Honorary members

Thomas Bearth

Emeritus Professor of Linguistics at the University of Zurich

Paul Jenkins

Former archivist of the Basel Mission and lecturer in African History at the University of Basel

Roland Mathys

Former Deputy Director of the Central Library Zurich, editor of the Schweizerische Afrika-Bibliographie

Rupert Moser

Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology and African languages at the University of Bern

Jacques Rial

Former ambassador of Switzerland in Cameroon (Equatorial Guinea, Tchad, Gabon)

Lilo Roost Vischer

Social Anthropologist and researcher in Sciences of Religion, former co-president of the SSAS

Luccio Schlettwein

Executive Secretary of the Carl Schlettwein Foundation

Meinhard Schuster

Professor emeritus of Ethnology at the University of Basel

Beat Sottas

Independent consultant, researcher and writer, longtime co-president of the SSAS


Hugo Huber

Professor emeritus of Social Anthropology at the University of Fribourg

Hartmann P. Koechlin

Long time honorary consul of the Republic of Mali

Max Liniger

Former expert of the UNESCO and delegate of the ICRC in various African states and in particular Equatorial Guinea. Founding member of the SSAS

Carl Schlettwein

Founder of the Basler Afrika Bibliographien and the Carl Schlettwein Foundation