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ASAUK membership is shared with our sister organisation the Royal Africa Society (RAS) by taking up ASAUK membership, aside from receiving the African Affairs journal and the ASAUK newsletter, you automatically become an RAS member.  This enables you to have access to the wider activities of the RAS such as the Africa Writes and Film Africa events and their blog African Arguments.


There are a range of ASAUK-RAS membership options that are set out below. Most ASAUK members pay the full membership, £85 subscription annually, whilst students are encouraged to take up the £40 student membership option. There are other categories as listed below and on the RAS page there are further RAS-focused options. In the biennial conference year full ASAUK members, and those with student RAS membership, will be entitled to a discounted conference fee. Full members also.


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Joint annual membership of the Royal African Society and the African Studies Association of the UK (ASAUK), including free subscription to African Affairs, free or priority access to our events, networking opportunities and much more.



Enjoy our annual membership and accompanying benefits at a reduced student rate. N.B. Applications for student membership will require confirmation of your full-time student status from your university or college.



As a friend of the Royal African Society, you will enjoy the full range of membership benefits whilst also supporting our core charitable work. Perfect for those who share our values and vision.



For those who are real advocates of the Royal African Society and ASAUK and want to support our charitable work for years to come.