ManicMinutes film – Sekhukhune: King of the Morata

I’ve said quite often on SocioLingo Africa that I love Twitter for introducing me to all sorts of people I would never normally meet. Today I’d like to introduce you to ManicMinutes who are film-makers with a special passion for Africa, and in particular for documenting the Chiefs of Africa in ultra short 1 minute […]

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Infographic – Nelson Mandela: Before Prisoner, Beyond President

An infographic about Nelson Mandela

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CFP – Africa and the Atlantic World

CFP: Fall 2013 SERSAS Conference, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 27 – 28 Sept. Date: 3 July 2013 16:11 via Kenneth Wilburn, East Carolina University,          WILBURNK@ecu.edu Second Call for Papers “Africa and the Atlantic World”, Fall 2013 SERSAS Conference, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA, 27 – 28 September 2013 The publication of Fernand Braudel’s _The […]

Categories: AFRICA, Call for papers, HISTORY, RESEARCH

African History Conference – Beyond the Boundaries: Toyin Falola and African Historiography

African History Conference Theme: “Beyond the Boundaries: Toyin Falola and African Historiography” Venue: University of North Carolina Wilmington Date: October 12, 2013 Call for Papers We are pleased to announce a one-day African History Conference to be held at the University of North Carolina Wilmington on October 12, 2013. The theme for this conference is […]


Book : A Celebration of the Life and Work of Professor E.J.Alagoa in Nigeria

The conference was organised in honour of its professor and Chair of the Ijaw History Project, Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa.

Categories: AFRICA, BOOKS, HISTORY, Nigeria

Book Review : Selling the Congo

Matthew G. Stanard. Selling the Congo: A History of European Pro-Empire Propaganda and the Making of Belgian Imperialism. Lincoln University of Nebraska Press, 2011. 387 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-3777-3. Reviewed by Elizabeth Stice (Palm Beach Atlantic University) Published on H-Empire (January, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed Colonial Culture in Context: Selling the Congo and Belgian Pro-Empire Propaganda […]

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