RAS Events

Tue, 24/04/2018 - 7:15pm to 9:00pm
Date & Time: Tuesday 24 April 2018, 19:15 – 21:00, followed by a reception Venue: Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, Russell Square,... more
Fri, 29/06/2018 - 6:00pm to Sun, 01/07/2018 - 9:00pm
    Africa Writes 2018 Date: Friday 29 June – Sunday 1 July 2018 Venue: British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1... more

African Arguments

Thursday, 19 April 2018 - 11:29am
Years after Burkinabé citizens overthrew a... more
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 - 10:42am
The kings told a story. Meles told a story. Abiy... more

RAS News

Thursday, 19 April 2018
  This week the UK hosted the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, with various activities for 53 Commonwealth member... more

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Director's Blog

Monday, 16 April 2018
Written by Nicholas Westcott
Commonwealth Heads of State and Government meet in London this week. Of the 53 members of the Commonwealth, 19 are African, the largest single group. There are of course historical reasons for this. But it is striking that the two newest members of the organisation (leaving aside welcome re-joiners... more