The course diary contains term dates, submission deadlines and other notable events for post-fieldwork students. Dates for meetings of the various Graduate Committees (PhD Committee, Degree Committee and Board of Graduate Studies) will be published separately at the beginning of the academic year.
Please note that some dates are subject to confirmation, with final details to be circulated via the socanth writing-up mailinglist.
|PhD in Social Anthropology 2016-17|
|MICHAELMAS TERM 2016|
|Friday 7 October||6pm, Social Anthropology welcome party, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology|
|Wednesday 12 October||First Writing-up Seminar of term|
|Friday 14 October||First Senior Research Seminar of term|
|Friday 14 October||Nominations for PhD student representatives close|
|Wednesday 19 October||PhD student representative elections|
|Monday 31 October||Last date for submitting applications for the Appointment of Examiners for students submitting in January 2017|
|Friday 2 December||Closing date for SocAnth Conference Support applications|
|Tuesday 24 December||University closes for Christmas vacation|
|LENT TERM 2017|
|Tuesday 17 January||Lent Full Term Commences|
|Friday 20 January||First Senior Research Seminar of term|
|Wednesday 25 January||First Writing-up Seminar of term|
|Monday 13 February||Last date for submitting Applications for the Appointment of Examiners for students submitting in April 2017|
|Friday 17 March||Lent Full Term ends|
|EASTER TERM 2017|
|Tuesday 25 April||Easter Full Term commences|
|Friday 28 April||First Senior Research Seminar of term|
|Wednesday 3 May||First Writing-up Seminar of term|
|Monday 12 June||Last date for submitting Applications for the Appointment of Examiners for students submitting in September 2017|
|Wednesday 14 June||Easter Term ends|
- 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.