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Presentation on West African Students Union on 18 January 2011

The presentation outlines the Union’s history
12th January 2011: A presentation outlining the history of the West African Students Union is all set to be held on Tuesday, 18 January 2011, from 6pm to 7.30pm
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Dr Hakim Adi is the speaker at the `The West African Students Union – a photographic history’. The venue is Room G34, Senate House, University of London, Russell Square, London WC1E 7HU.

The Union was the most important African organisation in Britain from the 1920s to 1950s

Dr Adi (Ph. D SOAS, London University) is Reader in the History of Africa and the African Diaspora at Middlesex University, London, UK.

He is a founder member of the Black and Asian Studies Association, which he chaired for several years. He is also a member of the Mayor of London’s Commission on African and Asian Heritage.

He has appeared in several television documentaries including BBC radio programs, and has written widely on the history of the African Diaspora and Africans in Britain, including three history books for children.

It is being organised by the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, along with the Black and Asian Studies Association. Everyone is welcome. You do not have to pre-book or register. Additional information can be had from Marika Sherwood: [email protected]

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