GfA Meeting 2019: Location and Accommodation

The meeting website for the 13th International Meeting of the Society for Anthropology (Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, GfA) now includes a page on Göttingen, the city hosting the conference. There you can find information on the meeting venue, travel advice and a list of hotels and hostels proposed by the organisation committee. Special arrangements with hotels where rooms have been reserved for conference participants will be effective until 23 August 2019. The page also includes a map of Göttingen featuring places of interest to conference attendees. You can find the page on the confrence location and venue here.

GfA Meeting 2019: Registration Now Open

It is now possible to register for the 13th International Meeting of the Society for Anthropology (Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, GfA) through the meeting website. After registration, you may also submit an abstract for a podium or poster presentation.

GfA Meeting 2019: Invitation

The official invitation to the 13th international meeting of the Society for Anthropology (Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, GfA) was issued last Friday, 03 May 2019, by the organisation committee. It can be downloaded in English and German from the conference website.

Registration and abstract submission through the conference website will open shortly.

GfA Meeting 2019: Invited Speakers

The Society for Anthropology (Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, GfA) has announced the list of invited speakers to appear at the 2019 biannual meeting of the association in Göttingen (Germany). It has been posted on the conference website.

GfA Meeting 2019: Guiding Theme

The 2019 meeting of the Society for Anthropology (Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, GfA) in Göttingen (Germany) will have the following guiding theme:

Weal and Woe – Human Health and Wellbeing in a Wider Perspective

A short text sketching the scope of the meetings focal topic has been posted on the GfA website.

While contributions to the focal topic are especially encouraged, the meeting programme will also accommodate contributions to other areas of anthropology.

Date and Place for 13th GfA Meeting Announced

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Plakat 13. GfA-Tagung

The 13th International Meeting of the Society for Anthropology (Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, GfA) will be held from 23 to 27 September 2019 in Göttingen (Germany).

The guiding theme will be „Weal and Woe – Health and wellbeing from an anthropological perspective“. Contributions from all areas of anthropology and human biology as well as interdisciplinary papers are called for. Papers related to the guiding theme can touch upon adaptations, prevention and history of disease and medicine and on aspects of mental and psychological wellbeing.

A conference poster (in German language) has been issued by the organisers of the meeting which can be downloaded from the conference website.