ASA Membership

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Annual Meetings

The CFP for the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Association is now open! Find out more information about this year’s conference here.

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ASA Publications

The ASA publishes two journals with Cambridge University Press, an Annual Report, and a triannual newsletter for ASA Members

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Established in 1957, the African Studies Association is the flagship membership organization devoted to enhancing the exchange of information about Africa.

With almost 2,000 individual and institutional members worldwide, the African Studies Association encourages the production and dissemination of knowledge about Africa, past and present. Based in the United States, the ASA supports understanding of an entire continent in each facet of its political, economic, social, cultural, artistic, scientific, and environmental landscape. Our members include scholars, students, teachers, activists, development professionals, policymakers and donors.

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