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EASA is a member of


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.


Proposed changes to Membership categories

The EASA Executive proposes three changes to the membership categories, voting and application process. A letter (PDF) has been sent to all EASA members explaining the proposals, and inviting comment/feedback by email by 15th September, prior to an online vote in October.

Seminar and AGM

EASA members are invited to attend a seminar, Making Anthropology Matter, in Prague on October 14-15, 2015 at the occasion of the EASA Annual General Meeting.


We are delighted to announce that the next EASA biennial conference will be organised by and hosted at the Department of Human Science for Education 'Riccardo Massa' and Department of Sociology and Social Research at The University of Milano-Bicocca. The dates will be 20-23 July, 2016 and the Call for panels will open in the autumn.

Logo Magic 2015

Home | Theme
Convenor information
Panels | Timetable
Registration & accommodation
Three scholarships available for young scholars participating in the MAGic conference. Read more...


EASA executive
EASA's new executive met in Milan in early March 2015 to plan their work for the next two years and prepare the 2016 biennial conference. Thomas Hylland Eriksen was elected President and Hana Cervinkova was elected Vice-President.

New Anthropological Journal focuses on EASA2016
The first issue of a new open access, peer reviewed journal, Antropologia, is now out.
They have issued a call for contributions for a special issue entitled 'towards EASA2016'.
Go to the call for contributions >>

EASA bookseries
Call for submissions for edited collections and monographs. More details.

ISE paper on Open Access
EASA is a member of the Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) who recently released a statement on 'Learned Societies, Academic Publishing and Transitions to Open Access'. Read more (PDF)




Call for entries for the Second Ethnographic Film and Media Program of the Middle East and Central Eurasia of EASA. Read more >>

Report (PDF) of the recent workshop organised by the Anthropology of Art interest group within VANEASA, held in Barcelona in June.

Anthropology of Race and Ethnicity (ARE)
Anthropology of Confinement Network (ConfinementNet)
Anthropology of Mining
Network of Ethnographic Theory (NET)


AMCE Journal
The Journal of the Anthropology of the Contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia (ACME).
Call for submissions >>

Peripheral Vision: Politics, Technology, and Surveillance by Catarina Frois of the Anthro of Secutiry network

The PACSA Network is launching a new anthro-blog on Peace and Conflict. Read more >>