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Tue, 23/05/2017 -
5:45pm to 9:00pm
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Wed, 24/05/2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
  Date & Time: Wednesday 24th May, 19:00 - 20:30   Venue: Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street,... more

African Arguments

Monday, 22 May 2017 - 10:13am
Somaliland’s Foreign Minister talks about... more
Friday, 19 May 2017 - 11:36am
On the road to Liberia‘s capital Monrovia... more

RAS News

Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Richard Dowden is to retire as the Executive Director of the Royal African Society (RAS) after more than 15 years leading the organisation. He... more

Richard Dowden's Blog

Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Written by Richard Dowden
During the 1960s and 1970s, the exiled African National Congress was a sad organisation. At anti-apartheid meetings, its representatives gave dreary speeches heavily accented with Marxist revolutionary language. They always moved in groups and, as a journalist, I found it difficult to get to anyone... more

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