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Invitation to Join the Global Urban History Project

Scholars who study cities in relation to larger-scale and global phenomena are invited to become members of the Global Urban History Project, an effort to build sustained connections across professional associations within the growing hybrid field of global urban history.

The Project represents a merger of several networks of scholars in the field. The Project especially welcome scholars who focus on Global South urban questions and on pre-1850 periods.

Images of Current Events: Press Photography and Archives in Africa

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Basel University Library

The exhibition Images of Current Affairs. Press Photography and Archives in Africa is based on the "Press Photo Archives Buea, Cameroon. Long-Term Protection, Preservation and Access” project, which was carried out between 2013 and 2015 by African Photography Initiatives.