Category Archives: Blog

French perspectives on Africa: Africa4

If you are interested in French perspectives on Africa, have a look at the new blog I have co-founded for the French newspaper Libération. Africa4 is a blog written by two journalists and two historians who want to share their ideas … Continue reading

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Impact of the internet on historical research

The rise of the internet has profoundly changed historical research.  This paper will analyse the two main aspects of the internet’s impact on historical research.  Increased accessibility is the main advantage across both sections whereas there are a myriad of … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas from perspectivesonafrica!

Happy Christmas, Joyeux Noël et bonne année, Fröhliche Weihnachten und ein gutes neues Jahr, Buon Natale e felice anno nuovo, Mbagaliza Christmass Enungi Nomwaka Omugya Gubaberere Gwamirembe, Feliz Natal e próspero ano novo, ¡Feliz Navidad y próspero año nuevo!, Krismasi … Continue reading

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Perspectivesonafrica: Happy 10,000th hit!

Perspectivesonafrica reached 10,000 hits this weekend. We want to make that 1 million in the very near future; so, thanks to all our writers and readers across the world and don’t forget that anyone with a perspectiveonafrica can get in touch!

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Mapping Black International Travel: The U.S. and South Africa, 1945 –1960.

Nicholas Grant, University of Leeds   Recently, Vincent Hiribarren (expert programmer; all-round good guy) and myself have been working on an interactive mapping project based around my PhD research into the development of black international connections between the United States and … Continue reading

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The History Blogging Project

Check out perspectivesonafrica’s contribution to the fantastic History Blogging Project here: The History Blogging Project is an AHRC/University of Oxford/University of Roehampton initiative encouraging online enagagment among academic historians. You can find blogs there on all aspects of historical research- … Continue reading

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perspectivesonafrica published!

For anyone interested in post-election Uganda check out this piece by perspectivesonafrica writer Aidan Stonehouse on Think Africa Press.

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