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African Minds

African Minds is an open access, not-for-profit, publisher of scholarly books. African Minds publishes predominantly in the social sciences and its authors are typically African academics or those with a close affinity with the continent. African Minds offers innovative approaches to those frustrated by a lack of support from traditional publishers. At African Minds the emphasis is less on the commercial viability of publications than on fostering access, openness and debate in the pursuit of growing and deepening the African knowledge base.

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African Minds

 

Publishing when it matters

 

African Minds is a not-for-profit, open access publisher based in Cape Town, South Africa. We publish predominantly in the social sciences and our authors are typically African academics and thinkers, as well as international academics who have a close affinity with the continent. We offer a new publishing channel to authors frustrated by a lack of support from traditional book publishers as well as with publishing’s anachronistic and lengthy approach to making knowledge available. African Minds is therefore not a traditional, commercial publisher. Our emphasis is less on the commercial viability of our publications than on fostering access, openness and debate in the pursuit of growing and deepening the African knowledge base. Visit our website here: https://www.africanminds.co.za/

 

 

Français

 

African Minds est un éditeur à but non-lucratif, publiant en libre accès, basé au Cap, en Afrique du Sud. Nous publions principalement dans le domaine des sciences sociales et nos auteurs sont généralement des universitaires et des penseurs africains, ainsi que des universitaires internationaux qui ont une affinité étroite avec le continent. Nous offrons un nouveau canal d’édition aux auteurs frustrés par le manque de soutien ainsi que par l’approche anachronique et trop lente de la part des éditeurs traditionnels.

African Minds n’est donc pas un éditeur commercial traditionnel. Nous mettons moins l’accent sur la viabilité commerciale de nos publications que sur la promotion de l’accès, de l’ouverture et du débat en vue de développer et d’approfondir la base de connaissances africaine.

 

 

Português

 

A African Minds é uma editora de livre acesso, sem fins lucrativos com sede em Cape Town, África do Sul. Publicamos predominantemente na área das ciências sociais e os nossos autores são tipicamente académicos e pensadores africanos, bem como académicos internacionais que têm uma estreita afinidade com o continente. Oferecemos um novo canal de publicação para autores desapontados pela falta de apoio das editoras tradicionais ou pela sua abordagem anacrónica, bem como com a abordagem anacrônica e morosa de publicação de modo a tornar o conhecimento disponível. A African Minds não é portanto, uma editora comercial tradicional. Priorizamos mais a promoção do acesso, abertura e debate na busca de crescimento e aprofundamento das bases do conhecimento Africano do que a viabilidade comercial das publicações.

 

 

Editorial board

 

The African Minds editorial board consists of independent scholars who are experts in their respective disciplines. Members of the editorial board assist African Minds in the review of publishing proposals and manuscripts. Their input and guidance is invaluable in ensuring the quality and relevance of the growing list of open access monographs and edited collections published by African Minds.

 

African Minds editorial board

 

 

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