Social Anthropology

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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.

STAR 2 - May 2015

Anthropology PG students at the Scottish Training in Anthropological Research residential course in beautiful Aberdeenshire

Edinburgh Honorary Fellow short listed for prestigious award

Congratulations to Jennifer Curtis, whose book "Human Rights as War By Other Means: Peace Politics in Northern Ireland" has been shortlisted for the BBC Thinking

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