Modern Africa



                                Modern Africa: Politics, History and Society


Editorial Board


Stephanie Rudwick - University of Hradec Králové, Leipzig University, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Executive editor

Martin Schmiedl - University of Hradec Králové

Vlastimil Fiala (Philosophical Faculty, University of Hradec Králové)
Josef Kandert (Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague)
Georg Klute (Afrikawissenschaften, University of Bayreuth)
Viera Pawliková-Vilhanová (Institute of Oriental Studies, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava)

 International Advisory Board

Jean-François Bayart - CNRS, Paris

Dmitri Bondarenko - Russian Academy of Science, Moscow

Patrick Chabal (R.I.P.) - King's College, London

Nic Cheeseman - University of Birmingham

Ajay Dubey - Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Robert Klosowicz - Jagiellonian University, Cracow

Eisei Kurimoto - University of Osaka

John Lonsdale - Trinity College, Cambridge

Birgit Meyer - University of Utrecht

Paul Nugent - University of Edinburgh

Francis Nyamnjoh - University of Cape Town

Michał Tymowski - University of Warsaw

Nicolas van de Walle - Cornell University, Ithaca

Jean-Pierre Warnier - Centre d’études africaines, Paris

Han Vermeulen

Cover Design
Pavel Týbl

General information

Modern Africa: Politics, History, and Society is a no-fee open access peer-reviewed academic journal (see ROAD and DOAJ)published by the Philosophical Faculty, University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. Published in English, the journal makes accessible original texts covering important political, social and historical themes concerning Africa. Its editorial policy encourages an interdisciplinary approach, involving the humanities and social sciences, including political studies, history, sociology, anthropology, gender studies, environmental and development studies, etc.

Modern Africa: Politics, History and Society is published twice a year. Each issue includes the following sections: Research articles, Reports, and Reviews. The journal is open access as all issues are open. It is also possible to buy the newest issue in printed version. The journal is indexed or abstracted in the European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences (ERIH Plus), Ebsco Sociology Source, Google Scholar, DOAJ or International Political Science Abstracts (on selective basis). The journal is archived at web archive of National Library of the Czech Republic ( 

ISSN 2336-3274 (Print)
ISSN 2570-7558 (Online)

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Instructions for authors

• The texts should deal with the history, politics and society of the African region.

• The texts should be either in the form of articles (papers or studies), or in the form of reviews (of books, journals or events).

• All full-length articles must be preceded by an abstract with five key words.

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