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Social Anthropology: News



Politics of the Gendered Body Call for Papers

We invite PhD, early career, and more seasoned scholars across disciplinary lines to a one day symposium to explore how the body allows for gender to be known, the ways gender is or is not tied to the body, and, among other topics, the temporal dimensions to gender and gendering. [06 Nov 2017]

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Congratulations to Jonathan Spencer

Professor Spencer elected to a Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences [13 Oct 2017]

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Jamie Cross invited to join RSA

Congratulations to Jamie Cross who has been invited to join the fellowship of the RSA. [18 Sep 2017]

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Anthropology PhD student wins Dor Bahadur Bista Prize

Congratulations to Samuele Poletti [01 Jun 2017]

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Honorary Fellow Joy Hendry receives award

The Japanese government awarded Dr Henry with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays. [11 May 2017]

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Job Opening: Anthropology of Development

Edinburgh is hiring a full-time lecturer in the Anthropology of Development, closing date May 3. [26 Apr 2017]

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Lizzie King Wins RAI Undergraduate Essay Prize

Edinburgh undergraduate wins national award for best undergraduate paper. [26 Apr 2017]

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Job Opening: Lecturer in Medical Anthropology [23 Mar 2017]

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Delwar Hussain Named to the British Bangladeshi Power 100

Lecturer and Chrystal MacMillan Fellow Dr Delwar Hussain has been named to the British Bangladeshi Power 100, a group of leaders 'helping shape Britain for the better.' [05 Mar 2017]

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Fourth Year Undergraduate Student's Article Published by Dangerous Women Project

Fourth-Year Student Adela Briansó's article "Pink Skeptics: Dangerous Women and the Pink Ribbon Culture" has been published by the Dangerous Women project. [23 Jan 2017]

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4th Year Social Anthropology Student wins Dissertation Photo Prize

At the recent SocAnthSoc Christmas Gathering event, 4th year student Katie Lawrence, was awarded a prize in recognition of the quality of the photographic images taken as part of her Dissertation research. Katie carried out fieldwork with an organisation called ‘Men in Sheds’. [19 Jan 2017]

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PhD Student Wins Lisbon International Film Festival Award & RAI Award

Social Anthropology student, Diego Malara, has been awarded Best Documentary Short Film for his documentary entitled The Devil and the Holy Water. [19 Jan 2017]

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