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Latest Posts

The Institute on Digital Archaeology Method & Practice: Livestream

15 August on Announcements

Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and organized by Michigan State University’s Department of Anthropology and MATRIX: The Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, the Institute on...


The Journal of West African History’s International Launch Conference

09 May on Announcements, Conferences

The Journal of West African History (JWAH) hosted the International Launch Conference on "The State of the Field and New Directions" at the Marriot at University Place in East Lansing....


Malick Sidibé, internationally renowned African photographer, passes away at 80

21 April on Africa

One of the most influential and acclaimed photographers of our time, Malick Sidibé passed away at home in Bamako, Mali, on April 14, 2016. Days later, he was laid to...


Afripod’s 100th Episode

14 April on Africa, Announcements, Podcast

Africa Past and Present, also known as Afripod, has reached a major milestone by recording its 100th episode. The podcast was developed by Peter Alegi and Peter Limb in collaboration...