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Although late, I'm still hoping to recruit fellow scholars of slavery in both Africa and the African Diaspora for a panel that would revolve around the complexities of loyalties, alliances, community-building and survival in the worlds of slavery at the AHA 2019 in Chicago.
The Africa-Asia ICAS Book Prize (AAIBP) was established by the ICAS Secretariat and A-Asia in 2013. The aim is to create by way of a global competition both an international focus for publications on Africa-Asia while at the same time increasing their visibility worldwide.
Doctoral and Early Career Workshop
21-22 June 2018,
I am hoping to recruit fellow scholars of the twentieth century empires who are interested in presenting work related to cultural production and processes of decolonization in Caribbean and/or African, Asian societies to collaborate at A/H/A 2019 in Chicago.
Date: March 1, 2018
Location: Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Business History / Studies
Dear Colleagues, I would like to announce the publication of Saheed Aderinto's new book:
Guns and Society in Colonial Nigeria Firearms, Culture, and Public Order
Prof Saheed Aderinto (Western Carolina University)
Indiana U. P. 2017
CFP: Third international thematic CRG conference on Africa and the Indian Ocean
Extended deadline: please note the extended deadline for the CFP for this conference, 16 February 2018.
“History and Politics of Belonging in African Indian Ocean Island Societies”
Martin-Luther University, Halle (Saale), Germany
25-26 June 2018
Call for Papers
Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes African Studies Conference
Creativity, Innovation, and Resilience: Rethinking Challenges and Opportunities in Africa
University of Pittsburgh
March 24, 2018
In line with the theme proposed for the 44th annual meeting of the African Literature Association in 2018, “The Environments of African Literature”, the Lusophone/Hispanophone Caucus (LHCALA) invites submissions for roundtables, paper or poster presentations that engage Lusophone and/or Hispanophone perspectives.
Call for Papers: Graduate Student Conference "Situating Empire: The Great War and Its Aftermaths"
History Department, Harvard University
November 15-16, 2018