Chiba CityMakuhari Messe, by Fumihiko Maki, a Pritzker Prize winner

The Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (JASCA) 50th Anniversary Conference was held jointly with IUAES Inter-Congress 2014.

The conference attracted over 1000 international and domestic delegates to the International Conference Hall of Makuhari Messe, Chiba City in Greater Tokyo.
The theme was The Future with/of Anthropologies.

The conference took place from 15th to 18th May 2014.

EXHIBIT

ShinbiNational Art Center, Tokyo

A Special Anniversary Exhibit will be held in cooperation with the National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) and the National Art Center (Shinbijutsukan), from 19 Feb - 9 June, 2014, at the National Art Center, Tokyo.
Theme: Power of Images
Exhibit: Collection of the National Museum of Ethnology

Co-operating organisations

INTERNATIONAL

The following organizations kindly organized their own panels, or joint panels with JASCA (Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology) and/or IUAES (International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences).

  • WCAA - World Council of Anthropological Associations
  • AAA - American Anthropological Association
  • ABA - Brazilian Association of Anthropology - Associaçõ Brasileira de Antropologia
  • AJJ - Anthropology of Japan in Japan
  • ANPOCS (Brazilian Association of Graduate and Research Centers in the Social Sciences - Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais)
  • EAAA - East Asian Anthropological Association
  • EASA - European Association of Social Anthropologists
  • IAA - Indian Anthropological Association
  • JAWS - Japan Anthropology Workshop
  • KOSCA - Korean Society of Cultural Anthropology
  • SEAA - Society for East Asian Anthropology
  • TSAE - Taiwan Society of Anthropology and Ethnology

DOMESTIC

  • ASN (The Anthropological Society of Nippon)
  • FSJ (the Folklore Society of Japan)
  • JSPA (Japan Society of Physiological Anthropology)
  • PSJ (Primate Society of Japan)

SPONSORSHIP

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

We appreciate all the generous donations received for our anniversary event.

Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology 50th Anniversary Event Organising Committee

Read the list of colleagues involved in organising this event.

More about the organisations
To learn more about what IUAES and JASCA do, please visit the association websites.

Conference administrators and email address
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