H-Luso-Africa is a network initiated by the Lusophone African Studies Organization (LASO). LASO is an independent professional society established in the United States that is open to all scholars with an interest in Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, and São-Tomé e Príncipe.

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Obit.: Michael Wolfers (1938-2014) journalist who wrote about Angola and Mozambique

A slightly delayed report on the death of Michael Wolfers in October 2014. He was the author, with Jane Bergerol, of Angola in the Front Line (1983) and long time reporter on African politics. He also translated Augustinho Neto's poetry


CFP: 2nd Luso-Brazilian Meeting on the History of Tropical Medicine (2LBHTM), Lisbon, 14-16 October 2015

Call for Papers: 2nd Luso-Brazilian Meeting on the History of Tropical Medicine (2LBHTM)

We are pleased to announce that the 2nd Luso-Brazilian Meeting on the History of Tropical Medicine (2LBMHTM) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, 14-16 October 2015. It is organized by the Interuniversity Center for the History of Science and Technology (CIUHCT) and the Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (IHMT) of the New University of Lisbon, the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ) and the Centre for Global Health Histories (CGHH), of the University of York.

Web: Elections in Mozambique, data collection

From Joe Hanlon, Visiting Senior Fellow in the Department of International Development at the London School of Economics

A new website has been set up at the London School of Economics with all available election results from 1999. For 2004-2012, the results go to the level of individual polling stations. The website is

Diamantes de Sangue em Angola por Rafael Marques

Better and faster link to the book. Este link funciona mais rapido para descarregar o livro do Rafael Marques, Diamantes de Sangue em Angola.


Book review: Leia aqui uma sintese do livro e as ultimas noticias sobre o caso, em ingles: