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.
 

CFP: Slave Trade in the Indian Ocean and Indonesian Archipelago Worlds (16th to 19th Century): New Research, Results and Comparisons

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

Slave Trade in the Indian Ocean and Indonesian Archipelago Worlds (16th to 19th Century):
New Research, Results and Comparisons

Thursday 10 and Friday 11 November 2016, International Workshop, IISH, Amsterdam

Organizers:  Matthias van Rossum (International Institute of Social History) and Titas Chakraborty (University of Pittsburgh / Oberlin College)

CFP: Struggles for Liberation in Contemporary Southern African Literatures and Cultural Spaces

Call for Papers:

NOTE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – JULY 1, 2016

Struggles for Liberation in Contemporary Southern African Literatures and Cultural Spaces

Symposium at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

10-11 November 2016

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Achille Mbembe

Authors: Mandla Langa and Niq Mhlongo

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: 
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

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