Welcome to Anthropology Southern Africa
About the ASnA
Anthropology Southern Africa is the professional association for social anthropologists living and working in Southern Africa. We represent members in 7 Southern African countries. ASnA organises the largest anthropological conference in southern Africa and collaborates with other anthropological organisations across the continent, and world. We provide a venue for publishing academic papers via our journal Anthropology Southern Africa. Our mandate is to:
- Promote anthropology in southern Africa.
Support anthropological research.
Disseminate anthropological knowledge in the academic milieu and to the wider public.
Call for papers ASnA 2015
Ethnography and Worlds Otherwise
We're excited to share the call for papers for this year's ASnA conference, to be held in Potchefstroom from 30 August to 3 September.
Send your abstracts and panel proposals to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Should you have any queries about the conference, please contact us at: email@example.com
The Monica Wilson prize Student essay competition 2015
Anthropology Southern Africa is pleased to invite submissions for the 2015 Monica Wilson Prize for the best student essay submitted by a postgraduate student as a paper at the annual Anthropology Southern Africa conference. The prize-winning essay will be selected based on the work that best address the theme of the annual conference or excellently exemplifies the spirit of discovery in ethnographic work.
See our official Monica Wilson Winners page!
2015 conference travel grants
The association Anthropology Southern Africa has made available four conference travel grants up to the value of R2 000 each (plus a conference fees waiver) for the 2015 ASnA conference (see http://www.asnahome.org/asna-conferences/future-conference for details). The travel grants are intended for travel and accommodation (conference fees are waived).
Applications will be accepted for single applicants OR group applications.
The association will look favourably on group applications (up to the value of R2 000) that maximise the number of students attending. Note that only one conference fees waiver will apply per application.
For more information and to apply click here.