Department of Anthropology (DoA)

2nd Anthropology Postgrad Symposium

November 8th 2019, 8:45-17:00

University of Zurich – Campus Irchel – Lecture Room Y17-M-05

2nd Anthropology Postgrad Symposium

Time Name Title
8:45 Michael Krützen

Opening address Michael Krützen

9:00 Ehmann Beatrice

Development of social learning in orang-utans over sex & age

9:30 Gerber Livia

Quality over quantity: social bond strength and partner fidelity determine reproductive success in male bottlenose dolphins

10:00 Mobili Matsuyama Flavia

Comparison between group and individual memory performance in common Marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)


Coffee break Y16-G-Foyer

11:00 Marfurt Svenja

Like likes like: Association patterns and community structure of female bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus)

11:30 Wassmer Olivia

How to be the new guy? Strategies of unflanged orangutans to cope with their new environment after dispersal

12:00 Brügger Rahel

Me and them: Third-party understanding and social evaluation in common marmosets



14:00 Fluck Ramona

Comparison between Y-chromosomal and mitochondrial DNA diversities in two Bornean Orang-Utan (Pongo sp.) populations

14:30 Boggiani Ludovica

Do common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) take the other’s needs into account when making a decision?

15:00 Miszak Séverine

Population genetics and phylogenetic analyses of Australian bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops spp.) using reduced representation libraries


Coffee break Y16-G-Foyer

16:00 Miss Fabia

Action co-representation as a primate universal? The Joint Simon Effect in tonkean macaques

16:30 Bizzozzero Manuela

Pump it up: Using environmental DNA (eDNA) to assess habitat differences of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus)


Social event for department members only, open–ended, coffee room Y42-K-34


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