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.

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African Diaspora

Digital Sources for the Slave Trade (Érika Melek Delgado), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Slavery and Abolitionism in Sierra Leone (Mégane Coulon, Suzanne Schwarz), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
The African Methodist Episcopal Church in Africa (Christina Dickerson-Cousin), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2024
 

Archaeology

Archaeology of the Canary Islands (Verónica Alberto-Barroso, Teresa Delgado-Darias, Javier Velasco-Vásquez), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
First Intermediate Period (Wojciech Ejsmond), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Middle Stone Age to Later Stone Age Transition in Eastern Africa (Veronica Waweru), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Textiles in West Africa up to the 20th Century (Jody Benjamin), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
The Stone Age of the Congo Basin (Els Cornelissen), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
 

Central Africa

Policy and Practice of Forced Labor in the Congo Free State and the Belgian Congo (Julia Seibert), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Porterage in 19th Century Western Africa (Tristan Oestermann), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
The Stone Age of the Congo Basin (Els Cornelissen), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Trans-Saharan Trade (Judith Scheele), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
 

Colonial Conquest and Rule

A History of Western Sahara (Francesco Correale), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Gold Mining in Southern Africa (John Higginson), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Guinea-Bissau (Philip J. Havik), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Lusotropicalismo (Cristiana Bastos, Cláudia Castelo), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Porterage in 19th Century Western Africa (Tristan Oestermann), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
 

Cultural History

Archaeology of the Canary Islands (Verónica Alberto-Barroso, Teresa Delgado-Darias, Javier Velasco-Vásquez), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Beer in Africa (Anne Kelk Mager), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
First Intermediate Period (Wojciech Ejsmond), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Lusophone African Cinema (Paulo de Medeiros), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2024
Textiles in West Africa up to the 20th Century (Jody Benjamin), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
 

Early States and State Formation in Africa

First Intermediate Period (Wojciech Ejsmond), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
 

East Africa and Indian Ocean

History of Pastoralist Strategies and Resilience in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia (Eric Mutisya-Kioko), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Slave Trade in Indian Ocean Africa (Rafael Thiebaut), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
The History of Nairobi (Caleb Owen), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
 

Economic History

African Economies in the Late Colonial Period, c. 1945–1960 (Ellen Hillbom), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Beer in Africa (Anne Kelk Mager), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Cash Crops in Sub-Saharan Africa (Sara Berry), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2024
Gold Mining in Southern Africa (John Higginson), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Guinea-Bissau (Philip J. Havik), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Porterage in 19th Century Western Africa (Tristan Oestermann), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Textiles in West Africa up to the 20th Century (Jody Benjamin), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
The Zimbabwean Economic Crisis (Nyasha Blessed Bushu, Ushehwedu Kufakurinani), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Trans-Saharan Trade (Judith Scheele), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
 

Historiography and Methods

Digital Sources for the Slave Trade (Érika Melek Delgado), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Textiles in West Africa up to the 20th Century (Jody Benjamin), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
 

Image of Africa

Lusophone African Cinema (Paulo de Medeiros), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2024
 

North Africa and the Gulf

A History of Western Sahara (Francesco Correale), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Archaeology of the Canary Islands (Verónica Alberto-Barroso, Teresa Delgado-Darias, Javier Velasco-Vásquez), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Trans-Saharan Trade (Judith Scheele), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
 

Northeastern Africa

Women’s Organizing and Activism in Sudan Between the Mid-20th and Early 21st Centuries (Nada Mustafa Ali), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
 

Political History

A History of Western Sahara (Francesco Correale), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Guinea-Bissau (Philip J. Havik), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
 

Religious History

The African Methodist Episcopal Church in Africa (Christina Dickerson-Cousin), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2024
 

Slavery and Slave Trade

African Anti-Slavery Activism (Eric Komlavi Hahonou), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Aquatic Culture in Africa and the Diaspora (Kevin Dawson), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Child Slavery in Africa (Christine Whyte), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Demography of the Transatlantic Slave Trade (Jorge Felipe-Gonzalez), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Digital Sources for the Slave Trade (Érika Melek Delgado), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Female Slavery in East and Southeast Africa (Benigna Zimba), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2024
Olaudah Equiano (Gustavus Vasa) (Chima J. Korieh), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Policy and Practice of Forced Labor in the Congo Free State and the Belgian Congo (Julia Seibert), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Porterage in 19th Century Western Africa (Tristan Oestermann), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Slave Trade in Indian Ocean Africa (Rafael Thiebaut), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Slavery and Abolitionism in Sierra Leone (Mégane Coulon, Suzanne Schwarz), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Slavery and State-Building (Martin A. Klein), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Slavery in Senegambia (Martin A. Klein), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Urban Slavery along the West African Coast (Ademide Adelsui-Adeluyi, Jody Benjamin), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
 

Social History

Beer in Africa (Anne Kelk Mager), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Gold Mining in Southern Africa (John Higginson), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Guinea-Bissau (Philip J. Havik), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Trans-Saharan Trade (Judith Scheele), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
 

Southern Africa

Lusophone African Cinema (Paulo de Medeiros), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2024
Monuments of Afrikaner Nationalism (Shanade Bianca Barnabas), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2024
Nokukhanya Luthuli (Jill E. Kelly), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Post-Apartheid Memorialization in South Africa (Naomi Roux), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
The African Methodist Episcopal Church in Africa (Christina Dickerson-Cousin), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2024
The Venda-Speaking People (Jannie Loubser), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
 

West Africa

Early Asante, Akan, and Mossi States (Jarvis Hargrove), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Guinea-Bissau (Philip J. Havik), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Lusophone African Cinema (Paulo de Medeiros), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2024
Porterage in 19th Century Western Africa (Tristan Oestermann), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Slavery and Abolitionism in Sierra Leone (Mégane Coulon, Suzanne Schwarz), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Textiles in West Africa up to the 20th Century (Jody Benjamin), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
The African Methodist Episcopal Church in Africa (Christina Dickerson-Cousin), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2024
Trans-Saharan Trade (Judith Scheele), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Urban Slavery along the West African Coast (Ademide Adelsui-Adeluyi, Jody Benjamin), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
 

Women’s History

Head, Bessie (Dorothy Driver), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Porterage in 19th Century Western Africa (Tristan Oestermann), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024
Textiles in West Africa up to the 20th Century (Jody Benjamin), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
The African Methodist Episcopal Church in Africa (Christina Dickerson-Cousin), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2024
Women in Botswana (Annette A. LaRocco), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2024
Women in Libya (Zahra' Langhi), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2024
Women’s Organizing and Activism in Sudan Between the Mid-20th and Early 21st Centuries (Nada Mustafa Ali), forthcoming Apr-Jun 2024