SOAS University of London

Black History Month

Black History Month

Black History Month is held every October in the United Kingdom. The aims are to promote knowledge of black history and experience; circulate information on positive black contributions to British Society; and heighten the confidence and awareness of black people in their cultural heritage.

SOAS is celebrating Black History Month with a varied programme of events.

SOAS Student Union

SOAS SU has put together an amazing programme of activities to celebrate Black History Month with a range of events from film screenings to talks and open forums. These events aim to celebrate literary excellence, poetry, music, films and address contemporary issues. For further details about the events, please visit SOAS SU Facebook Page.

Centre for African Studies:

The University of London's Centre of African Studies is the largest centre of expertise on Africa outside Africa. Founded in 1965 at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) where its administration is still based, the Centre has since 1991 assumed formal responsibility for co-ordinating, stimulating and promoting interdisciplinary study, research and discussion on Africa within the University; and promoting a wider awareness of African issues. 

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