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Africanists in the Nordic Countries
"A database of approximately 250 researchers on Africa
in the Nordic countries in the social sciences and humanities." The Nordic Africa Institute / Nordiska Afrikainstitutet provides and manages the database. http://www.nai.uu.se/research/africanists/
Africaserver
In English and Dutch. Its Africans in Holland is a directory to "locate African expertise and African entrepreneurs in the Netherlands."  "How to find Ethiopian restaurants, African journalists, a Nigerian consultant, an Eritrean travel agent, a Somali scientist, a Congolese choir, a Gambian artist, a Moroccon organisation or a Ghanaian fashion designer?" http://www.africaserver.nl
American Historical Association
The American Historical Association, the main scholarly association for U.S. historians provides a Directory of History Departments and Organizations (for AHA members only). http://www.historians.org/
Connecting Africa
Find experts in African Studies. "the web portal for African Studies in the Netherlands." http://www.connecting-africa.net/
African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP)
Has a Members directory. http://afsaap.org.au/members/
Columbia University - Directory of Scholars of Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia
http://amesa.cul.columbia.edu/
Finding email addresses from a discussion list which uses the Listserv program.
Use the Review command with any discussion list you belong to to find the email addresses of those on the list. If there are many people on the list, you will receive back a very long email message however.

Send email to the listserv address, that is, the address used to subscribe and unsubscribe. For ex. you would send email to: listserv@listserv.xxx.xx.edu

Do not send it to the discussion list's address, that is, do not send it to: AfricanList@listserv.xxx.xx.edu
Leave the Subject area blank.
In the Message area put: review NameOfTheList
For ex. - review AfricanList
Finding email addresses from a discussion list which uses the Majordomo program.
Use the Who command with any discussion list you belong to to find the email addresses of those on the list. If there are many people on the list, you will receive back a very long email message however.

Send email to the Majordomo address, that is, the address used to subscribe and unsubscribe. For ex. you would send email to: majordomo@list.xxx.xx.edu

Do not send it to the discussion list's address, that is, do not send it to: AfricanList@list.xxx.xx.edu
Leave the Subject area blank.
In the Message area put: who NameOfTheList
For ex. - who AfricanList
Ilissafrica, Internet Library. Sub-Saharan Africa - Database of German Junior Researchers
In German, English, French. Maintained by the Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg (University Library Frankfurt/Main, Germany) and the GIGA Information Centre (German Institute of Global and Area Studies) : Bibliothèque Afrique (Hamburg, Germany). Online catalog of their library holdings and the African Studies Centre, Leiden library. Includes Internet Resources and the Database (in German) of German Junior Researchers in the African Studies. [KF] http://www.ilissafrica.de/
Mande Studies Association
"The Mande Studies Association is a multidisplinary group with interests in the Mande region of West Africa." Has a members directory. http://www.mandestudies.org/
National Research Foundation (South Africa) - Nexus
Their Nexus Database includes Research Projects, forthcoming Conferences, etc. http://nexus.nrf.ac.za/
University of California, Los Angeles - African Languages Directory, AFLANG
Directory of UC faculty with expertise in African languages. http://aflang.humnet.ucla.edu/
Worldwide Email Directory of Anthropologists, WEDA
Keyword searchable database of anthropologists and other scholars in the physical and social sciences, as well as the humanities. Includes art historians, linguists, archaeologists, organizations, journals, laboratories, electronic databases. Has links to other directories. Maintained by Hugh Jarvis. http://wings.buffalo.edu/WEDA/



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