SOAS University of London

Centre of African Studies

Ms Angelica Baschiera

BA (Swahili and History, IUO, Italy), MA (African Studies, SOAS)
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Angelica Baschiera
Research and Enterprise at SOAS

Centres and Institutes Manager

Centres and Institutes Office

Manager, Centres and Institutes

Centre of African Studies

Manager, Centres and Institutes

Ms Angelica Baschiera
Email address:
020 7898 4370
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
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Angelica Baschiera academic expertise is on the study of Swahili manuscripts from an historical perspective. She was previously Research assistant on the Swahili manuscripts project at SOAS and currently the keeper of the SOAS Swahili mss collections. Over the past 10 years she has managed the Centre of African studies overall multi-disciplinary activities and has expanded her expertise on Governance related issues thanks to the Mo Ibrahim foundation ‘Governance in Africa Initiative’ run at the Centre since 2007. More recently, she has developed links and activities in the field of contemporary African arts. Ms Baschiera advises academics/students/visiting scholars/businesses/creative industries on a range of issues relating to African studies.


Swahili manuscripts studies



Baschiera, Angelica and Marten, Lutz (2014) 'Rare Swahili manuscripts at SOAS'. The Middle East in London, (10) 5, pp 17-17.


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