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Refugees in African History - Quarterly Bulletin of Recent Publications 02-21

Dear subscribers to H-Net's Crossnetwork Refugees in African History,

we're exited to share with you our Quarterly Bulletin on Recent Publications, the first of a quarterly series of recent publications on the topic of refugees in African history. We welcome suggestions for publications to be included in the second bulletin until March 30, 2021, to africanrefugees@mail.h-net.org

 

2021-01 Quarterly Bulletin of Recent Publications

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Dear all,

Happy New Year from the editorial team of the H-Net Crossnetwork "Refugees in African History"!

To kick of the new year, please find the first of a quarterly series of recent publications on the topic of refugees in African history below. We welcome suggestions for publications to be included in the March bulletin until February 15, 2021, to africanrefugees@mail.h-net.org

 

CFP - International Journal (Routledge) African and Black Diaspora call for papers on "Migration, Human Trafficking, and Displacement in the Horn of Africa"

The Editors of African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal (Routledge) announce Call for Papers on Migration, Human Trafficking, and Displacement in the Horn of Africa.

 

Field Notes from Angola: Of Archived Archives and Anarchic Archives - A Blog Post by Marcia C. Schenck

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Somewhere in sub-Saharan Africa, sometime in the new millennium: After a few days of negotiating my way into a provincial archive, the big day has finally come. The archivist opens the doors to an old shed, and, as my eyes become accustomed to the dusty dark, I discern the contours of a mountain of documents. “You can climb it and see whether you find anything that might interest you,” the archivist offers. And so I venture forth to mount the documents, picking up a few sheets here and there.

From Campus to Camp and Back - Note from the field from a humanitarian humanities practitioner - A Blog Post by Marcia C. Schenck

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This is not an ordinary classroom and Joseph is not an ordinary student. Joseph is a refugee from South Sudan residing in Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. In the fall of 2016, he enrolled in the Global History Lab, a massive open online course (MOOC) offered by Princeton University on edX.

Geschichtswissenschaften ohne Grenzen: Wie GeschichtswissenschaftlerInnen sich im humanitären Kontext engagieren - A Blog Post by Marcia C. Schenck

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Nur etwa 1% aller Flüchtenden im Universitätsalter weltweit haben Zugang zu Hochschulbildung. Das geisteswissenschaftliche Angebot ist noch begrenzter. Das Global History Lab an der Universität Princeton bietet sowohl einen Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) als auch einen Small Private Online Course (SPOC) mit Fokus auf Globalgeschichte und historische Forschung an, die es Flüchtenden und Lernende aus den Aufnahmeländern ermöglichen, zusammen in einem internationalen und digitalen Lernumfeld zu studieren.

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