Recent publications from the project team

D. Branch, 'Political Traffic: Kenyan Students in Eastern and Central Europe, 1958-1969', Journal of Contemporary History, 53, 4 (2018).

E. Hunter, 'Newspapers as Sources for African History' in Thomas Spear (ed.), The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History (Oxford University Press, 2018).

I. Milford, ‘More than a Cold War Scholarship: East-Central African Anticolonial Activists, the International Union of Socialist Youth, and the evasion of the colonial state (1955–65)’, Stichproben: The Vienna Journal of African Studies, 34 (2018).

The Afro-Asian Networks Collective, ‘Manifesto: Networks of Decolonization in Asia and Africa’, Radical History Review, 131 (2018).

G. McCann, 'Where was the Afro in Afro-Asian solidarity? Africa’s "Bandung moment" in 1950s Asia,Journal of World History, 30, no. 1–2 (2019).

G. McCann, 'Possibility and peril: Trade unionism, African Cold War and the global strands of Kenyan decolonization', Journal of Social History, 53, 2 (2019).

B.J. Ndulu, W.E. Mbowe & E. Hunter, 'Ethnicity, Citizenry, and Nation-Building in Tanzania' in H. Hino, A. Langer, J. Lonsdale and F. Stewart, (eds.) From Divided Pasts to Cohesive Futures: Reflections on Africa, (Cambridge University Press, 2019).

I. Milford, 'Federation, partnership, and the chronologies of space in 1950s East and Central Africa', Historical Journal, 63, 5 (2020).

E. Hunter & Leslie James, 'Introduction: colonial public spheres and world of print', Itinerario, 44, Special Issue 2 (2020).

E. Hunter, 'Print Media, the Swahili language and textual cultures in Twentieth-Century Tanzania, c. 1923-39' in T. Ballantyne, L. Paterson and A. Wanhalla (eds.) Indigenous Textual Cultures: Reading and Writing in the Age of Global Empire (Duke University Press, 2020).

A. Adima, 'The Sound of Silence: The 1929-31 Gikuyu female circumcision controversy and the discursive suppression of African women’s voices', Gender a výzkum / Gender and Research, 21, 1 (2020).

A. Adima, 'Stay home and go to the museum', African Arguments, 8 May 2020.

A. Adima, 'Where were the women? East African writing and the 1962 Makerere Conference', Africa in Words blog, 18 August 2020.

A. Adima, 'Literature, Music and Fashion: Cosmopolitan Kampala in the 1960s', Scottish Centre for Global History Blog, 21 October 2020.

C. Vaughan, E. Hunter, J. MacArthur & G. McCann, 'Thinking East African: debating federation and regionalism, 1960-77', in M. Grilli & F. Gerits (eds.) Visions of African unity: new perspectives on the history of pan-Africanism and African unification projects (Palgrave Macmillam, 2021). 

D. Branch, 'Public letters and the culture of politics in Kenya, c.1960-75', Journal of Eastern African Studies, 15, 2, (2021).

I. Milford & G McCann, 'African internationalisms and the erstwhile trajectories of Kenyan community development: Joseph Murumbi’s 1950s', Journal of Contemporary History, First View (2021).

G. McCann, 'The trumpets and travails of "south-south cooperation": African students in India since the 1940s', in K. King & M. Venkatachalam (eds.) India's Development Diplomacy & Soft Power in Africa (James Currey, 2021).

A. Adima, 'Creative Writing, Women’s Lives, and East African History', History Workshop Online, 18 March 2021.

A. Adima, 'Will Africa be included in a global history of Covid-19?', History Journal blog, 16 June 2021.

I. Milford, G. McCann, E. Hunter & D. Branch, 'Another World? East Africa, Decolonisation and the Global History of the Mid-Twentieth Century', Journal of African History, First View (2021).

A. Adima, 'Exposed Inequalities: Emancipation and Constraint in the Experiences of Kenyan Women Students Abroad (1950s-1960s)', Diasporas (2022).