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Department of Social Anthropology

 

Course diary

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 2021-22
MICHAELMAS TERM 2021
Thursday 7 October Michaelmas Term teaching begins
Wednesday 13 October Deadline - Nominations for pre-field cohort PhD Committee Junior Member
Wednesday 13 October Funding application deadline for Gates US PhD applicants
tbc Election for nomination of pre-field cohort PhD Committee Junior Member
Friday 22 October Research Training Paper titles released
Monday 22 November Fieldwork Risk Assessment Form due for Christmas vacation fieldwork
LENT TERM 2022
Thursday 6 January Funding deadline for UK/EU/International students applying to the PhD
Thursday 20 January Lent  Term teaching begins
Friday 21 January Noon Submission deadline for Research Training Paper (RTP) 1
Friday 4 March Fieldwork Risk Assessment Form due for Easter vacation fieldwork
EASTER TERM 2022
Thursday 28 April Easter Term teaching begins
Friday 29 April 12pm Noon Submission deadline for Research Training Paper (RTP) 2
Friday 29 April 12pm Noon Submission deadline for Ethnographic Case Study
Wednesday 11 May Deadline for submitting MRes thesis titles for approval
Friday 13 May 12pm Noon Submission deadline for Fieldwork Proposal
Late May/Early June Fieldwork Clearance Interviews
Monday 30 May Deadline for William Wyse Fieldwork Funding applications
Monday 30 May Deadline for University Fieldwork Fund Applications
Friday 16 June Easter Full Term ends


A staff-student coffee morning is held during Full Term - you will be notified of the time and date.

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.