Social and Cultural Anthropology

Study

Social and Cultural Anthropology is concerned with the diversity of human cultures and societies. The aim of the study of anthropology (studying Social and Cultural Anthropology in Zürich), is to understand the richness and historical multiplicity of the ecological, economic, political, legal, social and cultural dimensions of human society.

Research

Anthropological research is primarily concerned with the integration of the local into regional, national and global contexts. Anthropologists at the ISEK - Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Zürich explore a wide range of social phenomena such as villages and urban spaces in the Global North and Global South, everyday practices, social and religious movements, jurisprudence, as well as violent conflicts and the activities of state and international institutions (focus areas Social and Cultural Anthropology in Zürich).

Featured Current Research

Foto Projekt Agents of Change?

'Agents of Change?'
Morality, Responsibility and Social Enterprises in Vietnam

Excursions

Gruppenfoto Exkursion Zentralasien 2010

Upcoming Excursions
There will be a museum excursion to China in the summer of 2019.