Informative site about the history of West Africa (mainly francophone) from the point of view of West African historians. You will find documents written by the historians, a database with theses as from 1970 written by West African students in history, a database with names, addresses and research interests of West African historians, a database with the holdings of archives, a bibliography, maps, a timeline with the most important dates of West African history, etc. in West Africa, and further links. The information is classed by general topics as mentioned or by the same topics but classed by country (Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Togo, Niger; some more may be added). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The website of the Sudan Studies Society of the United Kingdom offers information on events (conferences etc.), on publications and on their review "Sudan Studies", whose issues 1 (1987) to 30 (2003) are available online for free. In a statement after the division of the Sudan in 2011, the society affirms keeping on doing research on both of the Sudanese countries. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Founded in 1957 as a non-profit organization the African Studies Association is open to all individuals and institutions interested in African affairs. Its mission is to bring together people with a scholarly and professional interest in Africa. The ASA also provides information and support services to the Africanist community. Three publications are currently produced annually: ASA News, African Studies Review, and History in Africa. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The German Society for African Philosophy is a professional association for African Philosophy and its borderlands. Its members meet regularly to talk about philosophical publications (announcement on the website) or to invite guest talkers. Some of the papers appear as fulltexts on their website. Moreover, the association so far has collected more than 600 books concerning African philosophy, the bibliography can be viewed online. They plan to open up a library for the books in Berlin. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Scientific Association that deals with the former Portuguese colonies and Lusophonie. Besides information on publications, conferences and the like, you will find their journal "Lusotopie". The fulltext of the articles can be accessed for the issues between 1995-2004. As from 2005 on, access is subject to a fee.
This site has some interesting links and above all the text: "Afrolusitanistik im deutschsprachigen Raum: Geschichte und Gegenwart einer Grenzdisziplin" (Afro-Lusophone Studies in German speaking countries: Past and Present of a border discipline) by M. Perl, University of Mainz, Germany. This overview also contains a bibliography. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The African Association for the Study of Religions (AASR) is an academic association of scholars of religions posted in universities in Africa, and of scholars of the religions of Africa posted in universities outside Africa. It was founded in Harare, Zimbabwe, in 1992. The AASR has been affiliated to the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR) since 1995. AASR tries to organise a major regional conference at least once every five years in Africa itself. It publishes a bi-annual AASR Bulletin (see the AASR Bulletin Archive for free access). ... [according to site editor's information]
Association of academic historians in France on the history of French Overseas Departments and Territories (former colonies, DOM-TOM, ...) publishing beside others the journal "Outre-Mers" [editors ilissAfrica]. [Selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]