Grant of the Week: MESA Global Academy Fellowships
Lizzy Meggyesy | Apr 7, 2023The MESA Global Academy offers competitive fellowships to Middle East Studies scholars in the humanities and social sciences from the Middle...
Robert L. Tignor (1932–2022)
Heather J. Sharkey | Feb 28, 2023A 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, 2023The 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
Annual Meeting, Perspectives Daily
Akin Ogundiran | Dec 1, 2022Do you want to update your syllabus on early African history? Are you interested in learning about new findings in Africa’s cultural history? Do you w...
Art as Historical Method
Mark Philip Bradley | Oct 11, 2022Identity, colonial legacies, and recovering knowledge are all showcased in the latest issue of the AHR.
Louis E. Wilson (1939–2022)
Daniel Horowitz | Sep 30, 2022Louis E. Wilson, historian of Africa and African Americans, died on July 10, 2022.
Is History History?
James H. Sweet | Aug 17, 2022When historians concede to discuss the past with the terms of the present, they abandon the skill set that makes them historians.
AHA Member Spotlight: Norman Etherington
Matthew Keough | Jun 22, 2022Norman Etherington is an emeritus professor at the University of Western Australia. He lives in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, and...
Empires, Families, and Engaged History
Mark Philip Bradley | Apr 28, 2022Questions of empire, race, family, and knowledge production weave throughout the articles in the latest AHR issue.