The School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies at the University of Ottawa offers a distinctive and innovative approach to culture and society, in both French and English. In our teaching and research, we strive to follow both traditional and emerging intellectual approaches to inquiry. At the crossroads of North American and European traditions, the School offers a stimulating environment for our students, faculty and guests.



    • Assistant Professor, Karine Vantuyne, published a book entitle : La présence d'un passé de violences.
    • On 23 September 2014, The School of sociological and anthropological studies and the Research Chair of Taïwan Studies have jointly organized a conference of the new
      Ambassador Bruce Linghu about Diaoyutai / Senkaku Islands. The sovereignty of
      these islands is disputed by Japan, Taiwan, and China. The Ambassador presented
      the historical reasoning of his government in this regard, and Professor Scott Simon analyzed the conflict from the perspective of anthropological theory of sovereignty.

    • The Faculty of Social Sciences offers the most sincere congratulations to Professor Elke Winter for her election to the College of New Scholars, Artist and Scientist of the Royal Society of Canada.

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