RAS Events

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
    Mobilising Through Messaging: Democracy and the Digital Space in Kenya ASAUK 2017 Mary Kingsley Zochonis Lecture delivered by Dr... more
Fri, 27/10/2017 - 9:00am to Sun, 05/11/2017 - 11:00pm
SAVE THE DATES!   Film Africa is Royal African Society annual festival celebrating the best African cinema from across the continent... more

African Arguments

Tuesday, 3 October 2017 - 3:51pm
Kenya’s political discourse takes place in... more
Tuesday, 3 October 2017 - 10:44am
Who are the Popular Forces of Burundi?  Burundian... more

RAS News

Thursday, 28 September 2017
A message from the Chair, Zeinab Badawi After a remarkable 12 years at the helm of the Royal African Society, Richard Dowden will step down as... more

Richard Dowden's Blog

Thursday, 21 September 2017
Written by Richard Dowden
Kgalema Motlanthe should be basking in the glow of a well-lived life. Born in 1949 his youth was dominated by the steady advance of apartheid in South Africa. He talks slowly, describing the 1950s carefully without exaggeration or anger. His father was a social activist in Alexandra Township, the... more

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