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AIRS Membership


The Africa Institute of Researchers and scholars is among the premier international associations for students and scholars in the field of internet studies. We are an inclusive community and encourage membership by researchers ranging from cultural studies through social sciences to informatics, AIRS organises academic conferences which annually bring together the best and brightest researchers and practitioners in Internet research.

Membership in AIRS connects you with our vibrant community of scholars, gives you access to our archive of past conference papers, and enables you to take advantage of discount book and journal discounts. It also supports the ongoing work of the Association.

Membership in AIRS provides support for the Association and gives you a voice in its affairs and its future. Members also enjoy discounted registration fees to AIRS’s annual conference. We strongly encourage all AIRS-L list subscribers to support AIRS by becoming a member.

  • Low membership dues rate (annually)
  • Conference registration discount
  • Mailed subscriptions for Literacy Research and Instruction & AIRS Yearbook
  • Leadership opportunities through our divisions, committees & Board
  • Professional networking with leaders in literacy research and teaching

Membership of AIRS is relatively inexpensive compared to many professional and scholarly associations and brings with it several benefits, as well as being your way of helping support Internet scholarship and research. We would welcome you joining the association and helping us to grow and promote studies of the Internet. The annual membership dues (in US dollars) are as follows:

  • Standard individual membership
  • Students (including Ph.D. students)
  • Individuals in non-OECD countries
  • Lifetime individual membership
  • Corporate sponsor (for-profit institution) $3000
  • Institutional Membership (academic department, library, etc.). Includes 6 Professional and 20 Student memberships (Please contact secretary [at] AIRS [dot] org for more information)

Affiliate membership is available for non-profit institutions in non-OECD countries – free to a maximum of two years, includes only basic web access.

Mailing List
Our community of Internet researchers thrives because of our flagship “air-l” mailing list. This email list is maintained by the Africa Institute of Researchers and scholars for all scholars in this field, whether or not they are members. Currently, the list has over 5000 subscribers and provides an excellent environment in which to disseminate information, discuss key research concerns, and network with similarly-minded scholars.
The air-l list is subject to the Association’s standard of conduct. Before joining or contributing, please look over the email list rules and etiquette.


Tel: +264812454204, +264857079593.


For Further Enquiries, Questions, Admission, etc.

Contact the registrar:
Dr. John O.L Registrar

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