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i Call for papers: Special Issue of South African Historical Journal on ‘Anti-Fascism in Southern Africa 1919-2019’. We hope to organize a workshop around the papers accepted by the editors in South Africa in mid-2021. Proposals should be submitted to Jonathan Hyslop
(jhyslop@colgate.edu ) by 30 April 2020.

i Book project, fortcoming: The African Eperience. Dr. Ogechi E. Anyanwu, Dr. Lisa Day, Dr. Iddah A. Otieno, Dr. Segbegnon M. Gnonhossou (eds.) invite contributions of scholarly essays for an edited anthology focusing on the African experience since the precolonial period. This book will provide instructors and students of African history with a comprehensive and up-to-date account of Africa’s cultural and political history, economic development, artistic expressiveness, religious and philosophical worldviews, among other topics. Please consult the list of topics below and submit a 300-word abstract of your proposed essay to ogechi.anyanwu@eku.edu on or before May 30, 2020. Authors will receive notifications of acceptance in a timely manner, along with guidelines for contributors. Essays must be original, not previously published, or under simultaneous review elsewhere for publication. All submissions will be peer-reviewed before they are accepted for publication. For any further inquiriesplease contact Dr. Ogechi E. Anyanwu.

i Linking the Colonial Past and the Post-Colonial Present in African History: Essays in Honour of Prof. Alfred Chukwudi Unomah. This is to inform all those whose abstracts were accepted that, the deadline for submitting full papers has been extended, January 2018. Other colleagues, who never submitted an abstract, are also encouraged to avail themselves the opportunity to submit completed papers for consideration. The original CFP is reprinted below for reference purposes. Thank you. Dr Lexington Izuagie, Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma. lexington.o.izuagie@gmail.com.


i Towards an Art History of pre-contemporary Africa: Methodology, Historiography, Epistemology. Call for Contributions to a thematic issue for 2018 (issue No. 9) of the online journal Afriques. Débats, méthodes et terrains d'histoire (http://afriques.revues.org). Proposals for an article (including the working title and a summary, about 500 words) should be sent both to claire.bosc-tiesse@univ-paris1.fr and to pmark@wesleyan.edu before January 30, 2017.

i The Editorial Board of The Journal of the International Relations and Affairs Group (JIRAG) invites submissions of papers for its forthcoming Summer 2016 Issue. The journal publishes articles on diplomacy, conflict resolution, international relations theories, international law, international political economy, counter terrorism, geopolitics, security studies, international business, intelligence operations, and regional or current issues related to strategic concerns. Papers on above mentioned topics (min. 4,000 to max 12,000 words) should be sent by email to

i Democracy, Identity and Citizenship in the Global South (working title). Call for Papers. Subject Fields: African History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Demographic History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies. This edited volume seeks to examine the ways in which democracies in the Global South contend with political identities, substantive citizenship (citizen as capacity), the fight for social justice and radical or critical political participation and democratic interventions in the twenty-first century. Critical theoretical perspectives are especially welcomed. This call is looking specifically for scholars writing in the following areas: Democracy and democratization in any part Africa, Asia or the Pacific, Social Justice in the Global South, Economic Democracy in the Global South. Please send your Abstracts and CV by August 15, 2015 to stacwil@gmail.com with “Global South Democracy” in the subject line. Contact Info: Stacey-Ann Wilson Department of Government Universityof the West Indies.

i Call for Book Chapters - Under Fire: Critical Discourses on African Women in War and Conflict Date: 2015-01-30 Description: Call for Book chapters (Literary Criticism)Title: "Under Fire: Critical Discourses on African Women in War and Conflict"Editor Pauline Ada Uwakweh, Ph.D. "Under Fire:" is conceived as an edited and peer-reviewed essay collection that will contribute to the growing body of African literary criticism on ... Contact: pauwakwe@ncat.edu.

i Transdisciplinarity, Transformation And The Humanities. Date: 2015-02-15 Description: Postamble is a peer-reviewed online journal with a focus on the multidisciplinary study of Africa. We invite you to submit full academic papers, book reviews, interviews, photographic essays and other formats (scholarly or creative). We invite submissions that engage critically with debates. Contact: postamble@gmail.com.
URL: postamble.org/latest-call-for-papers/.

i Call for chapters for an edited volume:Sites of Desire: Medicine, Race, Gender and Sexuality in Colonial India and sub-Sharan Africa Date: 2014-05-31 Description: While the history of medicine, generally, has been a major focus of historical scholarship in recent years, notions of race and racial purity, gender and sexuality in comparative studies have not received much attention. Medical ideologies and their relationship with race, and gender constructions. Contact: p.bala@csuohio.edu and nakanyike.musisi@utoronto.ca.

i The Journal of the International Relations and Affairs Group (JIRAG) invites submissions of papers for its forthcoming Winter 2013 Issue. Manuscript submissions will be accepted between October 17, 2013 to December 18, 2013. Manuscripts should be in Microsoft Word at font size 12, with 1 inch margins. All submissions must have at least an abstract, introduction, body, conclusion, and reference page. For more information about this Call for Papers, or to submit your manuscript, please email the Issue Editors at:

i Call for papers/Convocatoria/Appel à contribution n. 12– 11/2014 N. 10 – 11/2013. Altre Modernità / Other Modernities. We welcome proposals on Nelsom Mandela (in English, Italian, French or Spanish) that engage with questions of representation and discuss the generative power of the global icon, but also contributions that look at Mandela the man, that critique his mythic status and problematize his meanings in/from a variety of socio-cultural and artistic contexts, theoretical viewpoints and methodologies. Abstracts (300-500 words), alongside a short list of bibliographical references (between 10 and 20 titles) and a short CV, should be submitted to the email address no later than 15th February 2014.

i Advancing critical theory: Addressing root causes of social, economic and environmental inequality. Heathwood Institute and Press (www.heathwoodpress.com)is a non-profit, critical theoretical organisation that was formed by a collective of academic researchers across a wide range of disciplines. We delve into history, anthropology, psychology and sociology, and ask fundamental questions about the way we as humans have historically related to ourselves, the world and each other. We've just launched a temporary call for contributors/papers. If you're interested, please visit our site or contact Robert C. Smith (robert.smith[@]heathwoodpress.com). Date Submitted: 2013-09-22.

Older, but some may be active with new deadlines:

i Between rhetoric and Reality: The State of Human Rights in Africa (Call for Chapter Contributions) Call for Papers Date: 2012-08-01 Call for Chapter Contributions Proposed Book: Between rhetoric and Reality: The State of Human Rights in Africa. Submissions: Please provide a 500-word proposal for your submission by 1 August 2012. Submissions may be sent to: riakonai@yahoo.com. If your proposal is accepted, full papers will be due by 15 November 2012. Dr. R.I Ako-nai Department of International Relations, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
Email: riakonai@yahoo.com

i From H-Net academic announcements posted to the web [H-ANNOUNCE@H-NET.MSU.EDU]:

Location: Kentucky. Date: 2010-04-10. Description: We would like to invite you to contribute a chapter in an edited textbook focusing on African experience. This book is intended to give both instructors of African history and college students a comprehensive and up-to-date account of Africas cultural and political history, economic development, art ... Contact: ogechi.anyanwu@eku.edu. Announcement ID: 174709. http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=174709.

Title: Deadline: 2010-07-31 Description: Call for Papers: The African Students Research Initiative (ASRI) is pleased to announce that the call for papers in occasion of its first interdisciplinary journal The African Students Journal isopen. This first edition scheduled to be published in December 2010 will follow an open theme to allow for ... Contact: asri.asso@yahoo.com Announcement ID: 175745 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=175745

Title: Religion, History, and Globalization: The Linkages Between Africa and the Diaspora, 1900 Present. Date: 2010-11-15. Description: The Journal of Traditions and Beliefs, the interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed publication of the Initiative for the Study of Religion and Spirituality in the History of Africa and the Diaspora (RASHAD), is seeking submissions for its Fall 2011 issue. Publishable articles should address the general the ... Contact: r.williams@csuohio.edu. Announcement ID: 175321. http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=175321.

Title: Call for Reviewers: Notes and Records Journal Description: Notes and Records: An International Journal of African and African Diaspora Studies is looking for qualified reviewers for its upcoming issue. Notes and Records is a new peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal that aims to examine connections between Africans and the African Diaspora. Contact: tjones@csusb.edu URL: www.kysu.edu/NotesAndRecordsJournal.

Title: Field Notes on the 9/11 Moment: Transformations in Community and Country Description: Call for papers Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts Volume 4 Number 3 Spring 2011 (June 2011) Field Notes on the 9/11 Moment: Transformations in Community and Country Please contact Leslie Shortlidge for submission deadlines and information (shortlidge.2@osu.edu). See Style Guidelines ... Contact: s URL: www.raceethnicity.org Announcement ID: 175464 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=175464

Title: Call For Papers. Date: 2010-07-15. Date: March 15, 2010 Submission. Deadline for abstracts: April 15, 2010 Submission deadline for completed article: July 15, 2010 Email address: dorothy.ukaegbu@csn.edu Title: REFUGEES AND RETURNEES IN BIAFRA. For several decades, scholars have been studying the refugee problem as a glo ... Contact: dorothy.ukaegbu@csn.edu. Announcement ID: 175064. http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=175064.

Edited Collection. (En)Gendering the Black Atlantic: Diasporic Bodies and Identities in Contemporary Womens Performance Art. Description: We invite proposals for a book-length project related to issues in womens performance art and texts in the African and Black Diaspora. We are primarily interested in works by female artists and writers that articulate the Black Atlantic as both a theoretical concept and a lived experience, particula....Contact: black.atlantic.collection@gmail.com.


i Call for Chapters. Forthcoming project: Edited Book on Social Media Censorship in Africa. Editor: Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D., School of Communication and Media, Kennesaw State University, USA. Interested contributors should send a 250- to 350-word abstract of their proposed chapters and their short bios by or before May 1, 2020 to: fkperogi@kennesaw.edu Notification of acceptance or rejection: June 1, 2020 Submission of full chapters: September 30, 2020.

i Africa And the Challenge of Undredevelopment. Book Project in Honour of Emeritus Professor Akinjide Osuntokun. If you would like to contribute, please submit an abstract of your proposed paper and a brief biodata outlining your expertise. Please email your abstract of not more than 300 words on or before 12 February, 2018 to dept.hir@run.edu.ng.


i Two PhD positions are open for research on Africa at the University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Theology at University of Copenhagen – where the Centre of African Studies (CAS) is located – is advertising two new PhD positions, of which one is fully funded for three years, and one is for a self-funded positon called a ‘friplads’. The call for the applications can be found at:
The deadline for such applications is 19 October 2015. The Centre of African Studies welcomes strong applications linked especially to the core research platforms of the Centre (see at CAS website: http://teol.ku.dk/cas/research/).

i CFP: Human Economy postdocs and PhD scholarships, Pretoria. University of Pretoria, The human economy research programme Postdoctoral fellowships – call for applications. Money in the Making of World Society. Building a Human Economy in southern and central Africa. closing date for applications is 10 April 2015.

i The Association of Concerned African Scholars (ACAS, founded in 1977 by scholars to organize scholarly analysis and action toward moving U.S. policy in directions more sympathetic to African interests), and the Zambezi African Studies Association, are putting together a tribute publication of ACAS Review and Blog celebrating the life and work of Terence O. Ranger who passed away peacefully on January 2, 2015. Teresa Barnes, Peter Limb, and Tim Scarnecchia would appreciate you sending your tribute/reflection piece/remembrance to us by January 30th or soon thereafter. Terry Ranger touched the lives and helped advance the careers of many students and scholars around the world, and his work contributed to the development of a counter-narrative to Eurocentric African studies, so we would like to hear from you and also ask that you share this invitation with others who you think would like to write something for this ACAS Review and blog. Please send your writing to either <tscarnec@kent.edu> or limb@msu.edu by January 30th 2015.

i Call for book chapter contributions. African Frontiers: Insurgency, Governance and Peacebuilding in Post-Colonial States Editors John Idriss Lahai, PhD.
Email Tanya.Lyons@flinders.edu.au.

i Graduate journal: Call for Papers: Counter-cultures in contemporary Africa Call for Papers Date: 2012-08-15. CALL FOR PAPERS VOLUME 8, NUMBER 1, 2012: COUNTER-CULTURES IN CONTEMPORARY AFRICA UCT's Centre for African Studies and its interdisciplinary postgraduate, peer-reviewed journal, postamble, invite you to submit papers, photographic essays and book reviews that address the formations and expressions of counter- cultures in Africa. We are interested, but not limited to, graduate submissions that engage with the following fields of enquiry: • Visual and literary cultures and new medias that seek to challenge traditional or inherited forms, themes, approaches and expectations to art, culture and/ or society • Revolutionary movements: violent and non-violent responses to state power • The philosophy of change and the idea of the 'zeitgeist' • Everyday practices that undermine, subvert and/or challenge existing power structures and discourses • Patterns of social response that act as catalysts for change • Visible and invisible forms of protest • Shifting forms and modes of social habitation, especially in urban areas • The use (or misuse) of the public archive • Post-colonial queer culture, rights and spaces • Changes within religious models, practices and approaches to worship • Civil and grass-roots movements • Musical forms and representations • Advances in alternative sciences and technologies SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 15 August 2012 postamble publishes original graduate research of a high standard. Long papers should be between 5000 and 8000 words, short submissions between1500 and 3000 words; photographic essays –min 5, and maximum 10 photographs and 1000-1200 words. Emailed submission should be addressed to 'The Managing Editor', and sent to postamble@gmail.com or cas-postamble@uct.ac.za. Please ensure all submissions contain a short abstract (200 words), biography (50 words), with relevant contact details. For correct formatting, please see Submissions on our website: www.postamble.org postamble Centre for African Studies Harry Oppenheimer Institute Building Level 3 University of Cape Town Rondebosch 7701 Tel: +27 (0)21 650 2308 Fax: +27 (0)21 686 1505 Email: postamble@gmail.com Visit the website at http://www.postamble.org

Even older, but some may be active with new deadlines:

i From H-Net academic announcements posted to the web [H-ANNOUNCE@H-NET.MSU.EDU]:

POSTAMBLE: CALL FOR PAPERS, VOL. 6. No. 2, August 2010 ‘Under the Lens: South Africa and the FIFA Soccer World Cup’ UCT’s Centre for African Studies and its postgraduate, peer-reviewed student journal, postamble invite you to submit essays, photographic projects, book reviews, and opinion pieces that critically engage with the socio-political, cultural and economic impacts of the FIFA World Cup Soccer Tournament on South Africa. pproach and will be assessed on their relevance to the edition's theme. Long papers should be addressed to the Managing Editor, and emailed to postamble@gmail.com or cas-postamble@uct.ac.za by no later than the 10th June 2010. These should be between 5000 and 8000 words. Short Submissions (1500-3000 words) and photographic essays (10 to 15 photographs) should be submitted to the same addresses by the 15th July 2010. OR submit on our website: www.postamble.org For correct formatting, please see http://postamble.org/ Submissions/ Guidelines.aspx. Please ensure all submissions contain a short abstract (200 words), biography (50 words), with relevant contact details. The Editor Centre For African Studies Harry Oppenheimer Building Private Bag Rondebosch, 7700, Cape Town, SA. Phone:(002721) 650 2308 Fax:(002721) 686 1505 Email: postamble@gmail.com/cas-postamble@uct.ac.za
Visit the website at http://www.postamble.org

i From Gerard Hagg ghagg@hsrc.ac.za:

Call for chapters for new HSRC publication Africa Focus. The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), South Africa's premier social research institution, has identified the need for a platform for critical and innovative debates around themes that will contribute to the dissemination of the views of African scholars among research, policy and academic institutions, civil society organizations and governments, both in Africa and abroad. For this purpose the HSRC has initiated a new annual publication under the title Africa Focus.

i From H-Net academic announcements posted to the web [H-ANNOUNCE@H-NET.MSU.EDU]:

Title: JSRI - Religion and Political Communication Deadline: 2010-12-01 Description: Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies launches the call for papers for its issues in 2011. The second special issue is on "Religion and Political Communication at the Beginning of the Third Millenium". (Deadline: December 1st, 2010) Contact: s_c_i_r_i@yahoo.com URL: www.jsri.ro Announcement ID: 175951 http://www.h- net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=175951

i From H-Net academic announcements posted to the web [H-ANNOUNCE@H-NET.MSU.EDU]:
Title: Doctoral Research Grants Deadline: 2010-06-06 Description: Supported by the Excellence Initiative, the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology has been established as a joint institution of the Department of History and the Department of Sociology at Bielefeld University. The Graduate School is offering with effect from 1 October 2010 2 Doctoral Contact: bghs@uni-bielefeld.de URL: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/

Worcester State College - Assistant Professor African History/African-American History Boston College - Dissertation Fellow. any discipline in the Humanities & Social Sciences focusing on African & African Diaspora Studies (MA, United States) http://h-net.org/jobs/display_job.php?jobID=39168

Georgetown University - Visiting Assistant Professor, Sub-Saharan African history (DC, United States) http://h-net.org/jobs/display_job.php?jobID=40003.

Lewis and Clark College - Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in sub-Saharan African history (OR, United States)

University of Johannesburg - Senior Researcher, Centre for Culture and Languages in Africa, South Africa (South Africa) http://www.hnet.org/

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