Society of Africanist Archaeologists

The Society of Africanist Archaeologists 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 and Asia, and is actively involved in research in many African countries.

The 25th biannual meeting for the Society of Africanist Archaeologists will be "African Archaeology - A 20:20 Vision for the Future", September 21-24, 2020. It will be hosted at St. Hugh's College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. 

Read more about the upcoming meeting here


SAfA Executive Board, 2018-2020

President: Elisabeth Hildebrand

Recording Secretary: Jos├ęphine Lesur

Organizing Secretary: Peter Mitchell


Treasurer: Brian Clark

Webmasters: Susan McIntosh and Matthew Curtis

At Large North America: A. Catherine D'Andrea

At Large Europe: Gabriele Franke

At Large Africa (2): Alemseged Beldados and Munyaradzi Manyanga

Student Representative for North America: Tomos Evans

Student Representative for Europe: Sol Sanchez-Dehesa

Student Representative for Africa: Mncedisi Siteleke

Nyame Akuma Editors: Liza Gijanto and Els Cornelissen