RAS Events

Thu, 04/05/2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Date & Time: Thursday 4th May 2017, 19:00 - 20:30 Venue: Djam Lecture Theatre, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG An evening of... more
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

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - 1:08pm
A few years back, it was said that Africa’s... more
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - 10:19am
Human rights defender and imam, Baba Leigh, was... more

RAS News

Wednesday, 8 March 2017
Want to see your film on the big screen?   Submissions for Film Africa 2017 are now open!   Film Africa is The Royal... 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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