*The deadline for submission of paper abstracts was extended to February 29, 2016. Early bird registration has also been extended to March 20.|
|*Inter-Congress 2017 will be held in Ottawa, Canada, on April 25-30, 2017, hosted by the Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA).|
|*The 18th World Congress of the IUAES will be held in Florianópolis, Brazil, on July 30-August 3, 2018, hosted by the Brazilian Association of Anthropology (ABA). The theme of the congress is "World (of) Encounters: The Past, Present and Future of Anthropological Knowledge".|
IUAES Commission Seed Funding Grants has been initiated to support activities of IUAES Commissions and Commission members. The call for applications is here (»Application form:word, »Call for applications:pdf). The deadline for submission of application is March 31, 2016.
The Executive Committee decided to hold Inter-Congress 2017 in Ottawa, Canada, on April 25-30, 2017. The Inter-Congress will be held jointly with CASCA, the Canadian Anthropology Society/Société Canadienne d'Anthropolgie.
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)
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 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.
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.
On September 1, 2015, Heather O'Leary, new Head of the Council of Commissions, sent a "Vital Commission News" to all chairs and deputy chairs of IUAES Commissions. It contains very important information about seed funding for Commissions, a special status given to Commission panels at congresses, collection of fees for Commissions and so forth. If you are a member of a Commission, please inquire about the News with the chairs of your Commission.”
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 2016 meeting in Kraków, Poland on August 7-9, 2016. The title of the panels are "Migration, Change and Continuity: What Makes Cultures Survive in the Face of Major Crisis" and "Anthropologists of the Middle East in Retrospect. ” ( »»Panels )
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.
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Anthropology and Environment (CAE):
Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (ICAF):
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