Cahiers africains

  • Series of works jointly published by the Royal Museum for Central Africa and L'Harmattan in Paris.
  • Peer-reviewed works.
  • Publications on political and social changes in Africa, particularly DR Congo, Rwanda, and Burundi.
  • Descriptive narrations of events, raw documents, timelines, biographies of major figures, and bibliographies.
  • Analysis of the evolution of Belgo-African relations.
  • This series succeeds the Cahiers du CEDAF (1971-1992) and has been published regularly since 1993.
  • In French only.


> Scope of the ‘Cahiers africains’ series (pdf, 42 Kb, in French)


> Consult the list of ‘Cahiers africains’



Do you wish to submit a book to this series?

> Instructions for submitting an article to ‘Cahiers africains’ (pdf, 12 Kb, in French)


Conjonctures de l’Afrique centrale

This ‘Cahiers africains’ sub-series offers in-depth analysis of certain current trends in the political, economic, and social life of Central Africa.

Articles are in either French or English.

It is published every year by the Centre belge de Référence pour l’Expertise sur l’Afrique centrale (CRE-AC aisbl), the Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB) of the University of Antwerp, and the Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA), in collaboration with the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL).

Each volume is presented to the Belgian Parliament upon its release.

> Consult the ‘Conjonctures’ on the CRE-AC site 

> Instructions for authors (pdf, 1,9 Mb, in French)


Conjonctures de l'Afrique centrale 2021

> more info and video presentation of the chapters


Conjonctures de l'Afrique centrale 2020

> more info and video presentation of the chapters