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 Journal

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.