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Recent Discussion Posts

CFP Empire and globalisation(s). Circulations, exchanges and trans-imperial cooperation in Africa, 19th-20th centuries (Lausanne, 9-10 May 2019)

Over the course of the last few years, the transnational and global turn in the social sciences has inspired a profound renewal of colonial and imperial history (Kreienbaum, Kamissek, 2016).

Runaway Slaves in Britain

The ‘Runaway Slaves in Britain’ project webpages and database launches on 1 June 2018. Funded by the Leverhulme Trust, the research project team have combed through English and Scottish newspapers published between 1700 and 1780 (many of which can’t be digitally searched), locating newspaper notices for enslaved and bound people who escaped in Britain, as well as notices advertising the sale of enslaved people.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-AfResearch: 21 May - 28 May


The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
21 May 2018 to 28 May 2018.  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
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.



AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Africa: 21 May - 28 May

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
21 May 2018 to 28 May 2018.  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
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.



AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Announcing 2019 African Critical Inquiry Workshop: African Ethnographies

    The African Critical Inquiry Programme (ACIP) is pleased to announce that the 2019 ACIP workshop will be African Ethnographies. The project was proposed and will be organized by colleagues at the University of the Western Cape, Jung Ran Annachiara Forte (Lecturer, Department of Anthropology and Sociology) and Sakhumzi Mfecane (Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology and Sociology). Activities will take place in Cape Town, South Africa.

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