H-Horn aims to facilitate scholarly collaboration and exchanges between professionals interested in the history and culture of the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea region. One of the primary objectives of H-Horn is to reach beyond national, sub-national, religious and ethnic lines and offer all scholars of the Horn a forum in which to address major issues and controversies that have defined, and continue to define, the history of the Horn of Africa, particularly in recent decades.

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Advanced Course in Arabic Manuscript Studies, 6–10 June 2016, Cambridge, UK

Dear Colleagues,

The Islamic Manuscript Association, in cooperation with Cambridge University Library and the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation, is pleased to announce an advanced short course in manuscript studies, entitled Scholars, Scribes, and Readers: An Advanced Course in Arabic Manuscript Studies, which will be held at Cambridge University Library from 6 to 10 June 2016.

H-Horn: Some Recent Publications (April 2016)

H-Horn: Some Recent Publications (April 2016)


Galia Sabar and Adam Rotbard, “Eritrean Asylum Seekers’ Lament Ceremonies in Israel as Contested Sites of Identity Formation,” African Diaspora 8 (2) 2015: 147-173.