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About IAPA

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International Association of Physiological Anthropology is the union of Anthropology, Human Biology and Physiological Anthropology societies around the world. The IAPA (former ISPA, International Society of Physiological Anthropology) was first established when the 3rd International Congress of Physiological Anthropology was held in Nara, Japan in 1996. Physiological Anthropology is the scientific discipline which focused on homo sapiens as the subjects existing in modern technological society of today and aspired to the creation of living environments and lifestyle systems based on research which attaches importance to human characteristics evaluated from a viewpoint encompassing the past, present and future.

Goals and Objectives

The goals of the IAPA are to promote research exchange and collaborationin the field of physiological anthropology. The objectives are to contribute to the advancement in physiological anthropology with the cooperation of its members, to hold theinternational congresses and to support other activities for the attainment of objectives of the IAPA (e.g. workshops, schools, education, etc.).

Organizations

The association is governed by a Council comprised of delegates from the member societies and members and the Executive Committee of the Council.
President Emeritus H. W. Jürgens (Kiel, Germany)
A. Bittles(Perth, Australia)

President

A. Yasukouchi (Fukuoka, Japan)

Vice-Presidents

D. Crews(Columbus, USA)
E. Godina(Moscow, Russia)

Secretary-General

H. Harada (Sendai, Japan)

Secretaries

Y. Tsunetsugu (Tsukuba, Japan)
T. Nishimura (Nagasaki, Japan)

Executives

K. Aoyagi (Nagasaki, Japan)
K. Gransitzki (Kiel, Germany)
K. Ishibashi (Chiba, Japan)
T. Katsuura (Chiba, Japan)
S. Kudo (Fukuoka, Japan)
K. Nosaka (Perth, Australia)
M. Sim (Perth, Australia)
W. Wang (Perth, Australia)

Treasurers

S. Watanuki (Fukuoka, Japan)
K. Iwanaga (Chiba, Japan)

Membership

Each member is obliged to support the objectives of the IAPA. Members may be affiliated to the IAPA in one of three categories: 1. The Society of Physiological Anthropology and representative of Physiological Anthropology in each country; 2. Individual Member (who does not belong to a society of Physiological Anthropology); 3. Supporting Member.
Date August 25-29, 2014
Place Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow-Russia
Theme "Anthropology: Unity in Diversity"
President Prof Alexandra Buzhilova
Head of the Organizing Committee Prof Elena Godinaa
Website http://19eaa-moscow.ru/index.php/en/

The 12th International Congress of Physiological Anthropology

President Prof. Tetsuo Katsuura, Chiba University
Date October 27-30, 2015
(27th: Registration & Welcome Reception, Younger Researchers Colloquium)
Place Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall, Chiba, Japan
President Prof. Douglas E. Crews, Department of Anthropology, Ohio State University
Date August 7-10, 2013
(7th: Registration & Welcome Reception, Younger Researchers Colloquium
Place Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada
Main Theme  Human Variation and Built Environments

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