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Congratulations to our summer 2020 graduates!

Congratulations to our Anthropology graduate class of 2020.
Student procession in graduation gowns

COP26 Universities Network: Transition to post-carbon economy must be inclusive

A group of academic experts, including Durham University Anthropology's Professor Simone Abram, calls for more attention to the justice implications of the transition to a post-carbon economy.
Exterior of the Dawson Building on the Durham University campus

'Out of Thin Air: Running wisdom and magic from above the clouds in Ethiopia' Book Launch

We were delighted to host the launch of Dr Michael Crawley's new book 'Out of Thin Air: Running wisdom and magic from above the clouds in Ethiopia', yesterday in the Anthropology Department.
Book cover featuring runners in Ethiopia subtitled 'Running wisdom and magic from above the clouds in Ethiopia.

Prof. Jo Setchell features in 'Not a Pet Episode 2: Primates'

Professor Jo Setchell, from Durham Anthropology features in episode two of the series 'Not a Pet: Primates'. The series, produced by WaterBear, looks at the ille­gal wildlife pet trade, and the role social media plays in the parad­ing and trad­ing of exot­ic ani­mals online.
Not a Pet: Primates