African Archaeology, History, Anthropology, Cultural Heritage, and Area Studies Journals:


African Archaeological Review

Annales d'Éthiopie

Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa

Journal of African Archaeology

Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage

Nyame Akuma: Bulletin of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists



The Journal of African History

African Historical Review

History in Africa: A Journal in Method

International Journal of African Historical Studies

Journal of West African History

South African Historical Journal


African Anthropologist

Anthropology Southern Africa

Cultural Heritage and Cultural and Language Studies

Indilinga: African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IAJIKS)

African Identities

Journal of Cultural Heritage

International Journal of Heritage Studies

Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies

Journal of African Cultural Studies

Language Matters: Studies in the Languages of Africa

South African Journal of African Languages

Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

African Area Studies

Aethiopica: International Journal of Ethiopian and Eritrean Studies

Africa Review

African Geographical Review

African Studies Review

African Studies Quarterly

ITYOPIS: Northeast African Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (NEAJ) 

Journal of Eastern African Studies

Journal of the Indian Ocean Region

The Journal of North African Studies

Northeast African Studies

Rassegna di Studi Etiopici on JSTOR

Social Dynamics: a journal of African studies

South African Geographical Journal

Southern African Humanities

African Art and Music Journals

African Arts

Black Music Research Journal

Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture

Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa

Muziki: Journal of Music Research in Africa

Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art

Revue noire

Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa

Art Times (South Africa)

South African Journal of Art History

African Archaeology & Related Professional Associations:

 East African Association of Paleoanthropology and Paleontology 

(EAAPP) Facebook page

 PanAfrican Archaeological Association (PAA)Facebook page

 SASQUA Southern African Society for Quaternary Research

 Society of Africanist Archaeologists (SAfA)

 Society of Black Archaeologists

 Southern African Archaeological Student Council on Facebook

 The African Diaspora Archaeology Network

 The South African Archaeological Society

 The Sudan Archaeological Research Society

 World Archaeological Congress (WAC)


Other African Studies Associations:

 African Studies Associaton (ASA)

 African Studies Associaton (ASA) Facebook page

 AEGIS Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies

 ASMEA Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa

 ASAUK African Studies Association of the UK

 Canadian Association of African Studies (CAAS)

 National Council for Black Studies (NCBS)

 Southern African Historical Society

 West African Research Association

Africa-Based Cultural Heritage Conservation Organizations:

African World Heritage Fund

African Cultural World Heritage Sites page from

African World Heritage Fund Facebook page

The Heinz Rüther Collection - JSTOR African Heritage Sites

Rock Art Research Institute of South Africa at the University of the Witwatersrand

Trust for African Rock Art (TARA)

Zamani Project of the University of Cape Town


Global Cultural Heritage Conservation Organizations and Projects with African Content:

African Rock Art Image Project of the British Museum

Aluka World Heritages Sites Africa on JSTOR

Bradshaw Foundation


EAMENA - Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa

Eastern African Archaeology Online

Global Heritage Fund

Institute for Indian Ocean Heritage

International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) 

International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)

REAL - Resilience in East African Landscapes

SAFE Saving Antiquities for Everyone

UNESCO World Heritage List

World Monuments Fund


Cultural Resource / Heritage Management Companies and Organizations Specializing in Eastern African Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

African Heritage Ltd

Institute for Indian Ocean Heritage

Pan African Archaeological Services


African National Cultural Heritage Offices/Departments and Heritage Laws:

Heritage Laws Links by African Nation from World Wide Web Library of African Archaeology

List of African national cultural heritage departments from The World Wide Web Library of African Archaeology "Cultural Heritage Departments" page


Africa-Based Regional Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Research Centers and Institutes:

British Institute in Eastern Africa

British Institute in Eastern Africa Facebook page

Institute for Indian Ocean Heritage

List of African national cultural heritage departments from The World Wide Web Library of African Archaeology "Cultural Heritage Departments" page

Rock Art Research Institute of South Africa at the University of the Witwatersrand

University of Cape Town Department of Archaeology

Trust for African Rock Art (TARA)


Foreign-Based Regional Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Research Centers and Institutes:

SOAS University of London

Centre for African Art and Archaeology (CFAA) at the Sainsbury Institute for Art, University of East Anglia

Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies (HLCES)

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research African Archaeology Group

Smithsonian National Museum of African Art

University College London Africanist Archaeology


Central Africa Resources

Mega-Chad network/ Réseau Méga-Tchad

Mandara Mountains Homepage

The Virtual Institute of Mambila Studies

East Africa & Horn of Africa Resources

Eastern African Archaeology Online

British Institute of East Africa

Gebel Barkal, Nubia

The Nubian Salvage Project

Medieval Sai Island

Kerma - Swiss Archaeological Mission in Sudan

Sudan Archaeological Research Society

Greek-Norwegian Archaeological Mission in Sudan-blog

North Africa Resources

Egyptian Archaeology

Western Sahara Project: Archaeological Context 

Libya Rock Art

The Archaeological Mission in the Sahara

Southern Africa Resources

Mystery of Great Zimbabwe  

African Rock Art: Apollo 11 Cave Stones (ca 25,500-23,500 B.C.), Wonderwerck Cave Stones (ca 8000 B.C.)

South African Archaeological Society  

West Africa & Sahel Resources

Ethnographic and archaeological website on the northern Mandara mountains of N Cameroon and NE Nigeria

Mali Interactive

The Ancient West African City of BENIN  

Archaeological research in Northeastern Nigeria

Archaeology and Archaeobotany of Africa

Sierra Leone Heritage

Website of research on the Wanar megalithic necropolis in Senegal

African Studies Centers in North America:

African Studies Center, Boston University MA

African Studies, Central Connecticut State University New Britain, CT

Bard College, African and African Diaspora Studies Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

 Carleton College, African/African American Studies
Northfield, Minnesota

Carleton University, Institute of African Studies Ottawa, Canada

Central State University, Center for African Studies Wilberforce, Ohio

Columbia University, Institute of African Studies New York, New York

Cornell University, Africana Studies and Research Center Ithaca, New York

Cornell University,. Institute for African Development Ithaca, New York

Duke University. African and African American Studies Durham, North Carolina

East Carolina University, African Studies Committee
Greenville, North Carolina

Emory University, Institute of African Studies Atlanta, Georgia

Five College African Studies Certificate Program (Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, Smith and the University of Massashusetts-Amherst)

Harvard University. Committee on African Studies Cambridge, MA

Howard University, The African Studies Department Washington, DC

Indiana University, African Studies Program Bloomington, Indiana

Michigan State University, African Studies Center East Lansing, MI

Montclair State University, Society of Research on African Cultures Upper Montclair, NJ

National Consortium for Study in Africa

New York University, Africana Studies New York, NY

Northwestern University, Program of African Studies
Evanston, IL

Ohio State University, Department of African American and African Studies Columbus, OH

Ohio University, African Studies Program Athens, OH

Princeton University, Program in African Studies

Rutgers University, Center for African Studies New Brunswick, NJ

San Jose State University California

Stanford University, Center for African Studies California

State University of New York, Binghamton, Institute of Global Cultural Studies

Suffolk University Dakar Campus Boston, MA

University of Calgary, African Studies Research Group Canada

University of California, Berkeley, Center for African Studies California

University of California, Los Angeles, James S. Coleman African Studies Center California

University of Florida, Gainesville, Center for African Studies Florida

University of Georgia, African Studies Institute Athens, Georgia

University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Center for African Studies

University of Iowa, African Studies Program Iowa City, Iowa

University of Kansas, African & African-American Studies Lawrence, Kansas

University of Maryland, Committee on Africa and the Americas College Park

University of Michigan, Center for Afroamerican and African Studies Ann Arbor

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, African and Afro-American Studies

University of Pennsylvania, African Studies Program Philadelphia

University of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

University of Texas at Arlington, Africa Program

University of Toledo, Africana Studies Program Ohio

University of Virginia, The Carter G. Woodson Institute for Afro-American and African Studies Charlottesville, VA

University of Washington.  Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies Seattle, WA

University of Wisconsin, African Studies Program Madison, WI

Washington University, St. Louis. African and Afro-American Studies Program Missouri

Yale University, Council on African Studies New Haven, CT

York University, African Studies Programme Toronto, Canada


African Studies Centers in Europe:

Africa Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies

African Studies Centre Leiden, The Netherlands

Brussels Centre of African Studies Belgium

Cambridge University, African Studies Centre UK

Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire, Université Montesquieu - Bordeaux IV France

Centre d'Estudis Africans Barcelona, Spain

Centro de Estudos sobre Africa e do Desenvolvimento, Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão, Universidade Ténica de Lisboa Portugal

Edinburgh University, Centre of African Studies UK

Ghent University. Interdisciplinary Research Group Africa The Netherlands

Humboldt-University, Department of African Studies Berlin, Germany

Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London UK

Istituto Universitario Orientale, Napoli, Italy

Institute of Social Studies The Hague, The Netherlands

Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Institut für Afrikanische Sprachwissenschaften Germany

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Institut für Ethnologie und Afrika-Studien Germany

Leeds University, Centre for African Studies UK

Leiden University, Research School CNWS The Netherlands

Moscow State University. Institute of Asian and African Studies Russia

Nordiska Afrikainstitutet/Nordic Africa Institute Uppsala, Sweden

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London UK

Universidade de Evora, Núcleo de Estudos Sobre África NESA Evora, Portugal

Universidade do Porto, Centro de Estudos Africanos Porto, Portugal

Universität Bayreuth Germany

Universität Hamburg, Institut für Afrika-Kunde Germany

Universität zu Köln, Institut für Afrikanistik Germany

Universität Leipzig, Institut für Afrikanistik Germany

Universität Wien, Institut für Afrikanistik Austria

Université de Genève, Département d'Anthropologie Switzerland

Université Paris 1 France

Université Paris 7 - Laboratoire Societes en Developpement dans l'Espace et dans le Temps (SEDET) France

University of Copenhagen, Centre of African Studies Denmark

University of Edinburgh, Centre of African Studies UK

University of Oxford, Centre for the Study of African Economies UK

Warsaw University. Department of African Languages and Cultures Poland