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Forthcoming Articles

Forthcoming Articles

Explore ORE of African History articles in progress, organized by subfield (note that articles may appear under more than one category). Projected publication dates are provided for articles in production. When available, linked titles will take you to an advance summary of the article.

Looking for a list of published content? Click on the headings below to browse by subfield or visit our list of recently published articles.

African Diaspora

African Women in Film, the Moving Image and Screen Culture (Beti Ellerson), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019
Women and Pan-Africanism (Hakim Adi), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019

Afrocentrism

Commissioning in progress

Archaeology

The Empire of Ghana (Nikolas Gestrich), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Igbo-Ukwu (Raphael Chijioke Njoku), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2019

Central Africa

Uwilingiyimana, Agathe (Jennie Burnet), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

Colonial Conquest and Rule

Witchcraft in Africa: Political Power and Spiritual Insecurity from the Precolonial Era to the Present (Sean Redding), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
History of Mozambique (Eugénia Rodriques), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
African Masculinities (Ndubueze L. Mbah), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2019

Cultural History

Witchcraft in Africa: Political Power and Spiritual Insecurity from the Precolonial Era to the Present (Sean Redding), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
African Masculinities (Ndubueze L. Mbah), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019

Early States and State Formation in Africa

The Empire of Ghana (Nikolas Gestrich), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

East Africa and Indian Ocean

Africans in World Wars I and II (Joe Lunn), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
History of Mozambique (Eugénia Rodriques), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Madagascar (Modern) (Jane Hooper), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Uwilingiyimana, Agathe (Jennie Burnet), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

Economic History

Commissioning in progress

Historical Linguistics

Commissioning in progress

Historical Preservation and Cultural Heritage

Igbo-Ukwu (Raphael Chijioke Njoku), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2019

Historiography and Methods

Animals in African History (Sandra Swart), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
African Women in Film, the Moving Image and Screen Culture (Beti Ellerson), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019
African Masculinities (Ndubueze L. Mbah), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019
Igbo-Ukwu (Raphael Chijioke Njoku), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2019

Image of Africa

Animals in African History (Sandra Swart), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
African Women in Film, the Moving Image and Screen Culture (Beti Ellerson), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019

Intellectual History

Mariama Ba (Souad T. Ali), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019

Invention of Tradition

Commissioning in progress

Language and History

Commissioning in progress

Legal History

Gendering African Law and Justice (Johanna Bond), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Mental Illness, Psychiatry, and the South African State, 1800s-2018 (Julie Parle), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019

Medical History

Mental Illness, Psychiatry, and the South African State, 1800s-2018 (Julie Parle), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019

Military History

Africans in World Wars I and II (Joe Lunn), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

North Africa and the Gulf

Commissioning in progress

Northeastern Africa

Africans in World Wars I and II (Joe Lunn), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
The Sudanese Communist Movement (Yoshiko Kurita), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019

Oral Traditions

The Empire of Ghana (Nikolas Gestrich), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019

Political History

Witchcraft in Africa: Political Power and Spiritual Insecurity from the Precolonial Era to the Present (Sean Redding), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
The Empire of Ghana (Nikolas Gestrich), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Uwilingiyimana, Agathe (Jennie Burnet), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Women in Liberia (Mary H. Moran), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
The Sudanese Communist Movement (Yoshiko Kurita), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019
Women and Pan-Africanism (Hakim Adi), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019

Religious History

Commissioning in progress

Slavery and Slave Trade

Slaving in Bantu-Speaking Regions (Joseph C. Miller), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
African Masculinities (Ndubueze L. Mbah), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2019

Social History

Witchcraft in Africa: Political Power and Spiritual Insecurity from the Precolonial Era to the Present (Sean Redding), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Animals in African History (Sandra Swart), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
African Masculinities (Ndubueze L. Mbah), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019

Southern Africa

History of Mozambique (Eugénia Rodriques), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Slaving in Bantu-Speaking Regions (Joseph C. Miller), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Mbeki, Govan (Colin Bundy), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Women in Namibia (Heike Becker), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Animals in African History (Sandra Swart), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Mental Illness, Psychiatry, and the South African State, 1800s-2018 (Julie Parle), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019
An Environmental History of Southern Africa (Jasper Knight), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019

West Africa

Africans in World Wars I and II (Joe Lunn), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
The Empire of Ghana (Nikolas Gestrich), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Women in Liberia (Mary H. Moran), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Lagos in the Nineteenth Century (Ayodeji Olukoju), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019
Igbo-Ukwu (Raphael Chijioke Njoku), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2019
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2019

Women’s History

Gendering African Law and Justice (Johanna Bond), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Women in Namibia (Heike Becker), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Animals in African History (Sandra Swart), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Rodrigues, Deolinda (Margarida Paredes), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Uwilingiyimana, Agathe (Jennie Burnet), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
Women in Liberia (Mary H. Moran), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2019
African Women in Film, the Moving Image and Screen Culture (Beti Ellerson), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019
African Masculinities (Ndubueze L. Mbah), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019
Mariama Ba (Souad T. Ali), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019
Women and Pan-Africanism (Hakim Adi), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2019