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H-Africa encourages discussion of Africa's history, culture, and African studies generally. Africanists of all disciplines are encouraged to subscribe.

Recent Discussion Posts

CFP: Interdisciplinary Congress of African Studies (COAFRO) - Africa in the World, 19-20 October 2023. DL: 1 September

COAFRO 2023 – Facultatea de Științe Politice (unibuc.ro)

CALL FOR PAPERS, DL: 1.09.2023

Interdisciplinary Congress of African Studies (COAFRO)

Second edition: October 19-20, 2023

Hybrid Format, in Bucharest / online

REMINDER: ‘Africa and the Environment: Archives and Data in the Climate Emergency', 23 June 2023 - IN PERSON REGISTRATION CLOSES 8 JUNE

Discussion published by Marion Wallace on Friday, May 12, 2023


‘Africa and the Environment: Archives and Data in the Climate Emergency’, a one-day conference at SOAS, London, and online, 23 June 2023

CFP: Call for Submissions, Emerging Scholars and Article Prizes; Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA)

Award Submission Deadline July 1, 2023

Submissions to the Emerging Scholars Award and the Article Prize are due July 1, 2023. Winners will each receive a cash award of $500 to be presented at the Annual NCSA Conference (more information about the conference: https://ncsaweb.net/2024-conference-information/


H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Africa: 29 May - 5 June

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 29 May 2023 to 5 June 2023.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Africa.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at https://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


Seminar: Histories of the Present. The formation of contemporary world with Bonny Ibhawoh (Centre for Human Rights and Restorative Justice McMaster University, Canada) - 22 June 2023 - 5 pm (GMT). Online


Organization: Hugo Gonçalves Dores (University of Coimbra), Ana Guardião (University of Florence), Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo (University of Coimbra), José Pedro Monteiro (University of Minho)

When: 22 June 2023

Time: 5:00 pm (GMT)



We invite you to attend a seminar discussion by Bony Ibhawoh on the theme "Historical Atrocities, Truth-Seeking and the Politics of Memory". The abstract of the presentation is included below: