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Writing-up Diary

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

 

 

Academic calendar

  • 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.