Welcome to H-French-Colonial, the international scholarly online network on French colonial history and cultural studies, as well as examining links between metropolitan France and its colonies (past and present). H-French-Colonial encourages discussions of research interests, teaching methods, and historiography.

We are looking for editors and contributors to join the H-French-Colonial team. For information about the available opportunities please see our announcement.

Recent Content

Virtual Panel: Racism on the Walls of the National Assembly

Please join us for a virtual panel: Racism on the Walls of the National Assembly; A Conversation with Mame-Fatou Niang (French and Francophone Studies, Carnegie Mellon University) and Julien Suaudeau (French and Francophone Studies, Bryn Mawr College). 

Moderator: Sue Peabody (History and Liberal Arts, Washington State University Vancouver)

UCLA-USHMM Workshop: The Holocaust at the Crossroads of Empire: West and Sub-Saharan African Approaches to African, Holocaust, and Jewish Studies, March 4, 2021

The Holocaust at the Crossroads of Empire: West and Sub-Saharan African Approaches to African, Holocaust, and Jewish Studies Workshop

Please join the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and the UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies for a discussion with scholars from Ghana, Israel, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, and the United States as they take stock of the state of African research and archival collections on the complex cultural, spiritual, and social history of West African Jews and the importance of African perspectives to the history of the Holocaust.

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