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The European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) is a professional association open to all social anthropologists either qualified in, or else working in, Europe.

The Association seeks to advance anthropology in Europe by organizing biennial conferences.

EASA's academic journal, Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale appears four times a year and is available free of charge to all paid-up members.

EASA is a sister association of the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF) and a member of the World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA).

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Election The term of office of the elected members of the present Executive Committee of EASA is coming to an end. We have fourteen nominations standing for five places: please take a look at the candidates. The election is now open and will run until 26th January. Read more.

EASA supports Polish colleagues
EASA has written a statement of support (PDF) standing alongside their colleagues in the Polish Ethnological Society who are speaking up against growing discrimination in society. They are organising action and their manifesto can be seen here (PDF). The WCAA, of which both EASA and PES are members, has also written a statement in support (PDF).

EASA2016, University of Milano-Bicocca, 20-23 July, 2016
Anthropological legacies and human futures
The big event is over. Watch the videos of the plenaries, see the ethnographic drawings from the Early Career Scholars Forum, download your certificate of attendance, or check what you missed. View conference site.


The AGM took place during the EASA2016 conference and the minutes can be seen here.

EASA bookseries
The series has a new editor: Aleksandar Boskovic (University of Belgrade and Institute of Social Sciences)
Call for submissions for edited collections and monographs. More details >>

SA/AS has compiled a reaction to Brexit from 24 anthropologists around the world. Read the trailer.


New networks
Anthropology and the Arts
Convenors: Roger Sansi, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain and Jonas Tinius, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Network merger
The Network for Anthropology of Law and Rights has merged with the Network for Anthropology of International Governance into the Anthropology of Law, Rights and Governance (LAW NET). Please visit the LAW NET pages for info and updates: easaonline.org/networks/lawnet/