Congresses and Presidents

 

Year

Host city

President

1st

1947

Nairobi, Kenya

Henri Breuil

2nd

1952

Algiers, Algeria

Henri Breuil

3rd

1955

Livingstone, Zambia

Louis Leakey

4th

1959

Kinshasa (then Leopoldville), DRC

Camille Arambourg

5th

1963

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands

Luis Pericot Garcia

6th

1967

Dakar, Senegal

Amadou Mahtar M'Bow

7th

1971

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Thurston Shaw

8th

1977

Nairobi, Kenya

Bethwell Ogot

9th

1983

Jos, Nigeria

Ekpo Eyo

10th

1995

Harare, Zimbabwe

David Kiyaga-Mulindwa

11th

2001

Bamako, Mali

Hamady Bocoum

12th

2005

Gaborone, Botswana

Alinah Segobye

13th

2010

Dakar, Senegal

Benjamin Smith

14th

2014

Johannesburg, South Africa