About this Journal
PlanHaut de page
Afriques is an historical journal about African worlds. It focuses primarily on periods prior to the nineteenth century, in dialogue with other disciplines, including archaeology, philology, anthropology, and linguistics.
It contains articles written by young scholars and specialists.
We welcome contributions in French and English.
The articles are sent to the editorial committee which realizes a first evaluation of the interest of the article, its congruence with the editorial policy of the review and its scientific quality. If the committee considers the article to be interesting, it designates two anonymous reviewers who can be members of the scientific committee or other non-member researchers. In the case of dossiers, the scientific directors of the dossier receive the article submissions and designate the anonymous reviewers who will evaluate the articles, in agreement with the editorial committee. The articles of the dossier, after a pre-selection by the directors of the dossier based on outside evaluations, are presented to the editorial committee who must accept the publication.
Afriques is an open access journal; the author retains full copyright while giving permission to the journal to publish his article. See Request online broadcasting license, Attachment down the page “Recommandations aux auteurs” (http://afriques.revues.org/558).
The author has the opportunity to file its pre-print or accepted paper and/or published in pdf in open archives, provided, however, indicate the url of publication of the original article.
The journal is composed of two main sections:
This section includes issues published on an annual basis.
The next Thematic issues to be released:
- 06 | 2015 : Africa and the Indian Ocean: exchanges and globalization (2nd millennium BC.- 19th century)
- 07 | 2016 : On administrative and legal documents in Africa
This section comprises four sub-sections, contributions may be published throughout the year.
- Fields and methods
This section promotes critical reflection about the concept of "field" in African history. These “fields” – whether they be archives, repositories of oral and written memory, anthropological or archaeological research - has to be questioned together with the methods by scholars.
- Debates and readings
Afriques wants to promote scientific debate by publishing:
reprinted articles accompanied by new commentaries
crossed viewpoints, notes inspired by personal reflections on readings
Afriques wishes to make available research materials, by editing, translating and commenting on the original documents: maps, manuscripts, visual sources, literary, audio...
Two ways you can monitor new publications in the journal :
- You can subscribe to our Newsletter and receive information about new publications.
- You can subscribe to our RSS feeds, these feeds include the titles of articles, abstracts and links to full articles.
RSS (Really simple syndication) is a technology that allows access to the content of websites without visiting sites themselves. They are reported to the right of the address of the page and displayed in the main menu on the left by this icon:
How to use RSS?
With the latest generation of browsers, it is very simple. From any page on the site, just click on the icon. A list opens, which provides a list of feeds. by choosing one of these feeds, it will move into the browser or in the online content aggregator of your choice.