The Department of Social Anthropology includes the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Social Anthropology at Cambridge is a leading centre globally in anthropological teaching and research. Cambridge anthropologists have always been at the forefront of developments in the discipline. Both in the UK and beyond, a large number of anthropologists teaching in major university departments received their doctoral training here, and the current faculty members are engaged in some of the most innovative frontline research in the human and social sciences today.
Ethnographic Film is an integral part of the Department of Social Anthropology’s teaching curriculum, and student-organised film showings are an especially popular ‘recreational’ event in the termly programming hosted by the Cambridge University Social Anthropology Society (CUSAS)
The School of the Humanities and Social Sciences is concerned with human behaviour, its history and continuing development through the study of archaeology, anthropology, politics and international studies, sociology, economics, history, the philosophy of science, law, criminology and land economy. Notable alumni include John Maynard Keynes, Eric Hobsbawm, Simon Schama and Siegfried Sassoon.
Philanthropic giving is at the heart of the success of the Collegiate University, enabling us to make discoveries that change the world and to ensure that our students receive an unrivalled education. Cambridge owes its world-leading excellence in research and teaching to the generosity of its supporters. Our history is synonymous with a history of far-sighted benefaction, and the same is as true today as it has ever been.