Welcome to H-Africa, a member of H-Net's consortium of scholarly networks. 

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

Recent Discussion Posts

TOC: Journal of African Media Studies Special Issue: ‘New Media and Processes of Social Change in Contemporary Africa’

Intellect is excited to announce that Journal of African Media Studies 11.2 is now available for download and content is Open Access.

Special Issue: ‘New Media and Processes of Social Change in Contemporary Africa’

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Aims & Scope

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Africa: 19 August - 26 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 19 August 2019 to 26 August 2019.  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.


Baylor University - Assistant Professor, African American History
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58928

CFP: Beyond the Medicines/Drugs Dichotomy: Historical Perspectives on Good and Evil in Pharmacy

 

Beyond the Medicines/Drugs Dichotomy: Historical Perspectives on Good and Evil in Pharmacy

University of Johannesburg
5-7 December 2019

The dichotomy between pharmacologically-active substances considered legitimate (and therefore worthy of regulation as medicines, and also provided as public goods) and those considered problematic (and therefore deserving of moral and legal opprobrium, prohibition and sanction) has informed global regulatory regimes for decades.  (Andy Gray, 2017)

CFA: The African Humanities Program is calling for new Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications

We are pleased to announce that the ACLS African Humanities Program is now accepting applications for 2019-20 postdoctoral fellowships. The deadline to apply for an AHP Postdoctoral Fellowship is November 20, 2019, 9pm GMT.

CFP: The Crafting of Historical Knowledge - Feb 21-22, 2020

The Graduate Students of Rice University's History Department is calling paper proposal for its IV Biannual Graduate Student History Conference.

The Crafting of Historical Knowledge: Revealing Narratives through New Methodologies challenges historians to ponder how current methodologies are helping to create and maintain silences and overrepresentation of historical actors, narratives, and artifacts. 

CFA: 2020-2021 Visiting Senior Fellowships, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts

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The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program for Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program. Each visiting senior fellow is provided with a study.

CFS: Special Issue - Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora --- Visions and Words for Children of the African Diaspora, Fall 2020

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Guest Editor: Nancy D. Tolson

This special issue of Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora is dedicated to creative artistry for children of the African Diaspora. We invite original textual and multimedia submissions devoted to interdisciplinaryandcreativeapproachesinAfricanDiasporaChildren’sandYALiterature.Submissions must focus upon literature, visual, and audio artistry created by people of the African Diaspora. Submissions may include scholarly papers, audio and/or visual presentations, interviews, and creative/artistic works.

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