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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Istituto Italiano per l'Africa e l'Oriente (ISIAO) - follow up

Dear Colleagues,

My thanks to all of you who responded so generously to my query in January about the fate of the photographic archive of the Istituto Italiano per l'Africa e l'Oriente (ISIAO) in Rome. Through all of the clues and contacts you helped provide, I've found some concrete information.

2 PhD Scholarships - Emerging Worlds

2 PhD Scholarships - Emerging Worlds

The Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, invites applications for two 3-year PhD scholarships connected to the Centre of Global South Asian Studies (CGSAS) at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. The positions are part of the collective research project ‘Emerging Worlds: Ethnographic Explorations of new South-South Connections’ funded by the Danish Council for Independent Research.

Call for Contributions to Special Issue: Arabian Humanities No. 6


Special issue of Arabian Humanities n°6:

“Movements and flows in the Arabian Peninsula, the Red Sea

and the Gulf region during WWI”


Call for proposals


Editors: Ulrike Freitag (FU Berlin), Philippe Pétriat(University of Paris I) and Martin Strohmeier(University of Cyprus).

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