H-Maghrib aims to facilitate scholarly discussion and research about North Africa, a region that today comprises the countries of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania. H-Maghrib welcomes queries, calls, and announcements about all historical periods and thematic issues related to the Maghrib and its diverse populations from all disciplines.

Recent Content

New Book - Sovereignty in Exile: A Saharan Liberation Movement Governs, by Alice Wilson

"Based upon a diverse and well-developed social network in a context usually closed to foreign researchers, Sovereignty in Exile is an extraordinary work of ethnographic research. Through detailed empirical analysis and a fresh and informed analytical sensibility, Alice Wilson reopens an important, yet often all too narrow, discussion of what counts as democracy in Africa and other so-called developing regions and states."—Brenda Chalfin, University of Florida


Call for applications : Scholar-in-residence program at the Hillary Clinton Center for Women’s Empowerment, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco

 The Hillary Clinton Center for Women’s Empowerment (HCC) at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco, was established in 1999 on the occasion of then First Lady Hillary Clinton’s commencement speech to the second graduating class of Al Akhawayn University.


Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship in African Studies (Social Sciences and Humanities), Council on African Studies, The MacMillan Center, Yale University

The Council on African Studies at the MacMillan Center invites applications for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at Yale University for AY2017-2018 and AY2018-2019, commencing on July 1, 2017. Candidates must have research and teaching experience relevant to modern and contemporary Africa, in the social sciences or humanities.

All applicants should have in-depth knowledge of at least one African language and fluency in English, and must have completed the Ph.D. by the time of appointment.