Master's programme 2015-2016

Welcome MA students! Here you can find the information on your schedules, programme, and introduction for the Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology Master's programme 2015-2016.

Timetables MA courses

The schedules of your MA courses can be found at Timetables 2015-2016.

For an overview of the schedules and information on the courses of the CA-DS master’s programme, go to the home page of our digital study guide e-Prospectus.

Welcome to the MA Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology!

To make a good start we invite you to the introduction activities. Get to know the details of the master’s programme, meet the staff members, and discuss your fieldwork plans.

MA Introduction Leiden Institute CA-DS

Date Monday 31 August 2015
Time 09:45- 12:45
Place Room 1.A01, Pieter de la Court building, 1st floor

Introduction programme



Arrival (coffee and tea)

10:15  - Words of welcome by Prof. Gerard Persoon (academic director CA-DS)
10:25  - Focus of the MA programme and 'learning by doing' by Prof. Peter Pels (chairperson Academic committee, lecturer LISP course)
10:55  - Stucture of the MA: Specialisations, options, and field schools by Dr. Erik de Maaker (MA programme coordinator)
11:15  - Coffee break (completion of the enquiry form)
11:30  - Indonesia field school - Dr. Ratna Saptari
11:40  - Ghana field school - Dr. Jan Jansen
11:50  - The Netherlands field school - Dr. Henrike Florusbosch and Dr. Paul Mepschen
12:00  - Short presentations by former students MA programme
12:45  - Speed date & lunch with staff members / supervisors in the Bamboo Lounge (bring your own lunch!)
14:00  - End


Master’s programme outline

For a short outline and information on the structure and organization of this year's master’s programme, a summary of the main deadlines and the introduction activities see the MA Programme 2015-2016 overview.

More detailed information on the master’s programme can be found on this CA-DS website and schedules and courses in our online study guide e-Prospectus.

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