European Association of Social Anthropologists

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.

European Association of Social Anthropologists
AbbreviationEASA
Formation1989
Region served
Europe
Membership
1,500+
President
Valeria Siniscalchi (2017-2018)
Websiteeasaonline.org

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HistoryEdit

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.

AimsEdit

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).

PresidentsEdit

  • 2017-2018: Valeria Siniscalchi
  • 2015-2016: Thomas Hylland Eriksen
  • 2013-2015: Noel B. Salazar
  • 2011-2012: Susana Narotzky
  • 2009-2010: Michal Buchowski

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