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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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Dr Morteza Hashemi wins Farabi International Award

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Morteza Hashemi, has received the Farabi International Award.

Ann-Christin Wagner wins Khayrallah Prize

Third year PhD student, Ann-Christin Wagner, awarded prize for best grad student paper.

Upcoming Events

Feb 28 Speaker: Father Tony Flannery # TBC Celibacy, Sexuality, and the Crisis in the Priesthood: Fr. Tony Flannery 19:00 (2 hours) Meadows Lecture Theatre, Doorway 4, Old Medical School, Teviot, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG

Mar 02 Speaker: Dr Perveez Mody # University of Cambridge Seminar 15:00 (2 hours) Seminar Room 1, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Social Anthropology Seminar Series

Mar 09 Speaker: Dr Sarah Jane Cooper Knock # University of Edinburgh Seminar 15:00 (2 hours) Seminar Room 1, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Social Anthropology Seminar Series