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Recent Discussion Posts

Final Program of LSA 2019

The LSA is glad to release the Final Program of the 4th edition of its annual conference, June 25-29. Over the course of five days, there will be a total of 99 sessions (17 sessions for the pre-conference seminar and workshop, June 25 and 26; and 82 panels for the main conference, June 27-29).

Insight (Turkey) Special Issue on Africa

A special issue of Insight (Turkey) published earlier this year of interest to Africanists.  

"A New Scramble for Africa? The Role of Great and Emerging Powers" vol 21, no 1, Winter 2019, edited by Professor Earl Conteh-Morgan.

Table of Contents:

Hayat Alvi, "Terrorism in Africa: The Rise of Islamist Extremism and Jihadism"  

Clothing the Enslaved in the Eighteenth Century Atlantic World Conference 2019

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Clothing the Enslaved in the Eighteenth Century Atlantic World Conference. The conference will take place at the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff on 8-10 July 2019.

Keynote speakers 

Professor Colleen E. Kriger (University of North Carolina at Greenboro) ‘European Woollens and African Consumption in the Early Modern Atlantic:  Status, Style, and Creole Culture’