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Social Anthropology

Overview

Societies across the globe vary enormously socially, culturally and politically. The study of these variations and the common humanity that underlies them is at the heart of social anthropology. 

While the subject matter overlaps to some extent with that of sociology, human geography and development studies, social anthropology is also closely linked to history and philosophy.

Choose to study social anthropology and it could change the way you think about the world. 

Further Information

Find out more about the work of our Social Anthropology department at www.san.ed.ac.uk