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H-Net Job Guide 4 - 11 February

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 4 February 2019 to 11 February 2019. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-West-Africa. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

H-Net Job Guide 28 January - 4 February

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 28 January 2019 to  4 February 2019. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-West-Africa.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

CfP: Politique Africaine: "The ordinary and the madness in Africa"

Dear friends and collegues,
 
We are pleased to share with you the CFP of a special issue we are coordinating Gina Aït Mehdi and myself for the Journal Politique Africaine about the question of madness and mental disorders in Africa.
 
 
The starting point of this issue on madness in Africa is based on a first observation. The literature on this topic appears fragmented and dispersed.

CfP: LSA Sponsored-panels at the African Studies Association meeting (Boston, Nov. 21-23, 2019).

LSA Sponsored-panels at the African Studies Association meeting (Boston, Nov. 21-23, 2019).

For the third consecutive year, the Lagos Studies Association will be organizing panels at the annual conference of the African Studies Association of the United States. If you would like to participate in our panels, please send a 250-word abstract to lagosstudiesassociation@gmail.com. Deadline is March 1.

See the general call for papers here: 

Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition: Residential Fellowships, 2019-2020

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, part of the MacMillan Center at Yale University, is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the following fellowships, as posted in the H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58067

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