The Society of Africanist Archaeologists (SAfA) is an organization of archaeologists, researchers from associated disciplines and others who share an interest in African archaeology and African societies. Our membership is international, with participation from Africa, the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Oceania, and is actively involved in research in many African countries.
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25th BIENNIAL mEETING (2021): AFRICAN ARCHAEOLOGY — A 20:20 VISION FOR THE FUTURE.
The Plenary Sessions and SAfA Business Meeting were held online August 14-15, 2021.
Online Research Symposia Sessions were held online between August 17 and September 28, 2021.
SAfA Statement on Anti-Racism
Throughout its history, SAfA has traditionally confined its activism to matters that relate to the protection of cultural and archaeological heritage. Even so, recent unprecedented events in the United States call for reflection on the broader context in which SAfA members operate, and the importance of Africanist archaeology in global struggles for justice and human rights.Read more