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.
The Middle East and North Africa Centre at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England (MENACS) invites applications for PhD study related to the MENA region in humanities and social sciences disciplines. Research students associated with MENACS work with one of over 30 full time faculty based in departments across the university. They form a diverse and talented student body from around the world that studies the MENA region in an environment focused on cross-cultural dialogue, inter-faith tolerance, and the advocacy of positive change.
Call for Papers
Decolonization and the Politics of Wildlife in Africa
Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Study, South Africa
September 26-30, 2017
Bernhard Gißibl (Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz)
The Islamic Manuscript Association, together with the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation, Cambridge University Library, and the University of Cambridge’s HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies, announces its Tenth Annual Intensive Introduction to Islamic Codicology Course, which will be held from 3-7 October 2016 at the Cambridge University Library.