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  • 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.

  • "BAXXE ፤ HOME" on exhibition at the Bautzen Museum

    Until 16 August 2020 the exhibition "BAXXE ፤ HOME" is on display at the Museum Bautzen.  The exhibition shows photos from the Frobenius Institute's archives, which document the early expeditions to the Gedeo region in Ethiopia between the 1930s and 1950s.

  • 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]frobenius-institut.deThe reading room with our desks and copy machine/scanner remain inaccessible.Borrowed media have been automatically extended until 31.05.2020.------Since many libraries are restricted by COVID-19, many publishers and databases offer free access to literature, such as JSTOR or Cambridge University Press.A list of databases where you can search ethnological literature online can be found here.Stay healthy!Your library team