What can historians of Eastern Europe learn from Ghanaian responses to the Russian invasion?
The 22nd FIFA Men’s World Cup, held in Qatar, is getting political. This week on the AIAC podcast, we discuss the sport and the politics with Tony Karon and Sean Jacobs.
Political encounters between the Arab Gulf and Africa span centuries. Mahmud Traouri's novel 'Maymuna' demonstrates the significant role of a woman’s journey from East Africa to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
More than class solidarity alone, more than a technocratic climate justice, a reckoning with empire is necessary for our collective survival.
It’s not common knowledge that there is Iran in Africa and there is Africa in Iran. But there are commonplace signs of this connection.
Climate negotiations have repeatedly floundered on the unwillingness of rich countries, but let's hope their own increasing vulnerability instills greater solidarity.
Whether or not Twitter survives should be irrelevant to those committed to building a democratic public sphere.
How might refugee as well as forced migration studies benefit from the movement to decolonize all aspects of African Studies?
Although films like 'The Woman King' offer us a small glimpse into the past, they cannot give us the full story.
The author of 'Decolonize Museums' assembles a list of essential reading on the past, present and future of museums.
African women exercise their right to migrate, but also face dilemmas on their way to the unknown. We need policies that protect them.
We need to stop looking to Euro-America and its models and traditions, especially religion, as the source of all answers to the problems of the African continent and its people.
African migrant women are exposed to intersectional systems of violence but are not simply victims.
The author writes about books whose true power comes from excavating the perennial endemic diseases that never leave our sight.
Existing models of racial healing center whiteness and demand the emotional labor of Black folk, fetishizing reconciliation but forsaking justice.
On the last episode of our sports and music series on Africa Is a Country Radio, we visit with Sean Jacobs and Tony Karon of the Eleven Named People podcast to preview the 2022 men's World Cup football tournament.
After 29 years of neoliberal failure in South Africa, foreigners are a convenient scapegoat for a national elite that failed to redistribute wealth. This is a pattern common to post-colonial Africa.
For philosophy to be relevant in Africa, it must democratize and address contemporary social problems.
We are usually more attuned to Africa’s pains than to Africa’s pleasures. What would studying African pleasures, beyond censorious judgment, look like?
The author’s new book wants to clear away some of the misunderstandings that dog Africa and China relations. Here, he catalogs the books that guided him.