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The Third issue of IUAES News (September 2016) has been published.

The IUAES calls for proposals for Inter-Congresses in 2019, 2020, and 2021.

"IUAES Publication Subsidy Grant" has been launched. The Call for Applications is now open. (»Call for applications: pdf »Application form: word). The deadline for submission of application is November 15, 2016.

Further call for applications for IUAES Commission Seed Funding Grants was announced. The call for applications is here (»Application form:word, »Call for applications:pdf). The deadline for submission of application is September 30, 2016.

An electronic vote by all IUAES members will be undertaken on how to formalize collaboration between IUAES and WCAA. The ballot will be open for three months starting on June 15  and ending on September 15.

IUAES Commissions Report 2014 is now available.

The Commission on Anthropology and the Environment was awarded an IUAES Seed Funding Grant for its project titled "Resilient Futures: Critical Anthropological Pathways to Environmental Security."

The 2016 Inter-Congress in Dubrovnik, Croatia, was completed with a great success. Over 800 colleagues participated from 64 countries all over the world. 695 papers were presented in 146 panels along with 39 posters and 11 movies. Three plenary lectures and two invited lectures were also given.

The second issue of IUAES NEWS (March 2016) is now available.

The IUAES is calling for nominations (and self-nominations) of persons to serve on the Selection Committee for the IUAES Commission Seed Funding Grant. The deadline for nomination is March 25, 2016. »Call for nominations.pdf

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.

A new series of newsletter, IUAES NEWS, was inaugurated. It will be published twice a year.

The minutes of the meeting of the General Assembly in Bangkok on July 16, 2015, was published.

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 OPNIONS, 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 papers will be open from 1 November 2014 – 15 February 2015.

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.

We decided on next two Inter-Congresses. 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.

President Harrison issued a message as the year 2014 starts.

The Huffington Post ran a homage to IUAES President.

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.

The result of IUAES Election is in. Faye Harrison became IUAES President, and Subhadra Channa and Noel B. Salazar became Vice Presidents. See the announcement here.

The next Inter-Congress will be held on May 15-18, 2014, in Japan.
The call for panels closes on November 3, 2013. The call for papers opens on November 28, 2013, and closes on January 9, 2014.

The members of the new Executive Committee for 2013-2018 are listed here. The election of the President and two Vice Presidents of the IUAES starts on October 3rd, 2013.

World Congress 2013 (Manchester, UK) ended on August 10th with a great success. We will upload the report of this Congress shortly.

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

Three distinguished scholars – Buddhadeb Chaudhuri, Jack Goody and Sherry B. Ortner -- became Honorary Members of the IUAES.

In the first ever meeting of the IUAES Council of Commissions, the Head and Deputy Head of the Council were elected and immediately became members of the Executive Committee.

Agenda for the General Assembly meeting on August 9 in Manchester is here..

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

The IUAES Executive Committee is to propose the abolition of six IUAES Scientific Commissions.

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

IUAES Commissions Report 2013 is now available.

IUAES calls for nominations of Inter-Congresses between 2013 and 2018.

IUAES now calls for nominations of candidates for Honorary Members.

IUAES now calls for nominations of candidates for election to IUAES Executive Committee (2013-8).

Online registration for IUAES 2013 in Manchester is now open. Please click here and follow the instructions.

IUAES Inter-Congress 2012 in Bhubaneswar, India, was successfully completed. The report of this Inter-Congress is now available online.

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

The proceedings of the Kunming World Congress in 2009 (ICAES 2009) are now available.

The Executive Committee of the IUAES issued a statement on a possible strike against Iran.

The Executive Committee of the IUAES sent a letter to the Brazilian Anthropological Association in support of its motion. »» Letter(PDF)

We are accepting bids for ICAES 2018 and IUAES Inter-Congresses between 2013 and 2018.

World Congress 2013 (Manchester, UK) Online registration is now open. Please click here and follow the instructions.