"Atlantic Italies: Economic and Cultural Entanglements (15th-19th Centuries)" - the SNSF awards a professorship and research grant

The Swiss National Science Foundation has awarded.... read more

Between texts and objects: a teaching and research trip to Nigeria

November 2017.... read more

Out now: Shadows of Empire in West Africa. New Perspectives on European Fortifications

Edited by John Kwadwo Osei-Tutu and Victoria Ellen Smith, Palgrave Macmillan, New York 2017.

European forts in West Africa were both infrastructures of the slave trade and hubs where different peoples interacted, negotiated and transformed each other socially, politically, culturally, and economically... Go to the e-book or download the front matter