Rethinking African history

The Collaborative Research Group 'African History' has been in existence for several years now. As the sole disciplinary CRG it wishes to act primarily as a platform for discussion of historical issues related to the African continent, its place in the world and in African Studies. In doing so, its debates tackle historical, historiographical and methodological questions in the widest sense of the term: new research questions, archival source collections, historicising approaches in other disciplines, and new approaches in historiography.

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African history, historiography, archives