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We are based at SOAS, University of London.

Royal African Society, SOAS, 21 Russell Square London WC1B 5EA

+44 (0)207 074 5176

General Enquiries

For General Enquiries, please send an email to or get in touch via the contact form below

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

African Arguments

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

African Affairs

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

Policy & Advocacy

For policy and advocacy related matters contact Henrietta Bailey on

Africa All Party Parliamentary Group

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

Africa Writes

For Africa Writes, please contact Marcelle Mateki Akita on

Public and Corporate Events

For Public and Corporate Events, please contact Hoda Dahir on

Film Africa

For Film Africa, please contact