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The Institute of Social Anthropology teaches social anthropology in its full diversity. Key areas of research at our institute include (but are not limited to): migration, anthropology of the state, economic and ecological anthropology as well as media anthropology. Our different degree programs – one bachelor and three master’s programs which include the specialised master’s program Anthropology of Transnationalism and the State (ATS) and CREOLE – provide students with a thorough grounding in anthropological theory and methodology. Furthermore, they offer vast possibilities for specialisation. The Institute of Social Anthropology also participates in several postgraduate programs for doctoral and post-doctoral researchers.

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interdisciplinary Lecture Series: Silicon Mountains. Digitization and Social Change in Swiss Alpine Regions

This autumn semester, the interdisciplinary Silicon Mountains Lecture Series deals with the topic of digitalisation and social change in the Swiss mountain region. The lecture series is particularly aimed at students of history, social anthropology and geography. However, it also offers exciting insights for other interested parties inside and outside the university, who are cordially invited to attend.


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