History of Tanzanian Association of Sociologists
The Tanzanian Association of Sociologists, popularly known as Taasisi ya Sayansi Jamii or TASAJA, made its official debut in November 2013 under the Tanzania Societies Act 2002. The Preamble and four sets of particular Ethical Standards make up the TASAJA Code of Ethics.
The mission of the Tanzanian Association of Sociologists
TASAJA seeks to address social challenges and promote sociological understanding through sociological imagination. TASAJA aspires to provide answers for social issues and offer a fresh perspective on Tanzania’s socio-economic situation.
Objectives of TASAJA
- TASAJA’s mission is to advance sociological research and educate the public on all social problems affecting people and the environment.
- TASAJA wants to create a society where everyone interacts peacefully.
- TASAJA evaluates research study papers before using them for publishing and distribution.
- As stated in article 3 of the association’s proclamation, TASAJA offers consultancy services to public and commercial entities on all sociology-related social concerns.
Activities of TASAJA
- TASAJA’s primary function is to support its members’ social research.
- TASAJA organizes seminars, conferences, workshops, and public discussions.
- TASAJA routinely publishes the sociology journal and newsletter.
- TASAJA is involved in disseminating research results for Tanzanian society’s benefit.
- TASAJA seeks to preserve and advance social and cultural standards and values.
International collaborations of the Tanzanian Association of Sociologists
TASAJA has been a member of the International Sociological Association since March 2014.
Membership of TASAJA
TASAJA membership association is open to all sociology graduates. TASAJA provides individual and institutional membership.
Tanzanian Association of Sociologists Conference
TASAJA regularly organizes conferences at St. Augustine University of Tanzania.
Sociological publications in Tanzania
Tanzania Journal of Sociology
The University of Dar es Salaam publishes the Tanzania Journal of Sociology, Tanzania’s first publication of its sort.