Welcome to H-Luso-Africa, a network initiated by the Lusophone African Studies Organization (LASO).

H-Luso-Africa aims to compile resources, host discussions and publish reviews that are relevant to scholars with interests in Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and São-Tomé and Príncipe.

 

Resources

Visit the following pages to find professional, research and teaching resources for scholars of Lusophone Africa:

Professional Resources: Lusophone Studies Journals, Lusophone Studies Organisations, Lusophone Studies Research Centers
Research Resources: Archives & Research Libraries, Digital Archives & Databases, Dissertations/Theses in Progress, Online News Media
Teaching Resources: Syllabi collection

Please contact H-Luso-Africa web editor Rosa Williams with your suggestions of resources to include.

 

Discussions

We welcome contributions in English or Portuguese. Please log in if you are not automatically logged in. You will then be able to create a new post by clicking on the “start a discussion” button or reply to existing posts. For more details, see the H-Net Commons Quick Start Guide.

We regularly post lists of recent publications on Lusophone Africa. Please send news of your own publications to H-Luso-Africa editor Kathleen Sheldon.

Recent discussion posts also include: calls for papers/panels, event announcements, job notices, news items, obituaries and research queries.

You can search archived H-Luso-Africa discussion logs (May 2002–January 2014) here.

ANN: PALESTRA O ARQUIVO DIAMANG NA UNIVERSIDADE DE COIMBRA | 12 DE NOVEMBRO DE 2018 (16H00)

O ARQUIVO DIAMANG NA UC

Na sequência da afirmação da República Popular de Angola como estado independente, a 11 de Novembro de 1975, é dissolvida, naquele novo país, a Diamang – Companhia de Diamantes de Angola, empresa concessionária da exploração de diamantes.

Reviews

Reviews are commissioned by H-Luso-Africa reviews editor Philip Havik.

More information on becoming a reviewer or submitting a book for review on H-Net can be found here.
 

Author: 
Malyn Newitt
Reviewer: 
Eric Allina

Allina on Newitt, 'A Short History of Mozambique'

Malyn Newitt. A Short History of Mozambique. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 224 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-084742-5.

Reviewed by Eric Allina (University of Ottawa) Published on H-Luso-Africa (August, 2018) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT))

Author: 
Jon Schubert
Reviewer: 
Vasco Martins

Martins on Schubert, 'Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola'

Jon Schubert. Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. xvii + 247 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-1370-5; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1369-9.

Reviewed by Vasco Martins (Centro de Estudos Sociais (CES), University of Coimbra) Published on H-Luso-Africa (July, 2018) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT))

Author: 
Cécile Fromont
Reviewer: 
Carlos Almeida

Almeida on Fromont, 'The Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo'

Cécile Fromont. The Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. Illustrations. 328 pp. $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-1871-5; $19.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4696-1872-2.

Reviewed by Carlos Almeida (Centro de História/Universidade de Lisboa) Published on H-Luso-Africa (October, 2017) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Author: 
Chris Alden, Sérgio Chichava, eds.
Reviewer: 
Joseph Hanlon

Hanlon on Alden and Chichava, 'China and Mozambique: From Comrades to Capitalists'

Chris Alden, Sérgio Chichava, eds. China and Mozambique: From Comrades to Capitalists. Johannesburg: Jacana, 2014. 256 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-920196-94-3.

Reviewed by Joseph Hanlon (The Open University (UK); London School of Economics (UK)) Published on H-Luso-Africa (August, 2017) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik