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.
ASnA Annual Conference
In 2014, the Rhodes University Anthropology Department hosted the annual conference from 29th June - 2nd July.
Formally the journal of South African Journal of Ethnology (1994 - 2002) it changed to Anthropology Southern Africa in 2002. Authors should download the guidelines for submission to the journal. Please feel free to browse our archive of previous editions with the associated abstracts can be accessed by clicking the link above.