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

The Dutch Slave Trade in the Atlantic, 1600-1800 (Pieter Emmer, Henk den Heijer), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
The Indian Ocean and Africa (Edward A. Alpers), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
 

Afrocentrism

African Women in Music, Theater, and Performance (Adedayo L. Abah), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
 

Archaeology

Italian Colonial Architecture and City Planning in North and East Africa (Mia Fuller), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
The Archaeology of Nyanga, Eastern Zimbabwe (Plan Shenjere-Nyabezi), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
 

Central Africa

The History of Gabon (Douglas A. Yates), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Spirits and Healing in West and Central Africa: A New Synthesis (Wyatt MacGaffey), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
Women in Central African Republic (Juan Fandos-Rius), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2020
 

Colonial Conquest and Rule

Italian Colonial Architecture and City Planning in North and East Africa (Mia Fuller), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
The History of Gabon (Douglas A. Yates), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Transport in Tanzania (Katie Valliere Streit), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
History of Sport in Lusophone Africa (Andrea Marzano, Marcelo Bittencourt, Victor Melo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2020
 

Cultural History

Football in Lusophone Africa (Nuno Domingos), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Women in Nigeria (Chinyere Ukpokolo), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Sport for Development (Itamar Dubinsky), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Women and the History of Religion in Africa (Erin Nourse), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Spirits and Healing in West and Central Africa: A New Synthesis (Wyatt MacGaffey), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
African Women in Music, Theater, and Performance (Adedayo L. Abah), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
History of Sport in Lusophone Africa (Andrea Marzano, Marcelo Bittencourt, Victor Melo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
 

Early States and State Formation in Africa

Commissioning in progress
 

East Africa and Indian Ocean

Archives and Historical Sources for Tanzania (Paul Bjerk), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Transport in Tanzania (Katie Valliere Streit), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Maathai, Wangari (Kabiru Kinyanjui), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
The Indian Ocean and Africa (Edward A. Alpers), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
 

Economic History

Commissioning in progress
 

Historical Linguistics

Commissioning in progress
 

Historical Preservation and Cultural Heritage

Italian Colonial Architecture and City Planning in North and East Africa (Mia Fuller), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
 

Historiography and Methods

The Preservation of African Websites as Historical Sources (Marion Frank-Wilson), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Samuel Ajayi Crowther, 1806-1891 (Oluwatoyin Oduntan), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
 

Image of Africa

Commissioning in progress
 

Intellectual History

Samuel Ajayi Crowther, 1806-1891 (Oluwatoyin Oduntan), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
 

Invention of Tradition

Commissioning in progress
 

Language and History

Samuel Ajayi Crowther, 1806-1891 (Oluwatoyin Oduntan), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
 

Legal History

Commissioning in progress
 

Medical History

Commissioning in progress
 

Military History

Women and Militarization (Sarah J. Zimmerman), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
 

North Africa and the Gulf

Italian Colonial Architecture and City Planning in North and East Africa (Mia Fuller), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Libya: Modern Political History (Jacob Mundy), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
 

Northeastern Africa

Italian Colonial Architecture and City Planning in North and East Africa (Mia Fuller), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
The Indian Ocean and Africa (Edward A. Alpers), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
Women’s Organizing and Activism in Sudan Between the Mid-20th and Early 21st Centuries (Nada Mustafa Ali), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2020
 

Oral Traditions

Commissioning in progress
 

Political History

Political History of Zimbabwe Since 1980 (Ushehwedu Kufakurinani), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
The History of Gabon (Douglas A. Yates), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Libya: Modern Political History (Jacob Mundy), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Women in Central African Republic (Juan Fandos-Rius), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2020
 

Religious History

Women and the History of Religion in Africa (Erin Nourse), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Spirits and Healing in West and Central Africa: A New Synthesis (Wyatt MacGaffey), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
The Indian Ocean and Africa (Edward A. Alpers), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
 

Slavery and Slave Trade

The Dutch Slave Trade in the Atlantic, 1600-1800 (Pieter Emmer, Henk den Heijer), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Maroon Societies in the Americas (Richard Price), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Samuel Ajayi Crowther, 1806-1891 (Oluwatoyin Oduntan), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
The Indian Ocean and Africa (Edward A. Alpers), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2020
 

Social History

Football in Lusophone Africa (Nuno Domingos), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Women in Ethiopia (Meron Zeleke Eresso), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Sport for Development (Itamar Dubinsky), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Transport in Tanzania (Katie Valliere Streit), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Childhood and Youth in African History (S. E. Duff), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
History of Sport in Lusophone Africa (Andrea Marzano, Marcelo Bittencourt, Victor Melo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
 

Southern Africa

Portugal’s Resistance to Decolonization and the “White Redoubt” (1950-1974) (Luís Barroso), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
The Archaeology of Nyanga, Eastern Zimbabwe (Plan Shenjere-Nyabezi), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
Multicultural Lives, Defiance and Liberation Politics in Namibia: The Getzen-Kerina Family History (Dag Henrichsen), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2020
 

West Africa

The Dutch Slave Trade in the Atlantic, 1600-1800 (Pieter Emmer, Henk den Heijer), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Sport for Development (Itamar Dubinsky), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Women in Niger (Ousseina D. Alidou, Halimatou Hima), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Samuel Ajayi Crowther, 1806-1891 (Oluwatoyin Oduntan), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Spirits and Healing in West and Central Africa: A New Synthesis (Wyatt MacGaffey), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
Asante Queen Mothers in Ghana (Beverly J. Stoeltje), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
Archives and History in The Gambia (Bala Saho), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
The History of Sierra Leone (Gibril R. Cole), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2020
 

Women’s History

Women in Nigeria (Chinyere Ukpokolo), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Women and Militarization (Sarah J. Zimmerman), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Women in Ethiopia (Meron Zeleke Eresso), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Women and the History of Religion in Africa (Erin Nourse), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Women in Niger (Ousseina D. Alidou, Halimatou Hima), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2020
Asante Queen Mothers in Ghana (Beverly J. Stoeltje), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
Maathai, Wangari (Kabiru Kinyanjui), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2021
Women in Central African Republic (Juan Fandos-Rius), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2020
Women’s Organizing and Activism in Sudan Between the Mid-20th and Early 21st Centuries (Nada Mustafa Ali), forthcoming Oct-Dec 2020