Dear Elder colleagues,   I am very pleased to share with you news that I have been awarded the Presidential Research Professorship at Northern Illinois University. The official announcement was made today - see: https://niutoday.info/2022/04/18/abu-bah-named-2022-presidential-research-scholarship-and-artistry-professor/   I want to ...
HIGHLIGHT: WARC Public Lecture Series: Professor Ismael Montana: African Diaspora Origins of Pan-Africanism: Revisiting the Ties that Bound" As part of his official visit to the West African Research Center (WARC) in his capacity as ...
HIGHLIGHT:  Book Launch: Leonardo A. Villalòn, editor: The Oxford Handbook of the African Sahel (Oxford University by Press, 2021) This major publication giving edifying insights in current political, social, cultural and economic situations in the African ...
HIGHLIGHT:   Book Launch: Boubacar Niang: Le Gouverneur Faidherbe à Saint Louis et au Senegal (1854 -1861 / 1863 - 1865) Mythes et réalités dans l'œuvre du précurseur de la colonisation française en Afrique occidentale(L'harmattan-Sénégal, ...