SOAS University of London

Department of the History of Art and Archaeology, School of Arts

Mr David Malik

  • Teaching
  • Research



  • Introduction to the Art and Archaeology of Africa (BA)
  • Themes in the Art and Archaeology of Africa (BA)
  • Research Skills (MPhil)


African art; African visual cultures; contemporary urban arts in Sierra Leone; masquerade; long standing art traditions of Western and Central Africa; various approaches to ‘popular’ urban arts and its interrelations to local, regional, and global ideas and practices; African diaspora; post-colonial critiques of museum representations & exhibition practices; history and theory of collecting.