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.

Rhythm of the Everyday: Tbilisi Migrant Stories

Dr Richard Baxstrom completed a residency in December 2014 with the arts organisation GeoAIR in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, which resulted in the completion of

Edinburgh Anthropology on BBC Radio 4

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