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.

Recent Content

CFP - Africa on the Move - ASAI Conference in Italy

*ASAI Conference*

*Macerata (Italy)-  September 17 -20, 2014*

The Italian Association for African Studies (ASAI) in partnership with
the Interdisciplinary Centre for African Studies of the University of
Macerata is organising its Third Conference.

*Africa on the Move*

In the recent years, inspite of the frequent tragic events related to
African migrations toward Europe and the Middle East, there have been
clear evidences of substantial transformations involving African

H-Horn – Some Recent Publications (April 2014)


H-Horn – Some Recent Publications (April 2014)


Abbas H. Gnamo, Conquest and Resistance in the Ethiopian Empire, 1880 -1974: The Case of the Arsi Oromo (African Social Studies Series) (Leiden: Brill, 2014).



Eloi Ficquet and Wolbert G. C. Smidt (eds.) The Life and Times of Lïj Iyasu of Ethiopia. New Insights (Lit Verlag, 2014).