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EmpireHist Discussion List
" e-mail discussion group whose primary focus is the history of the British Empire and Commonwealth from the 15th century onwards. The list is open to all persons interested in the British Empire and in British colonial and imperial history."
"...for discussion about primary sources (archival records, manuscripts and personal papers; photograph and film collections; field notes, oral data and music collections; and material culture and artifacts."  For "African Studies researchers and primary source repository professionals, be they archivists, librarians, documentalists, or museum curators." The editors are Susan Tschabrun, California State University,, and Kathryn Green, California State University,

To subscribe, send email to:
In the Message area put:
SUBSCRIBE H-AFRESEARCH firstname lastname, institution
Example: SUBSCRIBE H-AFRESEARCH Jane Smith, Pioneer State U
Moderated discussion group for the study of African history and humanities. Sponsored by the Univ. of Illinois-Chicago and Michigan State.
To subscribe to H-Africa, send email to:
Leave the subject area blank. In the message area put:
sub H-Africa yourfirstname yourlastname, your institution

Its web site ( includes African history job openings, Melvin Page's Internet Citation Guide, H-Africa messages (posted since March 1995), book reviews, tables of contents lists, a key word search engine, and past discussion topics such as - African films and teaching, African history thru literature, African islamic history, Postmodernism and modern Africa.
A moderated discussion list for African American Studies "(also called Afrocentricity, Africology, Africana Studies, Afro-American Studies, Black Studies, and Pan-African Studies)." H-AFRO-AM is owned by H-Net. To subscribe, send email to:
In the Message area write: sub h-afro-am firstname lastname, institution
Example: sub h-afro-am Jane Doe, U of Pennsylvania
Discussion on teaching about Africa. For teachers at all levels. To subscribe, fill in the survey at
or send email to:
Leave the Subject area blank. In the message area put: sub h-afrteach
Carries reviews of children's books. H-AfrTeach is supported by H-Net, Michigan State, Boston Univ., and the Univ. of Pennsylvania.
H-French-Colonial: H-Net Network on the History of French Colonialism
Moderated discussion list sponsored by the French Colonial Historical Society.

Subscribe at Or send email to Leave out styled text, signatures. In the Message area put:
sub H-French-Colonial firstname lastname, institution
A discussion list for academic and industry researchers investigating all aspects of heritage, tourism, museum and cultural management. "a forum for exchanging information on theses, research projects, conferences, seminars, journal articles, book reviews and general news and views. It is also for sharing contacts and fieldwork experiences."
Discussion list on oral history sponsored by the Oral History Association and hosted by H-Net.
Oral History Assoc.:
An electronic discussion group on all aspects of South African history. Also includes job adverts, book reviews, conference announcements, information on new computer software, websites, films, and a key word search engine for past discussion topics. To join, write Keith Tankard, for a survey form to fill out. The moderators are Tankard at Rhodes University (East London campus, South Africa) and John Bottomley at the University of the North West (Mmabatho, South Africa). The list address is:
Moderated discussion list on West African history, culture, science, and development, its past, present and future. Part of the H-Net group of discussion lists. Has a key word search engine of past discussion topics. To subscribe, send e-mail to:
In the Message area, put:
SUBSCRIBE H-WEST-AFRICA firstname lastname, institution
Example: SUBSCRIBE H-WEST-AFRICA Jane Smith, Pioneer State U

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