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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.

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4th Year Social Anthropology Student wins Dissertation Photo Prize

At the recent SocAnthSoc Christmas Gathering event, 4th year student Katie Lawrence, was awarded a prize in recognition of the quality of the photographic images

PhD Student Wins Lisbon International Film Festival Award & RAI Award

Social Anthropology student, Diego Malara, has been awarded Best Documentary Short Film for his documentary entitled The Devil and the Holy Water.

Upcoming Events

Jan 27 Speaker: Dr Ammara Maqsood # University of Oxford Intimacy, secrecy and the joint family in middle-class Pakistan 15:00 (2 hours) Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmilland Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Feb 03 Speaker: Dr Sian Lazar # University of Cambridge A 'kinship anthropology of politics'? Interest, the collective self, and kinship in Argentine unions 15:00 (2 hours) Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Feb 10 Speaker: Professor Evthymios Papataxiarchis # University of the Aegean; Speaker: Dr Sophia Woodman # University of Edinburgh Anthropology and the ‘Migration Crisis’ 2 15:00 (2 hours) Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

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