Prof. Dr. Peter Fuchs (1928 - 2020)

Peter FuchsProfessor Fuchs passed away on 17 November 2020 at the age of 91.
Peter Fuchs taught and researched at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Göttingen for 30 years (1964-1994), initially as a research assistant and from 1978 as a full professor.
We bid farewell to a highly esteemed colleague and teacher who earned a high reputation with his many years of research on African cultures. With his commitment to the Ethnographic Collection and his cooperation with the Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (IWF, Institute for Scientific Film), he was also particularly committed to the transfer of knowledge from academia and to the public.

The staff members of the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology Göttingen

You will find an obituary for Peter Fuchs of Georg Klute in Mitteilungen der DGSKA Nr 54, S. 32-34 or in JSCA (Journal of Social and Cultural Anthropology) Vol. 146, S. 225-228.