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  • The African Studies Association is pleased to welcome you to our new Membership and Annual Meeting Pre-Registration Page hosted by Cambridge University Press. Beginning with the 2013 Membership cycle and 2013 ASA Annual Meeting, all ASA online transactions will be processed via this page. This page will also allow members to access the online Membership Directory and online editions of African Studies Review and History in Africa. 

    If you are an existing ASA Member, please note that your old login information will not be valid on this site. If you have an existing Cambridge Journal account you may use it to login to the ASA membership page. We kindly request that you update your information to ensure that the correct information appears in the member directory, and to allow you to access African Studies Review and History in Africa electronically via Cambridge Journals Online. 

    Registration for the 2013 Annual Meeting is also available through this site. You may purchase Annual Meeting registration at the same time as your ASA Membership, or you may come back to purchase meeting registration at a later time. Please note that the Annual Meeting is open to ASA members as well as non-members. 


    Membership in the African Studies Association membership is open to scholars, students, and professionals from around the world who have an interest in Africa. ASA members enjoy many benefits, including: 

    • A subscription to African Studies Review, a multi-disciplinary scholarly journal, which publishes original research and analyses of Africa and book reviews, as well as a digital subscription to History in Africa*, an annual journal that features textual analysis and criticism, historiographical essays, bibliographical essays, archival reports and articles on the role of theory and non-historical data in historical investigation 
    • A discounted registration fee to attend the Annual Meeting 
    • A listing in the ASA Online Membership Directory with an advanced search feature to easily locate ASA colleagues and individuals 
    • An opportunity to vote to elect officers and members of the Board of Directors 
    • An opportunity to serve on ASA Committees 
    • The ability to nominate individuals for the Distinguished Africanist Award 

    *Print copies of History in Africa are available to members for purchase at discounted rates. Please contact for more information. 

    Membership in the ASA is on a calendar year basis. 

    Those applying for student membership status should send a scanned copy of their Student ID to Failure to send valid student ID may result in membership cancellation. 

    Please indicate, by making a selection below, which type of membership you would like to purchase.

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