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H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Africa: 18 February - 25 February

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
18 February 2019 to 25 February 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.  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-AfResearch: 18 February - 25 February

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
18 February 2019 to 25 February 2019.  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

DEADLINE EXTENDED CFP: Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) 2019 Conference (DEADLINE - MAR 1, 2019)

Call for Papers:  Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora

10th Biennial Conference, November 5-9, 2019

The College of William & Mary

Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

 

CFP: T2M 2019 (Paris) on "Urban Rapid Transit: Critical and Speculative Histories of an Idea"

We seek panelists for a conference panel tentatively titled, "Urban Rapid Transit: Critical and Speculative Histories of an Idea," for the T2M (Transport, Traffic, and Mobility) Annual Conference in Paris, France 16-19 October 2019 (https://t2m.org/conferences/call-for-paper-t2m-conference-2019-mobili

CFP: ASA 2019 Popular Culture and the Historical Imagination of the Military in Africa

I am organizing a panel for the 2019 ASA on popular culture and the historical imagination of the military throughout Africa.

Paper abstracts can focus on the historical and popular imagination of African militaries, including national armies, non-state forces, warriors in the service of royal or religious orders, mercenary groups, etc. Each paper should compare the history of these military actors with popular representations in artistic depictions, whether contemporary or historical. Representations might include paintings, photography, films, novels, songs, or other media.

Obituary: Shelagh Ranger

Reposted from the British Zimbabwe Society (BZS)

The BZS is sad to announce the death of Shelagh Ranger on 17 February. Shelagh was the widow of
Professor Terence Ranger, the BZS President, who died in January 2015. She had been unwell with
arthritis and other ailments, and bedridden for a number of years, at the Rangers´ flat in
Woodstock Road, Oxford.

Shelagh Campbell Clarke met Terence Ranger when he was doing postgraduate research at St Antony´s

CFP: Urban Rapid Transit: Critical and Speculative Histories of an Idea

We seek panelists for a conference panel tentatively titled, "Urban Rapid Transit: Critical and Speculative Histories of an Idea," for the T2M (Transport, Traffic, and Mobility) Annual Conference in Paris, France 16-19 October 2019 (https://t2m.org/conferences/call-for-paper-t2m-conference-2019-mobilities-and-materialitie...).

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