Swiss Society for Anthropology

The Swiss Society for Anthropology (Société Suisse d Anthropologie (SSA)) is an umbrella association of Swiss anthropologists and represents interests and concerns in the field of anthropology towards the public and public authorities. Its members mostly comprise scientifically-oriented anthropologists who primarily operate in the fields of (pre-)historical and forensic anthropology, primatology and palaeoanthropology.

Group picture SGA/SSA 2018
  • 09.10.2018

Report of the SGA/SSA Workshop and Annual Meeting 2018 in Lausanne and Bern

On Saturday, October 6th, this year’s annual meeting of the Swiss Society for Anthropology (SGA) took place at the Unitobler in Bern. On Friday, october 5th, the workshop "Imaging in Anthropology" was organized at the CURML in Lausanne.
Lausanne / Parc de la Brouette. Cimetière de Saint-Laurent (1832-1841), tombe T43.
  • 15.11.2019

Workshop des „The value of modern inhumations for anthropological and archaeological research“ (15.11.2019) Jahresversammlung der SGA und AGHAS 2019 (16.11.2019)

Wir freuen uns, Sie zu unserer Jahresversammlung am Samstag 16.11.2019 in Basel einzuladen.
Bulletin SGA 2017 23_1 und 2
  • 2017

Bulletin 2017 23_1 and 2

Bulletin of the Anthropology Swiss Society

SAVE THE DATE: The SGA Workshop and Annual Meeting 2019 will be held on the 15th and 16th of November in Basel! More details will be available at a later date.

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.


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Universität Zürich
Institut für Evolutionäre Medizin (IEM)
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8057 Zürich

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