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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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SPS Student Receives Emerging Leaders in Anthropology Award

PhD student, Catherine Whittaker, has been presented with the Emerging Leaders award by the National Association of Student Anthropologists, a section of the American Anthropological

ESRC-AHRC 'Arts for Advocacy' Project Launch

Dr Laura Jeffery (PI) and Dr Sebastien Bachelet have just launched their new ESRC-AHRC Globlal Challenges project, 'Arts for Advocacy: Creative Engagement with Forced Displacement

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Dec 06 Speaker: Professor Francesca Bray # University of Edinburgh The politics of the handloom: craft, technology and the modern nation in China and India 15:00 (2 hours) Seminar Room, Learning Centre, NMS, Chambers Street, Edinburgh

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

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