Junji Koizumi Secretary-General, IUAES Department of Anthropology

School of Human Sciences, Osaka University 1-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan Phone/Fax: +81-(0)6-6879-8085 E-mail: koizumi@hus.osaka-u.ac.jp URL: http://www.iuaes.org

August 14, 2013

Professor Buddhadeb Chaudhuri, M.Sc., Ph.D., P.R.S.

Flat-4A, Fort Royale. 28, Prince Anwar Shah Road

Calcutta-700033, India

Dear Professor Chaudhuri,

It is my greatest pleasure to inform you that the General Assembly of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences(IUAES) met on August 9th 2013, during its seventeenth World Congress in Manchester and agreed to confer on you the title of Honorary Member of the IUAES. The news has been announced on the front page of our website (http://www.iuaes.org). As Secretary-General on behalf of the Executive Committee of the IUAES, I send my heartfelt congratulations.

According to the IUAES Statutes, Honorary Members are “professional anthropologists and/or ethnologists who have made outstanding contributions to scholarship in ways that

have widely disseminated

the insights and perspectives of anthropology/ethnology and

thereby contributed to that aspect of the Union’s aims and objectives.” Your contributions

to scholarship are truly outstanding and members of the IUAES Executive Committee are all

very pleased to be able to recognize what you havedone for the

advancement of our





Honorary membership is


Attached is the present list of

IUAES Honorary

Members, including your own name and the two other new HonoraryMembers approved by

the recent General Assembly.


again,please accept the best wishes that we extend to





Sincerely yours,

Junji Koizumi, Ph.D. Secretary-General, IUAES

President, Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (JASCA) Vice Director, International Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS)

Specially Appointed Professor, Institute for Academic Initiatives (IAI), Osaka University

Enclosure: List of Honorary Members