Volume 3 – Issue 2

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Petr Skalník – Jack Goody (1919–2015) (Download pdf)

Ineke van Kessel – Stephen Ellis (1953–2015) (Download pdf)

EDITOR´S NOTE (Download pdf)


Getnet Tamene – Problems of Knowledge and Knowledge Production in Africa (Download pdf)

Irina Turner – A Matter of Choice? The Role of English and Isixhosa for University Graduates in their Early Careers (Download pdf)

Henry Kam Kah From Foster Care to Enslavement: What Future for Africa’s Social Security System? (Download pdf)

Primus M. Tazanu – New Media and Expectations of Social Closeness: The Mobile Phone and Narratives of “Throwing People Away” in Cameroonian Transnational Social Relationships (Download pdf)

Meron Eresso – Sacralising Cyberspace: Online Religious Activism in Ethiopia (Download pdf)


Petr Skalník – Report on the 9th International Conference on African Studies “Viva Africa” held at Prague, 22-23 October 2015 (Download pdf)

Daniel C. Bach – Africa in International Relations: The Frontier as Concept and Metaphor (Summary of the Keynote Address) (Download pdf)


Ian Taylor – Hana Horáková and Stephanie Rudwick, eds. 2014. Global Challenges and Local Reactions: Czech Republic and South Africa. Berlin: Lit Verlag. (Download pdf)

Jan Klíma – Viera Pawliková-Vilhanová. 2013. The Production of History and Culture in Africa Revisited: Problems, Methods, Sources. Studia Orientalia Monographica, Volume 4. Bratislava: Slovenská akadémia vied, Ústav orientalistiky. (Download pdf)

Getnet Tamene – Léonce Ndikumana and James K. Boyce. 2011. Africa’s Odious Debts: How Foreign Loans and Capital Flight Bled a Continent. London/New York: Zed Books. (Download pdf)

Jan Klíma – Jeremy Silvester, ed. 2015. Re-Viewing Resistance in Namibian History. Windhoek: University of Namibia. (Download pdf)

Vlastimil Fiala – Christian Thibon, Marie-Aude Fouéré, Lidred Ndeda and Susan Mwangi, eds. 2014. Kenya’s Past as Prologue: Voters, Violence and the 2013 General Election. Nairobi: Twaweza Communications. (Download pdf)


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Modern Africa: Politics, History, and Society is a journal published by the Department of Political Science in the Philosophical Faculty, University of Hradec Králové. It is a peer-reviewed academic journal published in English, which makes accessible original texts covering important political, social and historical themes concerning the continent of Africa. Its editorial policy encourages an interdisciplinary approach, involving the humanities and social sciences, including politics, history, sociology, anthropology, gender studies, enviromentalism, development studies, etc. Modern Africa: Politics, History and Society is published twice a year since 1st June, 2012. Each issue includes the following sections: Politics, History, Society, Reports, Reviews.