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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

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: 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-AfResearch: 22 May - 29 May

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
22 May 2023 to 29 May 2023.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-AfResearch.  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.


Call for Papers, Renaissance Society of America Conference, Chicago, IL, March 21-23, 2024

The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) has announced that it will accept proposals for individual presentation proposals and complete panels for its annual conference, to be held March 21-23, 2024, in Chicago, IL (USA).  The Journal of Jesuit Studies regularly organizes up to five panels at this conference.  We are looking to organize panels in any aspect of Jesuit studies in any region, up to the year 1700.  (Please note: submission by the JJS does not guarantee acceptance to the program, as we are not an affiliated society.)