RAS Events

Mon, 22/01/2018 - 6:30pm to Tue, 23/01/2018 - 8:00pm
Africa in 2018: Prospects & Forecasts London: Monday 22 January 2018, SOAS Edinburgh: Tuesday 23 January 2018, University of Edinburgh... more
Sat, 03/02/2018 - 9:30am to 8:00pm
Celebrating Buchi Emecheta Date & Time: 09:30-20:00, Saturday 3 February 2018 Venue: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre &... more

African Arguments

Thursday, 9 November 2017 - 2:48pm
Nine people have been killed by vigilantes... more
Wednesday, 8 November 2017 - 2:59pm
The UK’s faith in the former VP taking over... more

RAS News

Thursday, 23 November 2017
As part of international events marking Ghana’s 60th anniversary of independence, President Nana Akufo-Addo addressed an audience at a public... more

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Director's Blog

Monday, 27 November 2017
Written by Nicholas Westcott
I arrived at the Royal African Society on 1 November from seven years working on Africa and the Middle East in Brussels. It is invigorating to make a fresh start working with the continent I know better than any except my own, and the RAS is the place to do it. My first few weeks in the job have... more