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Diablo taking part in the religious dance procession for the Virgin of Urkupiña, Quilloacollo (Cocha

What is Social Anthropology?

Anthropology has been studying the social and cultural variation of human beings for well over a century. What distinguishes it from other disciplines is its attention to human differences and its commitment to long-term fieldwork, ethnography.


  • Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva Three PhD positions within GANGS project available in Geneva 2018-11-13 Three fully-funded 4-year PhD positions associated with the ERC Advanced Grant-funded project “Gangs, Gangsters, and Ganglands: Towards a Global Comparative Ethnography” (GANGS) are available at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • National Taiwan University Opportunities to study abroad 2018-11-07 Applications are now open for exchange studies as part of university-wide agreements or the network north2north. The exchange period is one or two semesters starting autumn 2019.
  • Study counsellor closed November 13, 14 and 20 2018-11-06 The study counsellor is closed Tuesday and Wednesday November 13 and 14, and Tuesday November 20.
  • Oxford Brookes University Oxford Brookes University: PhD studentship on Migration, Work and Organisations 2018-11-06 The Centre for Business, Society and Global Challenges at the Oxford Brookes Business School, Oxford Brookes University is offering a studentship to a candidate seeking to study for a full time PhD in migration, work and organisations starting in January or April 2019.
  • Ghent University Four PhD fellowships available at Ghent University 2018-11-05 The Department of Conflict and Development Studies, Ghent University (Belgium), is seeking to fill four full-time, four-year, fully-funded PhD fellowships as part of the ERC-funded research project “Property and Democratic Citizenship”.

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Department of Social Anthropology
Universitetsvägen 10 B
Frescati, Stockholm
Södra huset entrance B, 6th floor

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Department of Social Anthropology
Universitetsvägen 10 B
106 91 Stockholm

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Department of Social Anthropology
Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm

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Doors and elevators are open 7.30-17.00.