Pan African Association of Anthropologists (PAAA)

Association pan-africaine d'anthropologie (APA)

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URL: http://africananthropology.org/

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Founded

1989-09-06 Yaoundé Cameroon

History

6 Sep 1989, Yaoundé (Cameroon), on formal launching, following initial discussions at 12th International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Jul 1989, Zagreb (Yugoslavia). Constitution adopted 27 Aug 1992. Sometimes referred to as Pan African Anthropological Association.

Aims

Promote excellence in anthropological endeavour and mobilize capacity building in the context of Africa's development; strengthen anthropological capacity, mobilize resources, stimulate research and disseminate anthropological knowledge that can have an impact on Africa's social economic and political development foster interaction among teachers and researchers in the various disciplines of anthropology; promote research and teaching of anthropology and related disciplines; coordinate regional interdisciplinary scientific research; ensure application of anthropological sciences in the search for solutions to development problems of Africa; facilitate exchange of teachers and students among teaching and research institutions.

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Structure

General Assembly (every 3 years). Governing Council, comprising the Officers and 5 regional representatives. Executive Committee, comprising the Officers and one representative. Officers: President; 2 Vice Presidents; General Secretary; Deputy Secretary; Treasurer; Chairpersons of Committees (3): Research and Conferences; Public Relations; Publications and Research. Management Board. Secretariat.

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UIA Org ID

XD2612

Last News

2020

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