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Submission of panels is open from May 4th to September 30th 2015.

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Sir John (Jack) Rankine Goody, IUAES Honorary Member, passed away on July 16, 2015, at the age of 95.

IUAES Inter-Congress 2015 in Bangkok was successfully held on July 15-17, 2015. 73 panels were organized along with three keynote lectures, and 505 scholars and students participated from 27 countries and regions.

Following the resignation of the previous Head of the Council of Commissions, Heather O'Leary was elected to be the new Head by the vote of the members of the Council and joined the IUAES Executive Committee.

The IUAES revised the call for Inter-Congresses. » Word

The IUAES sent a letter to AQA Exam Board of the UK criticizing their decision to withdraw anthropology as a subject at A-level in English and Welsh schools. » letter (PDF)

We started a new page titled OPINIONS, where IUAES members can place their views or relevant news.

The IUAES Executive Committee issued a statement on human right violations in Mexico. It was published as an open letter in La Jornada on November 25, 2014.

The AAA Committee on World Anthropologies (CWA) is launching an initiative to bring together course syllabi on topics relevant to the development of world anthropologies.

Déjà Lu ("Already read") is a journal of the WCAA (World Council of Anthropological Associations) that aims at pluralizing the dissemination of anthropological knowledge on a global level. Déjà Lu is now linked to the IUAES website at the World Anthropologies page.

The videos from IUAES 2014 with JASCA in Chiba in May are ready. You will find the videos of three keynote lectures, a WCAA symposium and ceremonies at http://www.cva-iuaes.com/japan2014/.

The website for Inter-Congress 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand, has been launched. The call for panels will be open until September 30, 2014.

The IUAES and WCAA are working towards a strategic alliance. Read more about this process (PDF).

IUAES 2014 with JASCA in Chiba, Japan, was completed with a major success. 937 registered delegates gathered and discussed the general theme of "The Future with/of Anthropologies". There were more than 1,400 participants from 59 countries.

The Inter-Congress 2015 will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, on July 15-17, 2015. The Inter-Congress 2016 will be held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on May 4-9, 2016. The next (eighteenth) World Congress will take place in Brazil in 2018.

We created a new webpage for World Anthropologies for promoting cooperation and information sharing among world anthropologists.

IUAES welcomes submission of proposals for the establishment of new Scientific Commissions.

The report of the 17th World Congress in Manchester in August 2013 is now available. Please click here. You can have access to videos of plenary addresses, debates and roundtable at the Congress by clicking here.

At the seventeenth World Congress in Manchester, Brazil was selected from among the four bidders as host of the eighteenth World Congress in 2018.

The revision of the IUAES Statutes was approved by the votes of National Delegations.

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Commission on Legal Pluralism will organize its biennial International conference on December 14-16, 2015, in Mumbai, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (http://commission-on-legal-pluralism.com/nl/home). The conference will be preceded by a course on legal pluralism on December 9-12, 2015. The title of the conference is “Normative Interfaces of Globalization and High-Tech Capitalism: Legal Pluralism and the Neo-Liberal Turn.”

Commission on the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (ICAF) will hold the 41st ICAF Conference at Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst (near Bremen, Germany) on October 6-9, 2015 (http://www.icafood.eu/index.php/conf/forthcoming-conferences). The theme of the conference is “Pure Food: Biological Constants and Cultural Manifestations of a Human.”

Commission on Anthropology of the Middle East will hold its 2015 meeting at the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland on September 9-11, 2015. The title of the conference is “Everyday Life in the Middle East: Political, Legal, Economic and Medical.” ( »»Program »»Abstract )

Annual Conference of the Commission on Urban Anthropology (CUA) was held at Brooklyn College, CUNY, New York, on 18-20, June, 2015 (http://urban.anthroweb.net/xwiki/wiki/urbananth/view/Main/Forthcoming). The theme of the conference was “The Global financial Crisis and the Moral Economy: Local Impacts and Opportunities”.

Commission on Global Transformations and Marxian Anthropology (CGTMA) co–sponsored the Seminar on Marxist Anthropology held at the Juan Marinello Center for Cultural Research, Havana, Cuba on January 9-12, 2015.

Commission on Theoretical Anthropology (COTA) organized «World Congress on State Origins and Related Subjects» on September 7-13, 2014, at WANE Conference Centre at Wigry, Poland.

---Journals by IUAES Commissions---

Anthropology of the Middle East:
·Anthropology of the Middle East, Volume 9, Issue 2 (Winter 2014) from Berghahn: http://berghahn.publisher.ingentaconnect.com/content/berghahn/antmid

Legal Pluralism:
·The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, Volume 47, Issue 1 (2015) from Routledge: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rjlp20/current#.VZVWt40ViWg

Nomadic Peoples:
·Nomadic Peoples, Volume 19, Number 1 (2015) from White Horse Press: http://cnp.nonuniv.ox.ac.uk/NP_journal/currentissue.shtml
Urban Anthropology:
Urbanities, Volume 5, Number 1 (May 2015): http://www.anthrojournal-urbanities.com/

Visual Anthropology:
·Visual Anthropology, Volume 28, Issue 3 (2015) was published from Routledge in cooperation with the Commission on Visual Anthropology: http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/gvan20?open=27&repitition=0#.VYzsSY0Vj7M.


---Publications by IUAES Commissions---

Anthropology and Environment (CAE):
·Averting a Global Environmental Collapse: The Role of Anthropology and Local Knowledge (Reuter, Thomas, ed., Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015) ⇐This book is available at 20% discount for IUAES members in good standing.

Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (ICAF):
·Respuestas Alimentarias a la Crisis Económica, (Turmo, I. Gonzalez, ed., Colecció eBOOKS ICAF, created in Andalucia, Spain, 2014)
·Food in Zones of Conflict: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives (Collinson, P. S. and H. Macbeth, eds, Berghahn, 2014)



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