JASCA participates in WCAA

Apr. 25, 2005
At the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology held on October 24, 2004, the Society ratified the founding agreement of the World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA). The Society's formal membership in WCAA will be announced at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology to be held at Hokkaido University on May 21-22, 2005.
The following are member associations of WCAA:

American Anthropological Association - AAA
Association for Anthropology in Southern Africa
Association of Brazilian Anthropologists -ABA
Association of Social Anthropology -ASA
Australian Anthropological Society
Canadian Anthropology Society
European Association of Social Anthropologists-EASA
French Association of Anthropologists
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology-JASCA
Indian Anthropological Society
International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences-IUAES
Latin-American Association of Anthropology
Pan-African Anthropology Association
Russian Association of Anthropologists and Ethnologists
Through WCAA, JASCA anticipates greater collaboration with anthropological associations in the world. For more details, see Koizumi, Junji, "Jinruigakkai-sekaikyogikai (WCAA) no setsuritsu: jinruigaku minzokugaku no kokusairenkei ni mukete (The Establishment of the World Council of Anthropological Associations - WCAA: Towards Greater Collaboration among Anthropologies and Ethnologies of the World)" published (in Japanese) in Bunkajinruigaku: Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology 69(4): 607-12, 2005.

WCAA Founding Agreement

WCAA homepage

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