Anthropology Organizations in the Best of the Web Directory

Anthropology Organizations

Alaska Anthropological Association

Promotes public awareness and education of anthropological activities and goal, and fosters sympathetic appreciation of the past and present cultures of Alaskan people.

American Anthropological Association (AAA)

Information on AAA's mission, history, and activities. With news, program overviews, and a staff directory.

American Anthropological Association of Children and Childhood

Interest group devoted to promoting the development of anthropological scholarship focusing on children and childhood.

Anthropology Graduate Student Union at Toronto

Provides a platform for discussion, communication, and discussions of understanding humankind.

Anthropology of Japan in Japan (AJJ)

Organization created to facilitate a multilingual forum for anthropologists and other like-minded scientists in Japan.

Anthropology Students' Association (ASA)

University of Toronto organization representing the concerns of students of Anthropology programs. Provides academic services and a variety of events.

Association for Political and Legal Anthropology

Organization devoted to the ethnographic exploration of politics, law, and other related topics.

Association of Feminist Anthropology

Aims to address the impact of globalization on women and their place in the society.

Association of Social Anthropologists of Aotearoa New Zealand (ASAANZ)

Official ASAANZ website presents the association's constitution, code of ethics, officers, membership, and affiliations.

Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA)

Organization of students, young scholars, and leaders who share common interest in the field of physical anthropology.

Florida Anthropological Society

Statewide anthropology and archaeology organization. Site provides information on membership, officers, chapters, and meetings.


Independent consortium of scholars provides discussion on anthropology in Europe.

International Association for Southeast European Anthropology

Interdisciplinary organization composed of scholars involved in studying the present and past social and cultural processes that manifest in the modern beliefs and practices of southeastern Europe.

Lambda Alpha

National collegiate honors society for anthropology with the goal of recognizing the academic achievements of anthropology students.

Northeastern Anthropological Association (NEAA)

Association that serves as a support platform for anthropologists at all career levels and sub-fields.

Radical Anthropology Group

Provides weekly lectures for everyone interested to learn more about anthropology.

Royal Anthropological Institute

Association promotes public understanding of anthropology, and its contribution to public affairs.

School for Advanced Research

Provides dynamic environment for study about human culture, evolution, history, and creative expression.

Society for Economic Anthropology

Group dedicated to exploring the connections between economics and social life. Information on membership and activities presented.

Society for Medical Anthropology

Provides newsletters in the latest medical anthropology news, academic resources, job opportunities, awards, history and a discussion board.


Nonprofit international organization supports the integrated protection, maintenance, and restoration of the biocultural diversity of life.

Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists

Association profile including information on membership, events, anthropology news, awards and programs.

World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA)

Network of national and international anthropological groups committed to promoting international communication and cooperation in the field of anthropology.

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