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Social Anthropology



Social Anthropology at Edinburgh is a major international centre of undergraduate and postgraduate training, and we offer regional specialisations in Africa, South Asia and Latin America.

We are also one of the premier research departments in the United Kingdom. Rooted in a strong disciplinary tradition our research asks challenging questions about contemporary global problems, putting us at at the cutting edge of Social Anthropology.

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Edinburgh welcomes Sri Lanka researchers

Sri Lanka in Transition: Society, Polity, Economy 5th Roundtable on Contemporary Sri Lanka, University of Edinburgh

Agathe Mora wins Hocart essay prize

Agathe Mora has just been awarded the RAI's Arthur Maurice Hocart prize for her essay: 'We Don't Work for the Serbs, We Work for Human

Upcoming Events

Jun 26 Hosted by: Dr Lotte Hoek # University of Edinburgh Forms of the Left 15:30 (2 days, 4 hours and 30 minutes) George Square, various locations

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Jun 30 Hosted by: Resto Cruz # Univesity of Edinburgh Philippine Studies in the UK 2016 09:00 (1 day and 8 hours) Room G21, Patersons Land, Holyrood Road

Social Anropology Seminar Series

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