Social Anthropology Seminar Series announced for Autumn 22
Social Anthropology has announced its Autumn 2022 Seminar Series.
Centre for South Asian Studies Semester 1 Seminar Series announced
The Centre for South Asian Studies has announced its seminar series for Semester 1 2022/23.
Sociology Seminar Series Autumn 2022
See the full exciting programme of weekly seminars starting on September 28th.
Centre of African Studies (CAS) Seminar Series Autumn 2022
See the full exciting programme of weekly seminars starting on September 21st.
New book on transport corridors in Africa edited by SPS colleagues
Hugh Lamarque and Paul Nugent in the School of Social and Political Science’s Centre of African Studies have co-edited a new book exploring the inherent tensions and dynamics of transport corridors in Africa.
CAS graduates awarded top prize for doctoral theses
Dr Simeon Koroma and Dr Patrick Wahome Mutahi have been recognised by the African Studies Association of the UK (ASAUK) for their outstanding doctoral theses.
Edinburgh Social Work researchers awarded Witwatersrand Centennial Fellowships
As part of its 2022 centennial celebrations, the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg has awarded short-term fellowships to the School of Social and Political Science’s Dr Franziska Meinck and Dr Hannabeth Franchino-Olsen.
Young Academy of Scotland appoints SPS’ Dr Michael Barany as new member
Dr Michael Barany, whose research and teaching focuses on the history and culture of modern science and mathematics, has been appointed to the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Young Academy of Scotland.
Edinburgh academic recognised for outstanding research on the Middle East
SPS’ Dr Jamie Allinson has been awarded the Fred Halliday Award, a prize that recognises outstanding mid-career scholars researching the Mediterranean and/or the Middle East.
Social policy academic to serve as Welsh Government policy fellow
Dr Elke Heins, a senior lecturer in social policy, has been awarded one of 21 prestigious Policy Fellowships that give academics the opportunity to work in government departments on pressing policy challenges.
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