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: “Marfim Africano: Comércio e Objectos, Sécs. XV-XVIII”

CFP: Colóquio Marfim Africano: Comércio e Objectos, Sécs. XV-XVIII

Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Letras, 15 e 16 de Março de 2017.

 

Saúdam-se, entre outras, contribuições sobre os seguintes tópicos: proveniência, cronologia, fontes, comércio transatlântico ou comércio África-Europa de marfim em bruto e de objectos esculpidos.

O colóquio será organizado de forma a incluir a apresentação de comunicações individuais, assim como a realização de oficinas e de sessões de discussão.

Submissão de resumos: até 31 de Janeiro de 2017.

CFP: Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies: Transnational Africas: Visual, Material and Sonic Cultures of Lusophone Africa

Call for Papers

Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies / 30

Transnational Africas: Visual, Material and Sonic Cultures of Lusophone Africa

Editors: Christopher Larkosh, Mario Pereira and Memory Holloway

Call for papers, deadline May 31, 2017.

The next volume of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies (PLCS) focuses on the visual, material and sonic cultures of Lusophone Africa from the pre-colonial period to the contemporary moment.

Recent publications on Lusophone Africa

Once again, a list of very interesting publications on Lusophone Africa.

Let me know when you publish something -- ksheldon@ucla.edu.

 

Antonio Cruz, Carol Newman, John Rand, and Finn Tarp, “Learning by Exporting: The Case of Mozambican Manufacturing,” Journal of African Economies 26, 1 (2017): 93-118.  Available on open access: http://jae.oxfordjournals.org/content/26/1/93.full

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: 
Ricardo Soares de Oliveira
Reviewer: 
Didier Péclard

Péclard on Soares de Oliveira, 'Magnificent and Beggar Land: Angola since the Civil War'


Ricardo Soares de Oliveira. Magnificent and Beggar Land: Angola since the Civil War. London: Hurst Publishers, 2015. 320 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-025139-0.

Reviewed by Didier Péclard (Global Studies Institute, Université de Genève)
Published on H-Luso-Africa (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Author: 
Mustafah Dhada
Reviewer: 
Jason Sumich

Sumich on Dhada, 'The Portuguese Massacre of Wiriyamu in Colonial Mozambique, 1964-2013'


Mustafah Dhada. The Portuguese Massacre of Wiriyamu in Colonial Mozambique, 1964-2013. London: Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2015. 256 pp. $116.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-1198-0.

Reviewed by Jason Sumich (GIGA Institute of African Affairs)
Published on H-Luso-Africa (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

The Wiriyamu Massacre

Author: 
Nuno Domingos
Reviewer: 
Todd Cleveland

Cleveland on Domingos, 'Futebol e Colonialism: Corpo e Cultura Popular em Moçambique'


Nuno Domingos. Futebol e Colonialism: Corpo e Cultura Popular em Moçambique. Lisbon: Imprensa Ciências Sociais/ICS, 2012. 326 pp. EUR 22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-972-671-292-3.

Reviewed by Todd Cleveland (Augustana College)
Published on H-Luso-Africa (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Football and Colonialism

Author: 
Francisco Henriques da Silva, Mário Beja Santos
Reviewer: 
Julião Soares Sousa

Soares Sousa on da Silva and Mário Beja Santos, 'Da Guiné Portuguesa à Guiné-Bissau: Um roteiro'


Francisco Henriques da Silva, Mário Beja Santos. Da Guiné Portuguesa à Guiné-Bissau: Um roteiro. Lisbon: Fronteiras do Caos Editores, 2014. 532 pp. $29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-989-8647-18-4.

Reviewed by Julião Soares Sousa (CEIS20, Universidade de Coimbra)
Published on H-Luso-Africa (March, 2016)
Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

From Portuguese Guinea to Guinea Bissau