Call for Papers: Africa and the Global Cold War

Deadline: 1 September 2019

The University of Erfurt; the Institute of Ethiopian Studies at Addis Ababa University; Mekelle University; and the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen are joining forces to organise the third conference dedicated to the impact of the cold war in Africa. The conference will be held at the University of Erfurt on the 17-19 September 2020. Proposals for papers based on archival research are accepted until the 1st September 2019 – all information here

If you need inspiration, Archives Portal Europe holds a topic dedicated to colonialism and one to communism

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Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro, right, shows Angolan Movimento Popular de Libertacao de Angola President Agostinho Neto how to drink a daikiri in 1976 [The Associated Press]

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