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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 2020-21
MICHAELMAS TERM 2020
Thursday 8 October Michaelmas Term teaching begins
Wednesday 14 October Deadline - Nominations for pre-field cohort PhD Committee Junior Member
tbc Election for nomination of pre-field cohort PhD Committee Junior Member
Friday 23 October Research Training Paper titles released
Monday 23 November Fieldwork Risk Assessment Form due for Christmas vacation fieldwork
LENT TERM 2021
Thursday 21 January Lent  Term teaching begins
Friday 22 January Noon Submission deadline for Research Training Paper (RTP) 1
Friday 5 March Fieldwork Risk Assessment Form due for Easter vacation fieldwork
EASTER TERM 2021
Thursday 29 April Easter Term teaching begins
Friday 30 April Noon Submission deadline for Research Training Paper (RTP) 2
Friday 30 April Noon Submission deadline for Ethnographic Case Study
Friday 14 May Noon Submission deadline for Fieldwork Proposal
tbc Fieldwork Clearance Interviews
Monday 31 May Deadline for William Wyse Fieldwork Funding applications
Monday 31 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.