Below is the schedule for Induction week 2016. All students are expected to attend the events listed below, so please let the Graduate Administrator, (graduate-secretary [at] socanth.cam.c.uk) know if you cannot attend any of the activities.
All events take place in the Division of Social Anthropology unless marked with an asterisk*.
|Date||Time||Description and Location|
|Before course||Al-year||SSRMC Skills audit, online at SSRMC|
|Tue 04 October||Morning||Health & safety induction, Babbage Lecture Theatre|
|Wed 05 October||11:30||Pre-Field Induction, Division of Social Anthropology|
|Wed 05 October||16:00||Introduction to the SSRMC, Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick site|
|Wed 05 October||17:00||SSRMC booking window opens, University Training & Booking System|
|Thu 06 October||09:00||Teaching begins, see MRes/PhD1 Timetables|
|Fri 07 October||18:00||Social Anthropology welcome party, Museum of Arch & Anth|
|Mon 10 October||Morning||Interviews with pre-field tutor & PhD Chair, Meyer Fortes Room,Division of Social Anthropology|
The diary contains term dates, course submission deadlines and deadlines for funding amongst other useful information. For a teaching timetable, please see the Timetables.
|PhD in Social Anthropology 2016-17|
|MICHAELMAS TERM 2016|
|Thursday 06 October||Michaelmas Term teaching begins|
|Friday 14 October||17:00 Deadline - Nominations for pre-field cohort PhD Committee Junior Member|
|Wednesday 19 October||Election for nomination of pre-field cohort PhD Committee Junior Member|
|Friday 28 October||Research Training Paper titles released|
|Friday 09 December||Fieldwork Risk Assessment Form due for Christmas vacation fieldwork|
|LENT TERM 2017|
|Tuesday 17 January||Lent Full Term Commences|
|Friday 20 January||Noon Submission deadline for Research Training Paper (RTP) 1|
|EASTER TERM 2017|
|Tuesday 25 April||Easter Full Term teaching begins|
|Friday 28 April||Noon Submission deadline for Research Training Paper (RTP) 2|
|Friday 28 April||Noon Submission deadline for Ethnographic Case Study|
|Monday 22 May||Noon Submission deadline for Research Proposal Portfolio|
|Late May (TBC)||Fieldwork Clearance Interviews|
|Friday 16 June||Easter Full Term ends, update contact details in your CamSIS self-service account|
|Monday 18 September||Noon Submission deadline for Research Proposal Portfolio|
|Late September||MRes viva voce examinations (if required)*|
|Late September/ Early October||Fieldwork clearance interviews (for those continuing to PhD)
Applications for University & Wyse fieldwork funding due
* An oral examination is only necessary if a candidate is in danger of failing
A staff-student coffee morning is held at 11am on the last Tuesday of each month during Full Term.
- The Cambridge academic year commences on 1st October and finishes on 30th September each year and is made up of three terms: Michaelmas, Lent, and Easter.
- “Full term” means the eight-week central portion of each of the three terms (Michaelmas, Lent and Easter), during which teaching takes place.
- Graduate students operate on the basis of the academic year which extends beyond the end of the Easter Term are expected to be in residence at all times, even outside of Full Term, unless they have been granted leave to work away.
For specific term dates please see University Term Dates.