Indian Anthropological Society

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Indian Anthropological Society or Indian Anthropological Association (IAA) is the representative body of the professional anthropologists in India. Established in 1969, its headquarters are situated within the Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi and associated with World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA).[1]

The journal of Indian Anthropological Association', "The Indian Anthropologist", was first published in 1971, and has been since published biannually in March and September every year.[1]


It focuses on the understanding of the diversity and variations that the Indian society, culture and population exhibit, without ignoring the important findings of the world of anthropology. It seeks to provide a platform to anthropologists and those working on allied disciplines, to promote interest and encourage research through publication of the journal and holding seminars and conferences.[2]


IAA publishes books, which provides valuable information to readers involved in Anthropology.Similarly it publishes a journal named Indian Anthropologist of an international repute.It is published biannually in March and September every year.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Publications of the WCAA member associations". World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA). 
  2. ^ "Indian Anthropological Association". Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  3. ^ IAA. "IAA Publications". IAA. Retrieved 19 January 2012. 

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