Welcome to ASWAD

ASWAD is a not-for-profit organization of international scholars seeking to further their understanding of Africa and the African Diaspora. We do this through conferences and symposia, as well as through publications. We also look for ways to share our work with students and the general community. All who share these interests are welcome to join ASWAD. By joining you will be informed of all the Association's activities and initiatives, and be eligible to participate in ASWAD conferences and governance.

Celebrate ASWAD's 25th Anniversary: ASWAD 2025 - 12th Biennial Conference



In 2025, we want to support our Global South Members with their conference travel. 
We can reach this goal with everyone's support.
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ASWAD Memberships are valid for 2 years.The membership renewal period begins once your current one reaches its anniversary date. Check your inbox for a renewal reminder!

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