Africa

  • Miriam E. Jiménez Román (1951–2020)

    Will Guzmán | Nov 30, 2020

    Miriam Esther Jiménez Román, professor, editor, archivist, curator, social theorist, author, and activist, died of cancer at age 69 on...
  • Research-Led Digitization

    Ellen Feingold and Leigh Gardner | Oct 6, 2020

    "Money and Exchange in West Africa" used a research-led digitization process to expand access to both museum objects and academic research.
  • The Pith Helmet

    Carina Ray | Sep 23, 2020

    Everything has a history, including the pith helmet.
  • Between Africa and America

    Nemata Blyden and Jeannette Eileen Jones | Aug 20, 2020

    Black Americans and African immigrants have influenced American policy toward the continent for centuries.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Jeffrey Ahlman

    Matthew Keough | Feb 27, 2020

    Jeffrey Ahlman is an associate professor at Smith College. He lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, and has been a member since 2004.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Roy Doron

    Matthew Keough | Oct 30, 2019

    Roy Doron is an associate professor at Winston-Salem State University. He lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and has been a member since 2010.
  • Water Shortages Have a History

    James Parker | Sep 26, 2019

    Irrigating the arid countryside sounded good to British authorities in Kenya. What went wrong?
  • Meet the 2019 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists

    Allison Miller | May 29, 2019

    Follow along as three graduate students write about their scholarship, activism, and much more!
  • Joseph C. Miller (1939–2019)

    Kenda Mutongi and Martin Klein | May 20, 2019

    Joseph Calder Miller, 79, professor emeritus at the University of Virginia and former president of the American Historical Association, died...
  • Jan Vansina (1929–2017)

    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.
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