SASA2023 Conference

Next Annual Congress 2023

SASA Annual Congress 2023

Conference registration details:

The registration link for the SASA Congress at the University of Zululand is now open, and registration closes on 15 June 2023. The registration link is: [For current SASA members, the early bird registration is up to 31 May 2023.] If you have any questions regarding the Congress, do not hesitate to get in touch with the LOC directly on [email protected]

AGM Details:

 SASA Members please be notified that the AGM is scheduled to take place as follows:

 Date: Thursday, 6 July 2023

Time: 16h30

Venue: University of Zululand

Members are advised to ensure that their membership with SASA is paid before the time of the AGM. If you need to renew, please do so timeously. Instructions on joining and renewal can be found at:

To check your membership details, please go to:

If you have any questions, please get in touch with our membership officer (Nicole Van Staden) at [email protected]

2023 Normination Form can be accessed under SASA Elections page. All nomination forms need to be submitted to Sarah Gibson at [email protected] by 30 June 2023. Please include “SASA Nomination” in the subject line of the email.

SASA 28th Annual Congress

Dates: Wednesday, 5th – Friday, 7th July 2023

Venue: University of Zululand Main Campus, KwaDlangezwa, South Africa

Theme: Sociologies from the Global South and Beyond: Teaching, Learning, Research and Social Engagement…

The 28th SASA Congress will take on a hybrid format with a combination of virtual and face-to-face presentations. 

Abstract submission process:

Abstract Deadline: 17 April 2023.

Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words.

Please indicate in your abstract the relevant Working Group under which you would prefer your abstract to be considered. A full list of the Working Groups is available at

Abstracts should be submitted to the Working Group convener of your choice and to: [email protected]

Details on registration to follow shortly on the SASA website.


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