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Editor-in-Chief
Sarah Fila-Bakabadio, Laboratoire AGORA, Université de Cergy-Pontoise

Editors
Bambi Ceuppens, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium
Maica Gugolati, Institut des mondes africains, France
Nauja Kleist, Danish Institute for International Studies, Copenhagen, Denmark
Tanja Müller, University of Manchester, UK
Ahmed M. Musa, Rako Research and Communication Centre, Republic of Somaliland
Mary Setrana, Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana

Editorial Assistant
Jack Boulton, University of Leuven, Belgium


International Advisory Board
Afe Adogame (University of Edinburgh)
Emmanuel Akyeampong (Harvard University)
Oliver Bakewell (IMI, University of Oxford)
Helene Basu (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster)
Svetlana Boltovskaia (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)
Rijk van Dijk (African Studies Centre, Leiden University)
Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya (University of London)
Nina Glick Schiller (University of Manchester)
Ralph Grillo (University of Sussex)
Shireen Hassim (University of the Witwatersrand)
Nick van Hear (COMPAS, University of Oxford)
Vinesh Y Hookoomsing (University of Mauritius)
Kristine Krause (University of Amsterdam)
Maxim Matusevich (Seton Hall University)
Valentina Mazzucato (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
Blaise Jacques Nkene (Université de Yaoundé II)
Francis Nyamnjoh (University of Cape Town)
Susan Ossman (University of California, Riverside)
Stephan Palmie (University of Chicago)
Charles Piot (Duke University)
Ato Quayson (University of Toronto)
Solofo Randrianja (Université de Tamatave)
Bruno Riccio (Università di Bologna)
AbdouMaliq Simone (University of London/University of Witwatersrand)
Paul Stoller (West Chester University)
John Thornton (Boston University, USA)
Steven Vertovec (MPI Göttingen)
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African Diaspora

A Journal of Transnational Africa in a Global World

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African Diaspora is a biannual peer reviewed interdisciplinary journal that takes the African diaspora as a space shaped by the circulations, contacts, and interactions between African and Afro-descendant cultures, societies and histories. It explores the diaspora/s and intersects themes such as communities, identities, transnational movements, solidarities, nationalisms but also displacements and settlements, culture in the widest sense of the term, belonging and citizenship, kinship, religious ritual and symbolism.

African Diaspora encourages the submission of original, empirical, theoretical, and conceptual and critical articles based on rigorous research from any discipline in social sciences and the humanities. It accepts a variety of articles including different writing registers, from the more classic to more experimental tones. Contributions in English and French are accepted.

African Diaspora regularly produces thematic issues and invites guest editors. A developing arts-oriented strand encourages suggestions and submissions for artistic involvement: this includes visual materials, interviews, ethnographic fiction and poetry. These will also receive peer-reviewed attention. It is the journal's policy to promote the publication from a range of scholars, including early career, senior and independent scholars and to provide a platform for discussion and exchange.
All correspondence to afdi@brill.com
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African Diaspora est une revue interdisciplinaire semestrielle, à comité de lecture, consacrée à la diaspora africaine vue comme un espace façonné par les circulations, les contacts et les interactions entre les cultures, les sociétés et les histoires africaines et afro-descendantes. Il explore les diaspora/s, et aborde des thèmes tels que les communautés, les identités, les mouvements transnationaux, les solidarités, les nationalismes mais aussi les déplacements et les implantations, la culture au sens le plus large du terme, les appartenances et la citoyenneté, la parenté, les rituels et le symbolisme religieux.

African Diaspora encourage la soumission d'articles inédits, empiriques, théoriques, conceptuels et critiques basés sur des recherches rigoureuses dans toutes les disciplines des sciences sociales et humaines. Elle reçoit une variété d'articles aux différents registres d'écriture, des formes les plus classiques aux plus expérimentales. Les contributions en anglais et en français sont acceptées.

African Diaspora publie régulièrement des numéros thématiques et accueille des éditeurs et éditrices invité.e.s. Un axe sur les arts en cours de développement, encourage la proposition et la soumission de travaux artistiques: cela comprend des documents visuels, des entretiens, de la fiction ethnographique et de la poésie. Ceux-ci feront également l'objet d'une évaluation par les pairs. La politique de la revue est de favoriser la publication de chercheur.e.s divers, en début de carrière, confirmés ou indépendants, et de fournir une plateforme de discussion et d'échange.
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