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. 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.
 

Call for Papers : The Lusophone World in Motion: Past, Present and Future / Chamada de Trabalhos: O Mundo Lusófono em Movimento: Passado, Presente e Futuro

[ www.yorku.ca/lsa ]

 

Lusophone Studies Association Conference, 2017, Aracajú, Brazil

Conferência da Associação de Estudos Lusófonos, 2017, Aracajú (Brasil)

28 June to 1 July, 2017   / 28 de junho a 1 de julho de 2017

 

TOC: Almanack 12 Jan./Apr.2016, "Slavery and the Atlantic Slave Trade in Brazil and Cuba from an Afro-Atlantic Perspective"

Almanack no.12 Guarulhos Jan./Apr. 2016

Dossiê, "Slavery and the Atlantic Slave Trade in Brazil and Cuba from an Afro-Atlantic Perspective" edited by Ana Lucia Araújo

On-line version ISSN 2236-4633

Available online, free access; articles in Portuguese, Spanish, and English

http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_issuetoc&pid=2236-463320160001&lng=en&nrm=iso

 

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: 
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

Author: 
Filipa Lowndes Vicente, ed.
Reviewer: 
Emília Tavares

Tavares on Vicente, 'O Império da Visão: Fotografia no Contexto Colonial Português (1860-1990)'


Filipa Lowndes Vicente, ed. O Império da Visão: Fotografia no Contexto Colonial Português (1860-1990). Lisbon: Edições 70, 2014. Illustrations. 504 pp. EUR 35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-972-44-1811-7.

Reviewed by Emília Tavares (Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea - Museu do Chiado)
Published on H-Luso-Africa (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Photography in the Portuguese Empire

Author: 
Ondjaki
Reviewer: 
David Brookshaw

Brookshaw on Ondjaki, 'Granma Nineteen and the Soviet's Secret'


Ondjaki. Granma Nineteen and the Soviet's Secret. Translated by Stephen Henighan. Biblioasis International Translation Series. Windsor: Biblioasis, 2014. 192 pp. $15.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-927428-65-8.

Reviewed by David Brookshaw (Bristol University)
Published on H-Luso-Africa (September, 2015)
Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Author: 
Paul Jenkins
Reviewer: 
Cristina Delgado Henriques

Delgado Henriques on Jenkins, 'Urbanization, Urbanism and Urbanity in an African City: Home Spaces and House Cultures'


Paul Jenkins. Urbanization, Urbanism and Urbanity in an African City: Home Spaces and House Cultures. Africa Connects Series. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 296 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-38016-6.

Reviewed by Cristina Delgado Henriques (Faculdade de Arquitectura)
Published on H-Luso-Africa (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

A Transdisciplinary Perspective on Maputo's Peri-Urban Area