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

Omar ibn Said (Mbaye Lo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Musics of the Black Atlantic: Highlife, Rumba, and Afrobeat (Jonathan Reynolds), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
 

Central Africa

Policy and Practice of Forced Labor in the Congo Free State and the Belgian Congo (Julia Seibert), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Women in Central African Republic (Juan Fandos-Rius), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
 

Colonial Conquest and Rule

History of Higher Education in Kenya (Michael Mwenda Kithinji), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
 

Early States and State Formation in Africa

History of Higher Education in Kenya (Michael Mwenda Kithinji), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
 

East Africa and Indian Ocean

Grace Ogot (J. Roger Kurtz), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
History of Higher Education in Kenya (Michael Mwenda Kithinji), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army (Tim Allen), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
Slave Trade in Indian Ocean Africa (Rafael Thiebaut), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
Women in Tanzania (Tanganyika and Zanzibar) (Marjorie Mbilinyi), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
 

Economic History

Obafemi Awolowo (Insa Nolte), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
 

Historiography and Methods

Obafemi Awolowo (Insa Nolte), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
 

Intellectual History

History of Higher Education in Kenya (Michael Mwenda Kithinji), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Obafemi Awolowo (Insa Nolte), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
 

Military History

Obafemi Awolowo (Insa Nolte), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
 

North Africa and the Gulf

Marxists of the Maghreb: Leftist Parties and Movements of North Africa (Matt Buehler, Matthew R. Jones), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
 

Northeastern Africa

Women in Eritrea (Milena Belloni), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
Women’s Organizing and Activism in Sudan Between the Mid-20th and Early 21st Centuries (Nada Mustafa Ali), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
 

Political History

History of Higher Education in Kenya (Michael Mwenda Kithinji), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Marxists of the Maghreb: Leftist Parties and Movements of North Africa (Matt Buehler, Matthew R. Jones), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Obafemi Awolowo (Insa Nolte), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Women in Central African Republic (Juan Fandos-Rius), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
 

Religious History

Omar ibn Said (Mbaye Lo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
 

Slavery and Slave Trade

African Slaves and the Persian Gulf (Hideaki Suzuki), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Policy and Practice of Forced Labor in the Congo Free State and the Belgian Congo (Julia Seibert), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Post-Slavery (Baz Lecocq, Lotte Pelckmans), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Hausa Diasporas and Slavery in Africa, the Atlantic, and the Muslim World (Camille Lefebvre), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Omar ibn Said (Mbaye Lo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Aquatic Culture in Africa and the Diaspora (Kevin Dawson), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
Slave Trade in Indian Ocean Africa (Rafael Thiebaut), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
Slavery in European Colonial Courts (Richard Roberts), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
 

Social History

History of Higher Education in Kenya (Michael Mwenda Kithinji), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
 

West Africa

History of Ghana (David Owusu-Ansah), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Obafemi Awolowo (Insa Nolte), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Omar ibn Said (Mbaye Lo), forthcoming Jan–Mar 2023
Women in Ghana (Akosua Adomako Ampofo, Deborah Atobrah), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
 

Women’s History

Head, Bessie (Dorothy Driver), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
Women in Beauty Cultures and Aesthetic Rituals (Oluwakemi Balogun), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
Women in Central African Republic (Juan Fandos-Rius), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
Women in Eritrea (Milena Belloni), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
Women in Ghana (Akosua Adomako Ampofo, Deborah Atobrah), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
Women in Tanzania (Tanganyika and Zanzibar) (Marjorie Mbilinyi), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023
Women’s Organizing and Activism in Sudan Between the Mid-20th and Early 21st Centuries (Nada Mustafa Ali), forthcoming Jan-Mar 2023