Skip to main content

Social Anthropology: News



Congratulations to Jonathan Spencer

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

Read More

Jamie Cross invited to join RSA

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

Read More

Anthropology PhD student wins Dor Bahadur Bista Prize

Congratulations to Samuele Poletti [01 Jun 2017]

Read More

Honorary Fellow Joy Hendry receives award

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

Read More

Job Opening: Anthropology of Development

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

Read More

Lizzie King Wins RAI Undergraduate Essay Prize

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

Read More

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

Read More

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]

Read More

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]

Read More

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]

Read More

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]

Read More

Grad School