (organized by Patrick Desplat; speakers: Ursula Rao and Mareike Schmidt).

IMPRS-GM Workshop:
Justice

23 to 24 Jan 2025, a workshop at MPI for Social Anthropology in Halle (organized by Patrick Desplat; speakers: Dominik Müller and Olaf Zenker).

News

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), Faculty of Philosophy I, Department for Anthropology and
Philosophy, Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology, offers a temporary position (up to 36 months)
starting on 1 October 2024.

For Doctoral Students interested in the topics of Asylum Law, Private Law, Law and Religion, and Procedural Justice.

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) “Global Multiplicity: A Social Anthropology for the Now” welcomes its first cohort in fall 2023. We spoke with coordinator Patrick Desplat about the unique opportunities the programme provides for ...

Launch IMPRS-GM

July 17, 2023

In Fall 2023, the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (MPI), together with Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Leipzig University, and FAU in Erlangen, will inaugurate the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) “Global ...

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität
          Erlangen-Nürnberg Universität Leipzig Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
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