Contact Us

We are based at SOAS, University of London. Our address is:

Royal African Society, SOAS, 21 Russell Square London WC1B 5EA | Tel: +44 (0)207 074 5176


For General Enquiries, please email

For Donations and Legacies, please contact Caitlin Pearson on

Corporate Membership & Partnerships
For enquiries about corporate membership and partnerships, please contact Sheila Ruiz on

Individual Membership
For enquiries about Individual Membership, please contact Melmarie Laccay on

Press & Political Analysis Requests 
For general press queries about the RAS, or requests for media media commentary from our director, staff or from other RAS members or associates, please contact

Publications, Events & Programmes

African Affairs
For enquiries about advertising opportunities in African Affairs, our top-rated quarterly African Studies journal, please contact Linda Hann on

African Arguments
For enquiries about advertising opportunities in African Arguments, our pan-African news and analysis site, please contact James Wan on

Africa All Party Parliamentary Group
For enquiries about the All Party Parliamentary Group for Africa, contact Henrietta Bailey on

Policy & Advocacy 
For policy and advocacy related matters contact Henrietta Bailey on

Events & Festivals 

For Public and Corporate Events, please contact Hoda Dahir on

For Africa Writes, please contact Marcelle Mateki Akita on

For Film Africa, please contact


Please note: we are not able to receive unannounced visitors, so please make an appointment with the relevant staff member before visiting.