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Centre of African Studies Igbo Conference

Each year, the Centre of African Studies based at SOAS facilitates the Igbo Conference. The aim of the  Igbo Conference is to encourage and promote Igbo Studies in the UK. Whilst there are limited Igbo Language and Cultural studies available in British Universities, the Igbo Conference seeks to provide a forum for intellectual and cultural exchange between scholars, students and members of the community.

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Forthcoming Events

50 Years of 'Arrow of God', 100 Years of Nigeria: A Celebration and an Inquest

Wangui wa Goro, Oladipo Agboluaje, Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe, Mpalive Msiska Nana Ayebia, Kwadwo Osei-Nyame Jnr, Louisa Uchum Egbunike

The organisers of the Igbo Conference in association with CAS will host in the 'Arrow of God' Symposium, which marks the 50th anniversary of the  publication of Chinua Achebe’s novel, Arrow of God which Achebe described as 'the novel which I am most likely to be caught sitting down to read again.'

4 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Djam Lecture Theatre, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM