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02 Feb 2024
Dear members, we have been asked to circulate a survey by Bruno Werz (please see our YouTube talk about the research) - he would appreciate as much feedback as possible!
28 Oct 2023
The introduction of herding – a way of life which centres on keeping herds of mobile domesticated animals – significantly changed Africa’s genetic, economic, social and cultural landscapes during the last 10,000 years.
24 Oct 2023
Greetings Fellow AFC Members and Friends,

The final Term of 2023 is drawing to a close and exams are fast approaching. Before everyone
finishes up their final assignments and retreats for Consolidation, the AFC Executive would like
05 Oct 2023
NESP Call for applications
URGENT: Open call for Master’s Applications
30 Sep 2023
Dear members, some of you have watched the Netflix documentary (Cave of Bones) and a recent podcast was released this week discussing it. Here are the links to the podcast:

21 Sep 2023
The South African Archaeological Society is saddened to record the passing of historian Henry Charles Bredekamp, widely known as Jatti, on 20 September 2023 at the age of 78.
21 Sep 2023
The discovery of ancient wooden logs in the banks of a river in Zambia has changed archaeologists' understanding of ancient human life. Researchers found evidence the wood had been used to build a structure almost half a million years ago. 
13 Sep 2023
Dear members, we recently received news that has resulted in a lot of press today about the Virgin Galactic mission that carried the bones of Australopithecus sediba and Homo naledi. It has caused a lot of controversy and you can read the article on this link: