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Social Anthropology: News



New Bones Collective Publication

We are pleased to announce that a special issue of the Journal of Material Culture, guest edited by Joost Fontein, John Harries and Cara Krmpotich has just been published. [20 Dec 2010]

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Tony Good wins Lucy Mair Medal

Professor Tony Good is this year's recipient of the RAI's Lucy Mair Medal for Applied Anthropology. [28 Sep 2010]

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Alan Barnard FBA

Professor Alan Barnard has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy [23 Jul 2010]

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Dimitri Tsinjilonis Wins Top Teacher Award

Ian Campbell Award for teaching in the humanities and social sciences. [25 Mar 2010]

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Social Anthropology has the best teachers - official!

The shortlist for the best teacher in humanities and social sciences across the University is dominated by social anthropology lecturers. [18 Mar 2010]

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Gender, Catholicism, and Morality in Brazil

New book by Edinburgh anthropologist Maya Mablin [11 Mar 2010]

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Munro Lecture

Professor Mark Nichter will deliver the Munro Lecture on 'Towards an Anthropology of Trust in Risk Society'. [08 Mar 2010]

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ESRC +3 Studentship to work in Southern Africa

Full-time +3 ESRC PhD Studentship in Social Anthropology Attached to the ESRC-funded project ‘Kinship systems in southern African non-Bantu languages: documentation, comparison, and historical analysis’ . [04 Feb 2010]

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Lost Kingdoms of Africa

Edinburgh anthropologist involved in new BBC documentary on African History. [15 Jan 2010]

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