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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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Visiting Researcher: Dr Chihiro Nakayashiki

We are pleased to introduce a new visiting researcher, Dr Chihiro Nakayashiki who will be an academic visitor for the next year.

Visiting Student: Andrea Wojcik

This month we welcome Andrea Wojcik as a visiting research student at the University of Edinburgh until Dec. 5, 2019. She is keen to connect

Upcoming Events

Dec 13 Speaker: Dr Emilija Zabiliute # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Professor Lynn Jamieson # University of Edinburgh Time of kin and time of illness: temporalities of caring among diabetes patients and families in Delhi 15:00 (2 hours) Violet Laidlaw Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Social Anthropology Seminar Series