Forthcoming Articles

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

Commissioning in progress

Afrocentrism

Commissioning in progress

Archaeology

Interactions between Precolonial Foragers, Herders, and Farmers in Southern Africa (James R. Denbow), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Ceramics, Foodways, and Consumption: Methods (Liza Gijanto), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Precolonial Sub-Saharan African Farming and Herding Communities (Paul Lane, Anna Shoemaker), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
The Stone Age Archaeology of West Africa (Eleanor Scerri), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

Central Africa

Commissioning in progress

Colonial Conquest and Rule

Decolonization in French West Africa (Tony Chafer), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

Cultural History

Forest History (Christopher Conte), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)
The Zulu Philosophers (Hlonipha Mokoena)
West African Cinema (John McCall)

Early States and State Formation in Africa

Commissioning in progress

East Africa and Indian Ocean

Popular Politics in East Africa from Precolonial to Postcolonial Times (James R. Brennan), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

Economic History

The Nile Waters Issue (Terje Tvedt), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Ujamaa (Michael Jennings), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Forest History (Christopher Conte), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Tropical Africa in the Global Economy (Ralph A. Austen), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

Historical Linguistics

Historical Preservation and Cultural Heritage

Methods: Climatology (Sharon E. Nicholson), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Forest History (Christopher Conte), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

Historiography and Methods

Methods: Climatology (Sharon E. Nicholson), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Ceramics, Foodways, and Consumption: Methods (Liza Gijanto), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Precolonial Sub-Saharan African Farming and Herding Communities (Paul Lane, Anna Shoemaker), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Historiography in the Maghrib in the 19th and Early 20th Century (Sahar Bazzaz), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

Image of Africa

Commissioning in progress

Intellectual History

Ujamaa (Michael Jennings), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)
The Zulu Philosophers (Hlonipha Mokoena)

Invention of Tradition

Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)

Language and History

Commissioning in progress

Legal History

Commissioning in progress

Medical History

Commissioning in progress

Military History

Commissioning in progress

North Africa and the Gulf

Historiography in the Maghrib in the 19th and Early 20th Century (Sahar Bazzaz), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

Northeastern Africa

The Nile Waters Issue (Terje Tvedt), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Mahdist Omdurman (Robert S. Kramer), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

Oral Traditions

Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)

Political History

The Nile Waters Issue (Terje Tvedt), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Popular Politics in East Africa from Precolonial to Postcolonial Times (James R. Brennan), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Boko Haram: History and Context (Hilary Matfess), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

Religious History

Mahdist Omdurman (Robert S. Kramer), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Boko Haram: History and Context (Hilary Matfess), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Pentecostalism in Africa (Nimi Wariboko), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

Slavery and Slave Trade

Commissioning in progress

Social History

Mahdist Omdurman (Robert S. Kramer), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Ethnicity in Africa (Gabrielle Lynch)

Southern Africa

Interactions between Precolonial Foragers, Herders, and Farmers in Southern Africa (James R. Denbow), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017

West Africa

Decolonization in French West Africa (Tony Chafer), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2017
Boko Haram: History and Context (Hilary Matfess), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
The Stone Age Archaeology of West Africa (Eleanor Scerri), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
West African Cinema (John McCall)

Women’s History