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African Historiography and Approaches to History


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Our Director Apeike Umolu to interview Prof. Barney Pityana to discuss Black Consciousness and Steve Biko at the Centre of Pan African Thought

Apeike Umolu, Director of African History Project, to sit down with Sir Hilary Beckles to Discuss Reparations at the Centre of Pan African Thought

Deciphering the Backlash Against Teaching Black History

Explore our Foundation Certificates

Our part-time Foundation Certificates are now open for registration. These comprehensive courses explore the depth and breadth of Black history, helping students to engage in critical enquiry and develop new skills of historical analysis. Combining video lectures, set readings, live seminars, marked assignments and exams, these courses are intellectually rigorous and academically engaging.

Foundation Certificate in Black Political Thought and Culture

Foundation Certificate in African History

Foundation Certificate in Teaching Black History

Latest Articles from The Africxn Review

The official journal of the African History Project, we combine both literary and academic content in this unique exploration of topics central to the Black experience, on the continent and in diaspora.

The Divine Family – Language and Divinity in African Consciousness

We explore fictive kingship, the deification of the Black family and the familial linguistics of Black divinity

Young Pan Africans: Ekaete Alfred discusses her new Pan African Academy

We sit down with Ekaete Alfred to discuss her new and exciting Pan African supplementary school.

Celebrating the Pan-African Pantheon, the Centre of Pan African Thought hosts an important lecture series

The Centre of Pan African Thought hosts a lecture series profiling key figures in Pan-Africanism

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 10 August 2021 | Revolutionary Gospel – A Political History of Haitian Vodou

7 September | What Happened to Mutesa II, the last Kabaka of Buganda?

October 2021 | Politics in the Poetics of Black Music


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Latest Podcast

Hear from our Director, Apeike Umolu, as she discusses the value of studying African History.