International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences
Union internationale des sciences préhistoriques et protohistoriques (UISPP)
Unión Internacional de Ciencias Prehistóricas y Protohistóricas
Internationaler Verein der Prähistorischen und Protohistorischen Wissenschaften
União Internacional das Ciências Pré-Históricas e Proto-Históricas
1931-05-27 Bern Switzerland
27-29 May 1931, Bern (Switzerland), as International Congress of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences -- Congrès international de sciences préhistoriques et protohistoriques (CISPP), a successor to H-XH0136 - Congrès international d'anthropologie et d'archéologie préhistoriques (CIAPP) which had existed since Sep 1985 - when referred to as 'Congrès paléoethnologique international (CPI)' - but which ceased functioning with the onset of World War I. Current name adopted 8 Jul 1956, Lund (Sweden). Present Constitution adopted by the Permanent Council, 25-30 Aug 1958, Hamburg (Germany FR), and amended by Permanent Council meetings: 11 Sep 1964, Saragossa (Spain); 30 Sep 1974, Ferrara (Italy); 21 May 1979, Zeist (Netherlands); 4 Sep 1989, Dublin (Ireland); 6 Sep 2011 at General Assembly, Florianópolis (Brazil).
Unite all sciences related to prehistoric and protohistoric studies.
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General Assembly (every 3 years, at Congress); Board; Executive Committee; Scientific Commissions (30). Membership open; meetings closed.
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