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: Workshops

43rd American Indian Workshop

June 01 - 04, 2022

Northern Perspectives, Native Americans in WW II & Current Research

University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg City/Luxembourg

Organizer: Tania Giberyen, Carlo Krieger

The American Indian Workshop (AIW) was founded in 1980 at the Amsterdam Meeting of the European Association for American Studies. There were nine participants at the first meeting, but the AIW has since become the largest conference in Europe for researchers concerned with topics related to the Native Peoples of North America. The AIW also draws scholars from across the globe, working in diverse disciplines such as history, literature, anthropology, ethnology, art history, political science, geography, gender studies, museology, ethnomusicology, religion, law, linguistics, political science, cultural studies, philosophy, Canadian and American Studies, Native American Studies, Inuit Studies, and performance studies as well as communication and media studies. As such, the AIW provides an important platform for both established academics and young scholars for sharing their expertise, and benefiting from critical engagement.

The 43th edition of the AIW will be held in Luxembourg from 1 to 4 June 2022. The co-hosts are, the Institut Grand-Ducal (section Linguistics, Ethnology, Onomastics), and the University of Luxembourg (

Venue:, Kirchberg Campus, 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, L-1359 Luxembourg
Public Transport: Tram stop: Kirchberg, Universitéit

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44th American Indian Workshop

[date tba] 2023

[theme tba]

Department of American Studies, School of English and American Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest/Hungary

Organizer: Judit Kádár

45th American Indian Workshop

[date tba] 2024

[theme tba]

Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice
Pardubice/Czech Republic

Organizer: Livia Savelkova

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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 / James Mackay / Tania Giberyen / Carlo Krieger / Sonja Ross / Judit Kádár / Livia Savelkova

AIW General Management:

Renate Bartl


Markus Lindner




Renate Bartl

    AIW Publications:

Thomas Donald Jacobs

    AIW Journal:

Sonja Ross

    AIW Online Meetings:

James Mackay

    AIW Webpage / AIW Mailserver:

Renate Bartl


Renate Bartl / Markus Lindner


Markus Lindner