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Latest Department news

Article in Anthropology Today

Our PhD student Gabriela Manley has an article in the latest issue of Anthropology Today, entitled "Scotland's Post-Referenda Futures" - a topic relevant to everyone.

9 September 2019News

New book: "The Anthropology of Epidemics"

The Anthropology of Epidemics, co-edited by Christos Lynteris, Ann Kelly and Frédéric Keck.

17 May 2019News

New book: "How to Read Ethnography"

An essential guide to approaching anthropological texts.

17 May 2019News