SOAS University of London

Centre of African Studies

Contact Details

Office address

Room B404/5, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

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SOAS operator

SOAS tel: (+44) (0)20 7637 2388
SOAS fax: (+44) (0)20 7436 3844


The administration of the Centre is handled by a Chairperson, elected from the Centre members, whose term of office runs for three years. The Centre is supported by the Centres and Institutes Office. The Chairperson is assisted by a Management Committee, representative of the disciplines and institutions which constitute the Centre, that meets once a term.


Angelica Baschiera (CAS/SOAS)


Dr Wayne Dooling (SOAS)

Management Committee:
  • Professor Fareda Banda (SOAS)
  • Professor Christopher Cramer (SOAS)
  • Mr Paul Asquith (AFFORD-UK)
  • Dr Nicholas Westcott (Director, RAS)
  • Ms Stephanie Kitchen (IAI)
  • Dr Emilia Onyema (SOAS)
  • Dr Marie Rodet (SOAS)
  • Dr Michael Jennings (SOAS) 
  • Professor Stephen Chan (SOAS)
  • Dr Marloes Janson (SOAS)
  • Professor Mashood Baderin (SOAS)
  • Dr Lindiwe Dovey (SOAS)
  • Dr Lucy Duran (SOAS)