Cultural Anthropology Institutes

Cultural Anthropology Institutes

 

scientific institutions that engage in research in the field of cultural anthropology (Russian, etnografiia).

USSR. The central scientific research institution in the USSR is the N. N. Miklukho-Maklai Institute of Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. Institutions in the Union republics that carry on research in cultural anthropology include the M. F. Ryl’skii Institute of Art Studies, Folklore, and Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR (Kiev), the Institute of Art Studies, Ethnography, and Folklore of the Academy of Sciences of the Byelorussian SSR (Minsk), the I. A. Dzhavakhishvili Institute of History, Archeology, and Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of the Georgian SSR (Tbilisi), and the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR (Yerevan).

Research on cultural anthropology is also carried on at the Institute of History and the Institute of the Peoples of the Near and Middle East of the Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan SSR (Baku), the Ch. Ch. Valikhanov Institute of History, Archeology, and Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR (Alma-Ata), the Institute of History and the A. Biruni Institute of Oriental Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the Uzbek SSR (Tashkent), the A. Donish Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of the Tadzhik SSR (Dushanbe), the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of the Kirghiz SSR (Frunze), the Sh. B. Batyrov Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of the Turkmen SSR (Ashkhabad), the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR (Tallinn), the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of the Latvian SSR (Riga), the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of the Lithuanian SSR (Vilnius), and the Department of Ethnography and Art Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the Moldavian SSR (Kishinev).

Various scientific research institutes in the autonomous republics and autonomous oblasts engage in cultural anthropology research. There are cultural anthropology research groups in the Siberian Division (Novosibirsk) and the Far Eastern Center (Vladivostok) of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. Important research is being carried out by the subdepartments of ethnography of the history departments at various universities, notably those at Moscow, Leningrad, and Tbilisi, as well as by the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, the Museum of the Peoples of the USSR (Leningrad), and museums in such cities as Tartu, L’vov, and Tbilisi.

Other countries. A list, by country, of the most important foreign institutions, departments, and chairs dealing with cultural anthropology follows.

Algeria

Center for Research in Anthropology, Prehistory, and Ethnography of the Humanities Institute (Algiers, founded 1957)

Argentina

National Institute of Anthropology, attached to the Ministry of Culture and Education (Buenos Aires, founded 1943)

Institute of Anthropological Studies (Buenos Aires)

Australia

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (Canberra, founded 1961)

Chairs of anthropology at various universities, including the Australian National University (Canberra) and the University of Sydney

Austria

Institute of Ethnology at the University of Vienna

Institute of Ethnography at the University of Graz

Brazil

Latin American Center for Research in the Social Sciences (Rio de Janeiro, founded 1957)

Bulgaria

Institute of Ethnography and Museum, under the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Sofia, founded 1947)

Canada

Canadian Center for Anthropological Research (Ottawa)

Colombia

Colombian Institute of Anthropology (Bogotá, founded 1952)

Cuba

Institute of Ethnology and Folklore (Havana)

Czechoslovakia

Institute of Ethnography and Folklore of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (Prague)

Institute of Ethnography of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (Bratislava)

Denmark

Institute of Prehistoric Archaeology and Ethnography at the University of Åarhus

Universal Institute for the Study of European Folk Culture (Lyngby)

Ethiopia

Institute of Ethiopian Studies at the University of Addis Ababa

Finland

Institutes of ethnology at the universities of Helsinki, Turku, and Jyväskylä

France

Laboratory of the Ethnology of Modern and Fossil Man at the Museum of Man (Paris)

Laboratory of French Ethnography at the National Museum of Folk Arts and Customs (Paris)

Center for the Documentary Analysis of and Research on Black Africa

German Democratic Republic (GDR)

Department of Ethnography and the History of Culture of the Central Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of the GDR

Institute of Ethnology and German Folklore at the Humboldt University of Berlin

Germany, Federal Republic of

Frobenius Institute at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University (Frankfurt am Main)

Institutes of ethnography at various universities, notably at the universities of Munich and Tubingen

Ghana

Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana

Great Britain

Departments and chairs of anthropology at various universities, notably the universities of London, Cambridge, Oxford, Edinburgh, and Belfast

Hungary

Ethnographic Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Budapest, founded 1967)

Chairs of ethnography at universities in Budapest, Debrecen, and Szeged

India

Anthropological Survey of India (Calcutta, founded 1945)

Italy

Institutes and chairs of ethnography and anthropology at various universities, notably the University of Rome

Institute of Anthropological Science (Cagliari)

Japan

Institute for Comparative Research on Education and Culture at Kyushu University (Fukuoka, founded 1953)

Chairs of cultural anthropology at Tokyo Metropolitan University and the Tokyo University of Education

Korea, People’s Democratic Republic of

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Academy of Social Sciences (Pyongyang, founded 1957)

Mexico

Mexican Center for Anthropological Research

National Institute of Indigenous Peoples (Mexico City, founded 1948)

Netherlands, The

Anthropological Division of the Royal Institute of the Tropics (founded 1910)

Institute of Geography and Ethnography (Amsterdam)

Nigeria

Institute of African Studies (Ibadan)

Norway

Institute for Comparative Research in Human Culture (Oslo, founded 1922)

Peru

Institute of Peruvian Studies (Lima)

Philippines, The

Institute of Philippine Culture at the University of Manila (founded 1960)

Poland

Institute of the History of Material Culture of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw and Kraków, founded 1953)

Portugal

Cultural Anthropology Research Center (Lisbon)

Rumania

Institute of Ethnology and Dialectology (Bucharest, founded 1949)

Senegal

Main Institute of Black African Studies (Dakar, founded 1936)

Spain

Center for Peninsular Ethnology (Barcelona)

Sweden

Institute for the Study of Folk Culture in Göteborg

Institutes of ethnography and ethnology at the universities of Uppsala, Lund, and Göteborg

Nordic Museum (Stockholm, founded 1873)

Skansen Museum (Stockholm, founded 1891)

Switzerland

Museum and Institute of Ethnography (Geneva)

USA

Research Center in Anthropology, Folklore, and Linguistics at Indiana University (Bloomington, Ind.)

Research Institute for the Study of Man (New York City)

School of American Research (Santa Fe, N.M., founded 1907)

Institute of American Indian Studies at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah)

Departments of anthropology (or sociology and anthropology) at various universities, notably Columbia University (New York City), Cornell University (Ithaca, N.Y.), and Harvard University (Cambridge, Mass.)

Venezuela

Caribbean Institute of Anthropology and Sociology (Caracas, founded 1962)

Vietnam, Socialist Republic of

Institute of Ethnography of the Committee of the Social Sciences (Hanoi)

Yugoslavia

Ethnographic Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (Belgrade)

Ethnologic Institute at the University of Zagreb

Institute of Slovene Ethnography of the Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts (Ljubljana)

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