Social Anthropology

Welcome Message

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.

Word of Mouth

A public exhibition curated by the Royal College of Surgeons in collaboration with Craigmillar Community Arts and Social Anthropology ("the bones collective"), Osteoarchaeology, and Edinburgh

Oct 31 Seminar: Hosted by: Richad Baxstrom # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Magnus Course # University of Edinburgh Social Anthropology Debate 15:00 (2 hours) , Seminar Room 1, Chrystal MacMillan Building, 15A George Square

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Nov 07 Seminar: Speaker: Delwar Hussain # University of Edinburgh The Sexual Lives of Borderlanders: Hijras on the Bangladesh-India Border 15:00 (2 hours) , Seminar Room 1, Chrystal MacMillan Building, 15A George Square

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Nov 14 Seminar: Speaker: Angela McClanahan # Edinburgh College of Art Archaeologies of Collapse: Examining Post 2008 Building Sites 15:00 (2 hours) , Seminar Room 1, Chrystal MacMillan Building, 15A George Square

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

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