Miriam E. Jiménez Román (1951–2020)
Will Guzmán | Nov 30, 2020Miriam Esther Jiménez Román, professor, editor, archivist, curator, social theorist, author, and activist, died of cancer at age 69 on...
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, 2020Everything has a history, including the pith helmet.
Between Africa and America
Nemata Blyden and Jeannette Eileen Jones | Aug 20, 2020Black Americans and African immigrants have influenced American policy toward the continent for centuries.
AHA Member Spotlight: Jeffrey Ahlman
Matthew Keough | Feb 27, 2020Jeffrey 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, 2019Roy 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, 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.