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.

Ref results announced: Edinburgh Social Anthropology ranked 4th

Edinburgh Social Anthropology REF results announced.

Jan 30 Seminar: Speaker: Marisa Wilson # University of Edinburgh Moral Economies of Fair Trade: Comparing Meanings and Practices of Fair Trade among 'Northern' Consumers and 'Southern' Producers 15:00 (2 hours) , Room S.1, 2nd Floor, Psychology Building, 7 George Square

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Feb 06 Seminar: Speaker: Tom Boylston # University of Edinburgh Hospitality vs Exchange and the Anatomy of Malign Spirits in Ethiopia 15:00 (2 hours) , Room S.1, 2nd Floor, Psychology Building, 7 George Square

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Feb 13 Seminar: Hosted by: Social Anthropology Society # University of Edinburgh Social Anthropology Society Roundtable 15:00 (2 hours) , Room S.1, 2nd Floor, Psychology Building, 7 George Square

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

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