Swiss Society for Anthropology

The umbrella organisation of anthropologists in Switzerland represents the interests of the discipline to the general public and the authorities. Its members are mainly composed of experts with a focus on natural science.

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  • 25.11.2019

Report of the SGA/SSA Annual Meeting 2019 in Basel

This year, the Annual Workshop and Meeting of the Swiss Society for Anthropology (SGA/SSA) took place between the 15th and 16th November 2019 at the Natural History Museum in Basel.
Archäologie im Nationalpark
  • 30.09.2020

NATURAMA-Vortrag Neuer Blick auf alte Fundstellen

Neuer Blick auf alte Fundstellen – Archäologie im Unterengadin​. Ein Vortrag von Dr. Hannes Flück, Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter Archäologischer Dienst Graubünden
Bulletin 2018 24_1
  • 2018

Bulletin SGA 2018 24_1

Bulletin der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Anthropologie

After careful consideration and evaluation of all information related to the COVID-19 pandemic the SSA board has made the decision to postpone the workshop and the scientific meeting originally planned for the 27th/28th of November 2020.

The virtual annual meeting including a presentation will take place the 28th of November 2020. The new dates are as follows:

November 28, 2020: Virtual annual meeting (10.00-11.30h). Presentation by Kaspar Staub after the annual meeting.

Mai 7, 2021: Workshop and scientific program in Chur.

Further information will be provided as soon as possible!

We thank you for your understanding and your support and we are looking forward to meeting all of you soon.

The Swiss Society for Anthropology was founded in 1920. It is part of the Platform Biology of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT).

Close contacts are maintained with neighbouring disciplines such as palaeontology, human anatomy, zoology, ecology, anthropology, archeology, forensic science, history, social history and history of medicine.

SSA organizes an annual general meeting in Switzerland, which is followed by a scientific discussion.


c/o Dr. Martin Häusler
Universität Zürich
Institut für Evolutionäre Medizin (IEM)
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zürich

+41 44 635 05 30