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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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Delwar Hussain Named to the British Bangladeshi Power 100

Lecturer and Chrystal MacMillan Fellow Dr Delwar Hussain has been named to the British Bangladeshi Power 100, a group of leaders 'helping shape Britain for

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Mar 30 Speaker: Professor Laura Bear # London School of Economics Munro Lecture: The Public Good: Austerity, Infrastructure & a Social Calculus 17:30 (1 hour) Meadows Lecture Theatre, Doorway 4, Old Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Mar 31 Speaker: Professor Laura Bear # London School of Economics The Vitality of Labour: reviving a materialist ethics & knowledge 15:00 (2 hours) Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Apr 28 Speaker: Peter Geschiere # University of Amsterdam Introducing Occult Anthropology 10:00 (7 hours) Screening Room, 50 George Square, Edinburgh

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

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