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 2015-16|
|MICHAELMAS TERM 2015|
|Friday 9 October||6pm, Social Anthropology welcome party, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology|
|Wednesday 14 October||First Writing-up Seminar of term|
|Friday 16 October||First Senior Research Seminar of term|
|Friday 16 October||Nominations for PhD student representatives close|
|Monday 19 October||First Senior Seminar Analysis meeting of term|
|Wednesday 21 October||PhD student representative elections|
|Monday 2 November||Last date for submitting applications for the Appointment of Examiners for students submitting in January 2016|
|Tuesday 1 December||Submission of writing-up plan to CamSIS|
|Friday 4 December||Closing date for SocAnth Conference Support applications|
|Thursday 24 December||University closes for Christmas vacation|
|LENT TERM 2016|
|Tuesday 12 January||Lent Full Term Commences|
|Friday 15 January||First Senior Research Seminar of term|
|Monday 18 January||First Senior Seminar Analysis of term|
|Wednesday 20 January||First Writing-up Seminar of term|
|Monday 8 February||Last date for submitting Applications for the Appointment of Examiners for students submitting in April 2016|
|Friday 11 March||Lent Full Term ends|
|EASTER TERM 2016|
|Tuesday 19 April||Easter Full Term commences|
|Friday 22 April||First Senior Research Seminar of term|
|Monday 25 April||First Senior Seminar Analysis of term|
|Wednesday 27 April||First Writing-up Seminar of term|
|Friday 27 May||Deadline for submission of progress log to CamSIS|
|Monday 6 June||Last date for submitting Applications for the Appointment of Examiners for students submitting in September 2016|
|Wednesday 22 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.