NEWS AND NOTES THE Xth INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL AND ...
NEWS AND NOTES
THE Xth INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS
OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL AND
ETHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES: 1978
The Xth International Congress of An-
Advisory Committee with Shri Jagjivan
thropological and Ethnological Sciences will Ram, Minister of Agriculture, Government
be held in India in 1978. It is proposed to of India as patron and Prof. S. D. Dube,
hold the inaugural session and a number Director, Indian Institute of Advanced
of important symposia in Delhi and other Study, Simla, as Chairman with 25 reputed
symposia in other selected centres of spe-
Social Scientists, representatives of the
cialisation. The concluding session will be Governments, Universities and such other
held in Calcutta.
Organisations have been constituted. A
national Organising Committee will soon
Following are some of the symposia be constituted to co-ordinate the efforts
finalised:
of the Committees.
(1) "Indians Overseas"
The Indian Delegation appeals to each
and every Anthropological and allied orga-
(2) "The Himalayan Anthropology"
nisations and scholars to extend their full
co-operation. Any help received from in-
(3) "Anthropologyy of Shifting Culti-
dividuals and organisations by way of
vation"
contributions and donations will be thank-
fully acknowledged.
(4) "Development of Cultural Anthro-
pology in Asia"
SHRI L. P. VIDYARTHI
President,
In order to facilitate the preparation for
International Congress of
Anthropological Ethnological
the Congress which is being held for the
Sciences
first time in the Third world, several re-
Ranchi University
gional Advisory Committees and a national
Ranchi