American Indian Workshop

American Indian Workshop

The American Indian Workshop (AIW) was founded in 1980 and has become the most important European scholarly platform for researchers concerned with topics related to the Native Peoples of North America. The AIW also includes scholars from all over the world. [more...]

American Indian Workshop - Annual Conference

The AIW meets annually in a European city. Responsible for the organisation of the annual conference are the local organizers, who also choose the general topic of the meeting.

American Indian Workshop - Annual Conferences since 1980: Conference

40th American Indian Workshop

April 24 - 27, 2019

Indigenous Economies: Sustenance, Sustainabiliy and Sovereignty

Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznán/Poland

Organizers: Elzbieta Wilczyñska & Zuzanna Buchowska & Michał Kapis



Abstract submission deadline (paper/panel and poster proposals): December 15th, 2018

41st American Indian Workshop

[date tba] 2020

[title tba]

Department of Ethnology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich/Germany

Organizer: Henry Kammler

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AIW Committee and Mandates

[All mandates were approved by Business Meeting of the 32nd AIW in Graz on April 1, 2011.]

    AIW Organizing Committee:

Renate Bartl / Markus Lindner / Thomas Donald Jacobs / Sylvia Wackernagel / Elzbieta Wilczyñska / Zuzanna Buchowska / Michał Kapis / Henry Kammler / James Mackay

General Management:

Renate Bartl


Sylvia Wackernagel




Renate Bartl


Thomas Donald Jacobs

    Journals / AIW Journal:

Sylvia Wackernagel

Mailing list moderator:

Renate Bartl

    Webpage / Mailserver:

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Renate Bartl / Markus Lindner


Markus Lindner