Africa

  • 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.
  • 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

    Matthew Keough | Dec 4, 2018

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

    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.
  • Teaching Decolonization Resources

    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...
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