Adam Rodgers Johns is a freelance writer and postgraduate student in African Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Listening to African stories and reading African historians is of the utmost importance in enhancing our collective understanding of the Mau Mau conflict.
In our latest blog, our team member Adam spoke with Dr Chege Githiora, senior lecturer in Swahili at SOAS, about Mau Mau literature, non-fiction, and biography.
This September thousands of people will feel the “the uncontrollable urge to move” as they gather for the Nyege Nyege Festival on the shores of the Nile Rive.
Academic paper published in the German wide Swahili journal the Swahili Forum
The SOAS alumni column seeks to track down what the alumni are doing after they graduated from SOAS and tries to elicit crucial advice on how to survive in the “real world”. This issue we interview Dr George Lane, a SOAS graduate at every level, who continues to work at SOAS, teaching academic English and lecturing in the history department, as well as conducting research.