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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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MSc by Research student Imogen Bevan awarded the 2016 Christine Wilson Prize

The Christine Wilson Prize is awarded by the AAA's Society for Anthropology of Food and Nutrition for the best graduate student essay on nutrition, food

My Neighbourhood: The Zabbaleen Rubbish Collectors of Cairo

A performance by Christian Stejskal: This show is a colourful personal journey from my birth city of Vienna to Ethiopia by foot, then into the

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