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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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Fourth Year Undergraduate Student's Article Published by Dangerous Women Project

Fourth-Year Student Adela Briansó's article "Pink Skeptics: Dangerous Women and the Pink Ribbon Culture" has been published by the Dangerous Women project.

4th Year Social Anthropology Student wins Dissertation Photo Prize

At the recent SocAnthSoc Christmas Gathering event, 4th year student Katie Lawrence, was awarded a prize in recognition of the quality of the photographic images

Upcoming Events

Feb 24 Speaker: Dr Laurent Gayer # Sciences Po/CNRS The garrison-estate: Karachi's corporate architectures of in/security 15:00 (2 hours) Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Mar 02 Speaker: Professor Tania Li # University of Toronto Munro Lecture: After Development: Surplus population and the politics of entitlement 17:30 (1 hour) Meadows Lecture Theatre, Doorway 4, Old Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Mar 03 Speaker: Professor Tania Li # University of Toronto Politics, Interrupted 15:00 (2 hours) Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

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