RAS News

The RAS News blog features news on our latest activities and selected content from African Arguments Online

Thursday, 11 October 2012
  Film Africa, the UK’s largest festival of African cinema and culture, is back in November 2012 with 10 days of more than 70 amazing African films, 35 leading filmmakers offering Q&As, free professional workshops, and nine African music nights. After the huge success of Film Africa 2011, this year’s festival is even bigger and better, with a whole range of new exciting... more
Saturday, 8 September 2012
  Samson Bezabeh, an Ethiopian PhD student at the University of Bergen in Norway is the winner of the 2012 African Author Prize from African Affairs, the leading peer reviewed journal of African Studies. The Prize is awarded biennially to recognize excellent African scholarship in African institutions and overseas.   The awarding committee included Richard Dowden (Director... more