The essays in this issue are grouped under the following rubrics: Biological Translations; Mobility and Sedentarization; Self-Help; Moral Violence and Restraint.
Since its inception, CSSH has published groundbreaking essays on slavery, enslaved persons, and (forced) labor across different time periods and geographic locations. Inspired by The New York Times’s “The 1619 Project,” we’ve put together a selection of these essays going back almost sixty years.
We are delighted to announce (again) that Andrew Canessa has won the 2019 Jack Goody Award for his essay, “Indigenous Conflict in Bolivia Explored through an African Lens: Towards a Comparative Analysis of Indigeneity.”
Arthur Shiwa Zárate shares insights into the journey that led to the research he conducted for his CSSH essay, “The American Sufis: Self-Help, Sufism, and Metaphysical Religion in Postcolonial Egypt.”
Meet the authors of the 61-4 issue, October 2019.
Congratulations to Paul Nugent on the publication of his new book, Boundaries, Communities and State-Making in West Africa: The Centrality of the Margins.