Africa

  • It’s Always Time for a Cheeky Nando’s

    Features

    Trishula Patel | Sep 19, 2023

    A South American pepper brought by Portuguese colonizers to Africa has become the basis of a global South African brand.
  • Teaching and Pedagogy

    AHA Activities

    Mark Philip Bradley | Sep 18, 2023

    The AHR looks at pedagogy, Indigenous histories, revolution, the Cold War, the role of AI in historical practice, and more.
  • Macanese Galinha à Africana

    Perspectives Daily

    Isaac Boqiao Yan | Jul 12, 2023

    In modern Macao, chicken, bird’s eye chilis, and peanut butter provide a rare taste of memory across Portugal’s colonies in Africa and Asia.
  • Grant of the Week: MESA Global Academy Fellowships

    Perspectives Daily

    Lizzy Meggyesy | Apr 7, 2023

    The MESA Global Academy offers competitive fellowships to Middle East Studies scholars in the humanities and social sciences from the Middle...

Most Recent

  • Robert L. Tignor (1932–2022)

    Heather J. Sharkey | Feb 28, 2023

    A pathbreaking historian of modern Africa, the Middle East, and the world, and beloved mentor to generations of students, Robert...
  • Trading on Justice

    Mark Philip Bradley | Feb 22, 2023

    The latest AHR issue includes slavery and reparations, histories of the 19th century, and new approaches to transnational history.
  • Africa's Deep History Goes to Philadelphia

    Akin Ogundiran | Dec 1, 2022

    Do you want to update your syllabus on early African history? Are you interested in learning about n...
  • Art as Historical Method

    Mark Philip Bradley | Oct 11, 2022

    Identity, colonial legacies, and recovering knowledge are all showcased in the latest issue of the AHR.
  • Louis E. Wilson (1939–2022)

    Daniel Horowitz | Sep 30, 2022

    Louis E. Wilson, historian of Africa and African Americans, died on July 10, 2022. 
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