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University of Chichester: History of Africa and the African Diaspora

Institution University of Chichester View institution profile
Department Humanities - History and Politics
Telephone 01243 816002
Study type Taught


Become a specialist historian in the field of African history and the African Diaspora history and the African Diaspora The MRes in the History of Africa and the African Diaspora is a unique and exciting programme, and the first of its kind to be delivered completely online.

You will explore the historical relationships between Africa and its diaspora in the modern period by conducting your own supervised research in this important field.

You will be encouraged to critically re-evaluate existing narratives that have marginalised the study of the African diaspora, especially in Britain, and often totally separated the history of Africa from that of its diaspora.

On this course you will: - Study a unique and rewarding subject matter, exploring the historical relationships between Africa and its diaspora in the modern period.

  • Develop into a specialist historian with the ability to carry out your own supervised research, whilst honing your analytical and written skills. Many of our students go on to do a MPhil/PhD research degree.

  • Learn directly by the only professor of the History of Africa and the African diaspora in Britain, Professor Hakim Adi, a leading internationally recognised scholar in the field.

  • Study from anywhere in the world as it is delivered completely online.

Masters in Research (MRes)

University of Chichester



The University of Chichester is situated in the beautiful county of West Sussex. Our heritage dates back to the 19th Century, when Bishop Otter College was established in 1839. Previously a teaching college, Chichester then became a university.

The University has two campuses, Bishop Otter Campus in Chichester which is a 10-minute walk from the city centre, and the Bognor Regis Campus which is located 915 steps from an award-winning beach. Both campuses have excellent public transport links. Our campuses host buildings that are both historic and modern, specialist and technologically innovative, all set in beautifully tended …

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