Water Shortages Have a History
James Parker | Sep 26, 2019Irrigating the arid countryside sounded good to British authorities in Kenya. What went wrong?
Meet the 2019 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists
Allison Miller | May 29, 2019Follow 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, 2019Joseph 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, 2019Jan Vansina, one of the world’s foremost historians of Africa, died peacefully in Madison, Wisconsin, on February 8, 2017.
Mustafah Dhada | Jan 9, 2019A historian traces his passion for imaginative narratives and finely tuned sports cars to a “garage” in colonial Mozambique.
AHA Member Spotlight: Ofosuwa M. Abiola
Matthew Keough | Dec 4, 2018Ofosuwa Abiola is an assistant professor at Howard University.
Grant of the Week: Faculty Development Seminar on West Africa
Zoë Jackson | Sep 26, 2018Faculty at community colleges and minority-serving institutions can apply for a fully-funded faculty development seminar on West Africa.
Teaching Decolonization Resources
Annabel LaBrecque | Jun 21, 2018The 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, 2018Catherine 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, 2018Historian of Global SlaverySuzanne Miers Oliver, professor emerita of history at Ohio University, pa...