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This page is dedicated to short, time-sensitive alert messages. Please convey information for any such possible notices to the IUAES Secretary-General, Junji Koizumi, at: s-g[at]iuaes.org.
The Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research is introducing a new grant Program called Innovations in the Public Awareness of Anthropology (IPAA). IPAA grants are awarded to support innovative projects designed to raise public awareness of anthropology among groups of all ages. http://www.wennergren.org/programs/innovations-public-awareness-anthropology
We are accepting bids for IUAES Inter-Congresses and World Congress. There can be more than one Inter-Congresses each year. In order to apply, please write to the following. All bids are very welcome.
Nominating Committee for Congresses and Inter-Congresses
Gustavo Lins Ribeiro: gustavor[at]unb.br
Rajko Mursic: rajko.mursic[at]ff.uni-lj.si
Junji Koizumi: ciuaes.s-g[at]glocol.osaka-u.ac.jp
|Inter-Congress 2017||CANADA (Ottawa, Canada)|
April 25-30, 2017
The Canadian Anthropology Society/Société Canadienne d'Anthropolgie (CASCA)
|World Congress (ICAES) 2018||BRAZIL (Florianópolis, Santa Catarina)|
July 30-August 3, 2018
"World (of) Encounters: The past, present and future of anthropological knowledge"
Brazilian Association of Anthropology (ABA)
|World Congress (ICAES) 2023|
We received an invitation from ICSU on behalf of EU Joint Research Centre to the annual conference on "Building a Resilient Europe in a Globalised World" to be held in Brussels on 30 September 2015. Professor Gordon McBean, President of ICSU, will be a speaker (europa.eu/!Nx36hF #EUResilience).
As an outcome of panels organised by the IUAES Commission on Anthropology and Environment at the Manchester and Chiba congresses, the following volume was published: Averting a Global Environmental Collapse: The Role of Anthropology and Local Knowledge (Ed. by Thomas Reuter, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015)
Russell Bernard, Honorary Member of the IUAES, sent us information about online courses on research methods that are offered through the University of Florida's Distance Learning Program. These courses are available to anthropologists and students all over the world to be trained to train others in systematic data collection.
The intellectual biography of Andrew D. Spiegel, a member of the IUAES Executive Committee, has been published: South African Anthropology in Conversation.
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 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.
At the IUAES General Assembly meeting on August 9 during the seventeenth World Congress in Manchester, the host of the eighteenth World Congress in 2018 was decided by the vote of IUAES members in good standing. The result was as follows:
|Brazil (Brazilian Association of Anthropology)||267|
|Croatia (Croatian Anthropological Society/Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb)||98|
|India (University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad)||17|
|India (KIIT University, Odisha)||84|
Thus the eighteenth World Congress of the IUAES in 2018 will be held in Florianópolis, Brazil, and the Congress Organizer will be Miriam Grossi of Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC). In accordance with the Statutes, she immediately became member of the Executive Committee.
In response to the call for nominations of candidates for Honorary Members, we received the following nominations and the proposal to have these distinguished scholars as Honorary Members of the IUAES was approved at the meeting of the General Assembly held on August 9, 2013.
|Buddhadeb Chaudhuri||University of Calcutta||India|
|Sir John (Jack) Rankine Goody FBA||Cambridge University||UK|
|Sherry Beth Ortner||University of California at Los Angeles||USA|
At the meeting of the Council of Commissions held on August 8 during the World Congress in Manchester, the Head and Deputy Head of the Council of Commissions were elected by the vote of the chairs of IUAES Commissions.
|Head of the Council of Commissions||Giuliana Prato||Chair, Commission on Urban Anthropology||University of Kent, UK|
|Deputy Head of the Council of Commissions||Zhang Jijiao||Chair, Commission on Enterprise Anthropology||Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China|
In accordance with the Statutes, these two leaders of Commissions immediately became members of the Executive Committee.
Based on the decision at the General Assembly meeting on August 9 during Manchester World Congress, the following three Commissions were removed from the list of IUAES-approved Commissions:
|Commissions on Primatology||Morihiko Okada|
|Commissions on Anthropology of Mathematics||Paul W. Dixon|
|Commissions on Bioethics||Charles Susanne|
The following three Commissions were not abolished and they will be restructured and reactivated under the leadership of new chairs.
|Commission on Anthropological Dimension of Global Change||Winnie Lem|
|Commissions on Anthropology in Policy and Practice||Soumendra Patnaik|
|Commission on Human Ecology||Thomas Reuter|
IUAES welcomes and encourages submission of proposals to establish a new Scientific Commission.
We have already received a number of proposals for starting new Commissions. These and incoming proposals need be approved by a two thirds majority vote of IUAES member in good standing through an electronic vote later this year.
When you consider submitting a proposal, please read the IUAES Statutes carefully, fill in the following form and submit it to Secretary-General, Junji Koizumi, at: iuaes.s-g[at]glocol.osaka-u.ac.jp
IUAES Commissions Report 2013 is ready. This Report gives you detailed information about each Commission's objectives, activities and achievements. If you are interested in joining a Commission or knowing more about Scientific Commissions, please refer to the Report and join the "Open Commissions Forum" to be held at the Manchester World Congress:
- Open Commissions Forum
Date: Aug 7, 2013, 19:30-21:00
Venue: Main Theatre, University Place, University of Manchester
- ==> IUAES Commissions Report 2013
The IUAES organizes ICAES, the International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, but it has nothing to do with the conference called 'ICAES Singapore 2015' (International Conference on Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences) organized by WASET (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology). We do not assume any responsibility for anything related to the conferences organized by WASET.
The revision of the IUAES Statutes was approved by the votes of National Delegations.
- »»announcement of the result 20121225 (pdf)
- »»Approved Statutes 20121225 (pdf)
- »»Summary of the Revision of the Statutes (pdf)
The proceedings of the 16th World Congress in 2009 (ICAES 2009 Kunming) are now available. A purchase order can be placed by writing to:
China International Book Trading Corp.
- »»list of proceedings (pdf)