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ISEK - Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies


The management supports the ISEK directorate as well as the three department heads with the strategic and planning responsibility, co-ordinates the administrative processes of the institute and designs and secures internal and external communication. The tasks of the Managment include:

  • Board coordination (institute directorate, institute meetings, team meetings, etc.)
  • Development and financial planning of the departments
  • Long-, medium- and short-term planning and coordination of the institute’s and departments’ processes
  • Reporting and documentation about the institute (academic reports, structural reports, evaluations, etc.)
  • Internal and external communication (Web page, brochures, etc.)
  • Quality assurance and evaluation
  • Study programme coordination
Portrait Georg Winterberger
Portrait Brigitte Frizzoni
Portrait Miriam Lüthold Lindén

lic. phil. Georg Winterberger

Managing director Social and Cultural Anthropology

+41 44 635 22 17


Dr. Brigitte Frizzoni

Managing director Popular Culture Studies

+41 44 634 24 35


lic. phil. Barbara Welter Thaler

Managing director Ethnographic Museum

+41 44 634 90 28