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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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Statement from the department

Statement relating to HAU

Congratulations to Diego Malara

Diego will take up post-doc fellowship at IASH

Upcoming Events

Oct 24 Speaker: Adam Marshall # University of Edinburgh “They Need Jesus in Their Heart”: the Agonism of Christian Conversion in Phnom Penh, Cambodia 16:00 (2 hours) 5.11, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Other Events

Oct 26 Speaker: Dr Agustin Diz # LSE When the granary is full: abundance and political economy in the Argentine Chaco 15:00 (2 hours) Seminar Room 1, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Nov 02 Speaker: Dr Emmanuel Grimaud # Université Paris Nanterre Hacking God. The Ganesh Yourself Experiment. 15:00 (2 hours) Seminar Room 1, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Social Anthropology Seminar Series