Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association
- promotes cooperation in the study of the prehistory of eastern Asia (east of 70º longitude) and the Pacific region
- maintains scholarly communication through regular congresses, communications, and the IPPA Bulletin
- upholds ethical standards in prehistorical research.
The antecedent of IPPA was originally founded in 1929. It was termed the Far Eastern Prehistory Association from 1953 to 1976, after which the name was changed to Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association. IPPA currently has about 600 members and 60 bulletin subscribers in over 35 countries.