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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. [currently not in operation]


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.