RAS Events

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development Date & Time: Wednesday 19 September, 18:30 – 20:00 Venue: Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS... more
Tue, 09/10/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
African women’s leadership: Breaking barriers to political participation   The Royal African Society 2018 Annual Lecture by... more

African Arguments

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 3:24pm
Crowds at the inauguration of Tanzania’s... more
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 11:44am
The trial of a former LRA commander is meant to... more

RAS News

Monday, 3 September 2018
Written by Caitlin Pearson
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3 September 2018 “The Duke of Cambridge to meet Royal African Society’s members and supporters at their Autumn... more

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Director's Blog

Monday, 27 August 2018
Written by Nicholas Westcott
On 28 August, Theresa May will pay her first visit to Africa as British Prime Minister, the first substantive visit to Africa by any British PM since 2011. This is good news, and a golden opportunity to reset Britain’s relations with the continent. But what should her message be? For one... more