World Archaeological Congress


Newsletter: Volume 27 April 2009

Contributions to the next WAC Newsletter due 18th May 2009

Archaeologists Without Borders Workshop

Report on the website of the World Archaeological Congress

Archaeologies of Art Podcast Series Launched!

Call for WAC members to nominate Indigenous people

World Archaeological Congress honors Larry Zimmerman

Dr Andree Rosenfeld

Recommendation on ERA Draft Quality Ranking

WAC-6 Media Releases

WAC-6 Closing Ceremony Speech

Portuguese WAC-6 Media Releases

German WAC-6 Media Releases

Spanish WAC-6 Media Releases

Turkish WAC-6 Media Releases

Czech. WAC-6 Media Release on Iran




Current Anthropology Editor Search

The Wenner-Gren Foundation in partnership with the University of Chicago Press is seeking applications for the position of Editor of Current Anthropology. The new editor will take responsibility for the journal on January 1, 2008. The Editor's term is six years with a possibility of renewal for another three years.

Applications are welcome from professional academic anthropologists anywhere in the world and specializing in any of the four anthropological sub-disciplines. Applications should include a complete curriculum vitae, names and contact details of three academic references and a letter of interest. The letter of interest should discuss the applicant's vision for Current Anthropology and his or her qualifications and experience relevant to the position of Editor of anthropology's highest profile broad-based journal.

Applications, or suggestions for possible candidates, should be sent, preferably by e-mail, to Leslie C. Aiello, President of the Wenner-Gren Foundation, (, or by regular mail (Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, 470 Park Avenue South, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA). Applications must be received by March 31, 2007.

Please contact Leslie Aiello by e-mail, regular mail, or telephone (212-683-5000) with any questions or for further information. More information about the journal can be found at the University of Chicago's website