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.

CFP: Activisms in Africa: Knowledge for Social Transformation/Conhecimento para a Transformação Social, Porto, Janeiro 2023

Activisms in Africa: Knowledge for Social Transformation / ​Conhecimento para a Transformação Social
IV Conferencia Internacional
Porto, 25-27 Janeiro 2023

Call for papers open | May 1 to September 15, 2022

Details and further information here: https://activismsinafrica2023.weebly.com/

ANN: Palestra "Aldeamentos e Colonatos em Moçambique em Tempos de Guerra (1960-1970)" com Cláudia Castelo (ICS, Lisboa), 30 junho 2022, às 14h00 de Brasília

Olá,

Convidamos para a Sessão III do Ciclo de Palestras - História da África em Debate que contará com a pesquisadora Cláudia Castelo com o tema "Aldeamentos e Colonatos em Moçambique em Tempos de Guerra (1960-1970)".
O texto-base poderá ser acessado no seguinte link: https://www.scielo.br/j/tem/a/6ys6YgzWSbyZJnYmgYVMpCs/...

Quando: 30/06/22 às 14h (Brasília)
Onde: on-line via zoom.

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: 
Christoph Kohl
Reviewer: 
Raúl Mendes Fernandes

Mendes Fernandes on Kohl, 'A Creole Nation: National Integration in Guinea-Bissau'

Christoph Kohl. A Creole Nation: National Integration in Guinea-Bissau. New York: Berghahn, 2018. Illustrations. 248 pp. $29.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-78533-425-2; $135.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78533-424-5.

Reviewed by Raúl Mendes Fernandes (Universidade Amílcar Cabral) Published on H-Luso-Africa (January, 2022) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT))

Author: 
Michelle C. Johnson
Reviewer: 
Thiago Mota

Mota on Johnson, 'Remaking Islam in African Portugal: Lisbon - Mecca - Bissau'

Michelle C. Johnson. Remaking Islam in African Portugal: Lisbon - Mecca - Bissau. Framing the Global Series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2020. Illustrations. 212 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-04976-6; $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-04977-3.

Reviewed by Thiago Mota (Universidade Federal de Viçosa) Published on H-Luso-Africa (October, 2021) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT))

Author: 
Jess Auerbach
Reviewer: 
Claudia Gastrow

Gastrow on Auerbach, 'From Water to Wine: Becoming Middle Class in Angola'

Jess Auerbach. From Water to Wine: Becoming Middle Class in Angola. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020. xxiv + 230 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4875-2433-3.

Reviewed by Claudia Gastrow (University of Johannesburg) Published on H-Luso-Africa (May, 2021) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT))

Author: 
Yann Karlen, Stefano Boroni
Reviewer: 
Lorenzo G. Macagno

Macagno on Karlen and Boroni, 'Capitão'

Yann Karlen, Stefano Boroni. Capitão. Lausanne: Éditions Antipodes, 2019. 110 pp. EUR 22.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-2-88901-164-3.

Reviewed by Lorenzo G. Macagno (Universidade Federal do Paraná) Published on H-Luso-Africa (May, 2021) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT))

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56519