European Association of Social Anthropologists

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European Association of Social Anthropologists
Abbreviation EASA
Formation 1989
Region served
Europe
Membership
1,500+
President
Thomas Hylland Eriksen (2015-2016)
Website easaonline.org

The European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) is an organization of scholars in the field of anthropology founded in 1989. EASA serves as a major professional organization for social anthropologists working in Europe. It is supported by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. The 2015-2016 President of EASA is Thomas Hylland Eriksen.[1]

History[edit]

EASA was founded in 1989 with 22 participants from 13 European countries and the United States in the Italian city Castelgandolfo. Among its founding members were the anthropologists Philippe Descola and Adam Kuper.

Aims[edit]

EASA seeks to advance anthropology in Europe by organizing biennial conferences, by establishing special interest working groups, and by facilitating the development of its academic journal, Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Social (SA/AS).

Conferences[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About EASA". www.easaonline.org. Retrieved 2015-07-27. 

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