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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Call For Papers: New Gulf Streams - Middle East and Eastern Africa intersected

Fourth AEGIS Thematic Conference of the Collaborative Research Group Africa in the Indian Ocean

Iscte – University Institute of Lisbon, 23-24 April 2020

The conference is organised in interdisciplinary thematic panels focussing on the interconnections between Horn of Africa &  Eastern Africa societies and the Middle East countries, with a special focus on the challenges of recent geopolitical, religious and economic ties between these regions.

Announcement of and Call for Papers for 2020 Conference: Arabic-Script Manuscripts in Africa, 13-16 September 2020, Alexandria, Egypt

About the Conference


Bibliotheca Alexandrina and The Islamic Manuscript Association—in partnership with the library’s Manuscript Center and the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation—are delighted to announce the conference Arabic-Script Manuscripts in Africa, which will be held at Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt from 13 to 16 September 2020.

Call for Applications: The African Humanities Program is calling for new Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications

We are pleased to announce that the ACLS African Humanities Program is now accepting applications for 2019-20 postdoctoral fellowships. The deadline to apply for an AHP Postdoctoral Fellowship is November 20, 2019, 9pm GMT.