• Workshop "Conceptualising Religious Infrastructures"

    The online workshop "Conceptualising Religious Infrastructures", organised by Yanti Hölzchen (Frobenius-Institute) and Benjamin Kirby (University of Leeds), will take place on September 24th, 2020.


    Brochure with abstracts

    To participate, please send an email to: b.j.kirby[at]


  • Introduction to the exhibition "BAXXE ፤ HOME"

    A short presentation gives an introduction to our current exhibition "BAXXE ፤ HOME" in the Museum Bautzen and its conceptualisation. In addition to photos by the Ethiopian photographer Maheder Haileselassie, taken in the Gedeo region in southern Ethiopia, the exhibition also shows photographs of students from Gedeo as well as archive material from the Frobenius Institute.

  • Prof. Dr. Georg Pfeffer (17 January 1943 - 20 May 2020)

    We remember our colleague, mentor and close friend, Georg Pfeffer, who passed away on May 20, 2020 after serious illness, and yet unexpectedly sudden.(Photo: Andrea Luithle-Hardenberg) 
  • Newsletter April/May 2020

    The completion of our newsletter has been delayed due to several changes in view of the current situation under the corona pandemic.Now it has been finalised, and we are happy to keep you updated about our current activities at the Frobenius Institute.(Newsletter in German language)
  • Library opened with restrictions

    The Leo Frobenius Library of Cultural Anthropology has resumed its opening hours with restrictions:Tue–Thu: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Only lending and return of media is possible. Please send us your loan requests in advance by email.  We will inform you as soon as the media are ready for collection: ausleihe[at]