• Jan Vansina (1929–2017)

    In Memoriam

    Florence Bernault | Apr 15, 2019

    Jan Vansina, one of the world’s foremost historians of Africa, died peacefully in Madison, Wisconsin, on February 8, 2017.
  • Joy Riders


    Mustafah Dhada | Jan 9, 2019

    A historian traces his passion for imaginative narratives and finely tuned sports cars to a “garage” in colonial Mozambique.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Ofosuwa M. Abiola

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | Dec 4, 2018

    Ofosuwa Abiola is an assistant professor at Howard University.
  • Grant of the Week: Faculty Development Seminar on West Africa

    Perspectives Daily

    Zoë Jackson | Sep 26, 2018

    Faculty at community colleges and minority-serving institutions can apply for a fully-funded faculty development seminar on West Africa.

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    Annabel LaBrecque | Jun 21, 2018

    The NHC's Teaching Decolonization Resource Collection provides materials for teachers to create a comprehensive unit on women and the Algerian War of Independence.
  • Collaborative Historical Research

    Catherine Cymone Fourshey and Christine Saidi | Apr 5, 2018

    Catherine Cymone Fourshey and Christine Saidi show how collaboration, particularly with local individuals, communities, and organizations, has been vital to their scholarship.
  • Suzanne Miers Oliver (1922–2016)

    Joseph C. Miller and Richard B. Allen | Mar 8, 2018

    Historian of Global SlaverySuzanne Miers Oliver, professor emerita of history at Ohio University, pa...
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Ross Dunn

    Matthew Keough | Oct 3, 2017

    Ross Dunn is professor emeritus of history at San Diego State University. His research interests include Islamic, African, and world history.
  • Wrapping Up the 2017 AHA Today Summer Blog Contest

    Kritika Agarwal | Aug 21, 2017

    The 2017 AHA Today Blog Contest winners, Bridget Keown and Bernard C. Moore, share some final thoughts on producing a blog series from their research.

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