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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

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