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2022 Annual Meeting

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ASA Publications

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

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New Interdisciplinary Approaches to African History

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ABOUT THE ASA

 

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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1957

Year Founded

2000

Members

2200

Annual Meeting Attendees

63

Years of Annual meetings

35

Awards and Prizes Annually

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