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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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The History Blogging Project

Check out perspectivesonafrica’s contribution to the fantastic History Blogging Project here: http://www.historybloggingproject.org/2011/04/tag-team-blogging-the-pros-and-cons-of-the-communal-blog/ 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. http://thinkafricapress.com/uganda/buganda-and-besigye-post-election-uganda-0

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Get Involved!

perspectivesonafrica would welcome any and all contributions, big and small, from anyone with knowledge of events currently taking place across Africa. We would also love to hear from anyone with an understanding of the historical context of contemporary situations, for … Continue reading

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New Research Page

Check out our new page combining innovative research papers and longer blog posts.  This week our resident South Africa and Transatlantic expert Nick Grant invites new perspectives on Nelson Mandela from the former South African President’s own writings.

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