Benefits of Membership
To see upcoming Northern Branch Events,
Anyone living in South Africa will be able to take part in the activities of local branches. There are four branches: Northern Branch, Western Cape Branch, KwaZulu-Natal Branch and Trans-!Gariep Branch. You will automatically receive notices and newsletters from your nearest branch. Branches have active and enthusiastic members. Branches organise regular lectures, seminars, visits to a wide range of archaeological sites and local and overseas tours.
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Members receive the following free publications:
The South African Archaeological Bulletin
- the longest established archaeological journal in sub-Saharan Africa, it contains articles on the cutting edge of research on southern Africa. Appearing twice a year, it includes current research, notes by readers and book reviews.
The Digging Stick
Three times a year this popular magazine brings you short articles on archaeological developments, notes and news of general interest.
The Goodwin Series
- occasional publications focussing on a particular theme in current southern African research.
- the twice-yearly Trans-Vaal Branch newsletter
Membership also entitles you to:
Discounts on other publications including those already published by the Society.
Use of the Society's library housed in Cape Town's South African Museum. Using the inter-library loan system, your local library can supply you with any volume