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Membership benefits include:

  • Taking part in our meetings, launches and receptions;
  • Receiving quarterly issues of African Affairs;
  • Support the work of the society.

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The RAS publishes a number of influential publications focused on academia, business, culture and politics. Our publications include: 

African Affairs, the most highly ranked academic journal in the field of African studies

African Arguments Online is a multi-blogging site that covers unfolding, contemporary African events, and develops debates on issues of central importance to an ever-changing continent. 

What's On Africa, an event listings, culture, business and development blog focused on the UK and many African cities. 


Africa APPG Reports covering various policy issues of relevance to both UK and African Governments complete with policy suggestions and reccomendations from the Africa APPG.