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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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Book Forum: Realizing the Witch

Richard Baxstrom and Todd meyers will be discussing their new book Realizing the Witch (Fordham University Press).

Care Symposium 11 May 2016

Care has recently emerged as a key concept in medical anthropology. But why should we care about care? What does the term offer? What do

Upcoming Events

May 05 Hosted by: Professor Janet Carsten # University of Edinburgh Workshop: Houses, Memory and the State 14:00 (1 day and 3 hours) Practice Suite, 1st Floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

May 06 Speaker: Edgar Heap of Birds # USA Ford fellow Artist Talk: Edgar Heap of Birds 15:00 (2 hours) Room S1, 7 George Square

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

May 13 Speaker: Professor Yunxiang Yan # UCLA Intergenerational Relatedness and Neo-Familism in Contemporary China 15:00 (2 hours) Screening Room G.04, 50 George Square

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

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