Ethnography and Worlds Otherwise

Call for papers and panel proposals for papers and panel proposals

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:

Should you have any queries about the conference, please contact us at:

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.

Click here for more details

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 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.