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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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Upcoming Events

Jan 18 Speaker: Professor Graziella Moraes Silva # Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva Renegotiating the Boundaries of Middle Class and Race: First-Generation Black College Graduates in Brazil and South Africa 15:00 (2 hours) Seminar Room 1, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Mar 29 Speaker: Professor Pál Nyiri # Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam Europe's New Kulturbürger? Chinese Migrants in Search of a Pure Land 15:00 (2 hours) Seminar Room 1, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Social Anthropology Seminar Series