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African Studies: A Forum

A Forum for the Discussion of African Studies: history, anthropology, politics

Name:
LJ Journal for African Studies
Membership:
Open
Posting Access:
All Members , Moderated
Welcome to the LJ Discussion forum on topics in African Studies.

This community will discuss absolutely anything that you want to discuss on the topic of African Studies.

The first rule for this community is respect, both for the continent as well as for our members.
The second rule is to follow basic livejournal etiquette. (for example: only advertising for related communities are allowed, do not disable comments on your post, do not unnecessarily flame).

Feel free to use a variety of languages asides from English, just provide English translation if possible.


Additionally, this community unequivocally unites sub-Saharan Africa and North Africa.


related area communities:
africandiaspora
africandrumming
akwaabaghana
bantu_nation
brazil_africa
cairo_life
centrafrique
congobookclub
congolese_ljers
darfur_crisis
east_africans
egyptology
griots
intlhealthjobs
kiswahili
maghreb
moroccoishome
southafrica
west_africa


related language communities:
arabic_lang
francophiles
kiswahili

RSS Feeds Made Especially for african_studies
Irin News East Africa: irinnews_eaftri
Irin News Great Lakes: irinnews_glakes
Irin News Horn of Africa: irinnews_horn
Irin News Southern Africa: irinnews_south
Irin News West Africa: irinnews_wafri


motherginsberg is the creator of this community she can be reached by responding to any of her comments/posts, her lovely co-mod is congogirl: congogirl@livejournal.com


Some Helpful Weblinks Related to African Studies
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African Studies Internet Resources
African Studies Quaterly
An A-Z of African Studies on the Internet
The National African Language Resource Center
African Studies Centre - Research
Official Website for the African Union (formerly the OAU)
Third World, Third World Women
Education Africa
A Global View of Pan-Africanism
UN Intregrated Regional Information News
Allafrica.com (Continent-Wide News, Op-Eds, Scholarly Works, etc.)
Al-Ahram (Egypt Daily News: in Arabic)
Mail & Guardian (South Africa News)
The East African (Weekly East Africa News)
The Guardian (Nigeria News>
Black Cultural Studies
DePaul Center for Black Diaspora
The Fela Project
Big Brother Africa Online
(more coming soon)

Genocide Intervention Network


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