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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.

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H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Africa: 22 July - 29 July

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 22 July 2019 to 29 July 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.


AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universit"at - Research Group Leader, "Grammars of Dependency"

TOC: "Translocal Popular Culture" - new issue of Vienna Journal of African Studies, Nr. 36 (2019)

Happy to announce that the new issue of
“Stichproben. Vienna Journal of African Studies” is out and available online open access and in print!

Nr. 36/2019 is a special issue on “Translocal Popular Culture” with articles by Daniel Künzler, Wei Lei, Claudia Böhme, Hanna Stepanik, Katharina Fritsch, Dominik Frühwirth and reviews by Kirsten Rüther and Katharina Wurzer.

CFP: Journal of African Military History at 2021 American Historical Association in Seattle

The last few years have seen the emergence of African military history as a growing subdiscipline in African History.  Over this time, the subject has taken several important steps toward establishing itself as more than a small niche in African Studies.

PUB: Collection « Histoires coloni@les » by Thierry Anjubault

The remarkable collection « Histoires coloni@les » by Thierry Anjubault is online! (July 2019 edition)

The eighth version (July 2019), updated, of Thierry Anjubault’s rich review of Coloni@les Histories, about Colonial, Imperial and Ultramarine History, is available on the Société française d’Histoire des Outre-Mers - SFHOM website

Job: Senior Research Fellow (Postdoc), ethnographic research on migration in West Africa

The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) invites applications for a three-year, full-time position within the project Future Migration as Present Fact (FUMI), funded by the European Research Council. The position provides the opportunity to work in a leading international research institution with an interdisciplinary environment. It is classified as a Senior Researcher position within PRIO’s seniority and salary system.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Africa: 15 July - 22 July

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 15 July 2019 to 22 July 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.


AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES
California State University - East Bay - Assistant Professor of
History (Migration and Slavery in the Americas), Tenure-Track
Faculty_ 20-21 HIST-AMERICAS-TT

CFA: Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach PhD Grant "Historical and Tradition-Based African Art" 2019

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The Institute of Art History at Freie Universität Berlin will be awarding the third Alfried Krupp von Bohlen and Halbach PhD Grant for dissertation projects in the field of African art history. Applicants are invited to submit PhD proposals focusing on historical and tradition-based arts including their repercussions into the present art scene. The research may be designed as co-operation projects with museums or important private collections in Europe as well as in Africa.

CFP: Chinua Achebe's No Longer at Ease at 60 - Updated (for Northeast Modern Language Association Convention, 5-8 March 2020)

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As Chinua Achebe's second novel, No Longer at Ease, first published in 1960, arrives at its 60th anniversary, scholars have an opportunity to

CFP: St Augustine Papers: A South African Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

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Vol. 20(1/2) 2019 - DIGNITY

In November 2019, we plan to publish a volume dedicated to the notion of dignity. The call for papers is open until the end of August 2019. Articles which focus on any of the following themes are welcome:

Human dignity in the contexts of

  1. Social (in)justice and ethical challenges in the globalised world;

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