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Officers, elected by the membership, comprise a President and an Executive Committee of eight members drawn from across the IPPA region. A Secretary-General and Editor(s) are appointed by the Executive Committee.

President (2014-2018)

  • Phon Kaseka, Archaeology Department, Royal Academy of Cambodia, Phnom Penh

Secretary-general (since 2009)

  • Ian Lilley, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit, The University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia

IPPA bulletin editor (since 2014)

  • Oli Pryce, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 21 Allée de l’Université, F – 92023 Nanterre – cedex, France

Executive committee (2010-2018)

  • Bérénice Bellina-Pryce, C.N.R.S (National Centre for Scientific Research) – UMR 7528, 27, rue Paul Bert, 94204 Ivry-sur-Seine, France
  • Charles Higham, Department of Anthropology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Le Thi Lien, Senior Researcher, Assistant for International Co-operation, Institute of Archaeology (VASS), 61 Phan Chu Trinh, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • †Nishimura Masanari, Institute for Cultural Interaction Studies, Kansai University 3-3-35, Yamate-cho, Suita-city, Osaka, Japan
  • Victor Paz, Archaeological Studies Program, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Himanshu Ray, Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Dehi, India
  • Miriam Stark, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai’i-Manoa, 2424 Maile Way, Saunders 346, Honolulu, Hawai’i 96822, United States of America
  • Glenn Summerhayes, Department of Anthropology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand

Past presidents

President Term
†Wilhelm G. Solheim II (United States of America) 1976-1980
Jack Golson (Australia) 1980-1984
†V.N. Misra (India) 1984-1988
†Roger C. Green (New Zealand) 1988-1992
†R.P. Soejono (Indonesia) 1992-1996
Pisit Charoenwongsa (Thailand) 1996-2000
†Adi Haji Taha (Malaysia) 2000-2004
Tsang Cheng-hwa (Taiwan) 2004-2006
Willie Ronquillo (Philippines)Nguyen Giang Hai (Vietnam) 2006-20082009-2013

Updated:  21 December 2015/ Responsible Officer:  IPPA Coordinator/ Page Contact:  IPPA Coordinator