SAfA
 
 

About SAfA

The Society

The Society of Africanist Archaeologists is an organization of archaeologists, researchers from associated disciplines and others who share an interest in African archaeology and African societies. Our membership is international, with participation from Africa, the Americas, Europe and Asia, and is actively involved in research in many African countries. SAfA is an affiliated organization of the Society for American Archaeology and the African Studies Association.

Publications

SAfA publishes a bulletin, Nyame Akuma, which appears twice a year and which contains short reports on research projects as they take place around the continent. As a benefit of SAfA membership, you can order either or both of the following journals at a discount over regular subscription rates: The African Archaeological Review and Journal of African Archaeology.
 

The Biennial Meetings

SAfA also holds biennial conferences devoted to African archaeology and related research topics. Over the past decade, the meetings have alternated between Europe and North America:

Membership

SAfA membership is essential for anyone with an interest in African archaeology, palaeoanthropology or history. Our membership dues structure is very reasonable, with special provisions for students and retired people and free membership for Africans residing in Africa.

See our Membership page for further information on how to become a member.