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20
Oct

Black History Month 2017 Part 2 – The Scramble for Africa

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Part 2 of our series on Colonialism in Africa, we will be focusing on Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganada, Madagascar and Burundi

Several events will be coming up during this month, so keep an eye out for:

  • BHM Karaoke (Stags’) – 19 October
  • Caribbean Curry and Quiz at WSA (WSA Cafe)– 24 October
  • Debate: Building The Black Lives Matter Movement And Its Importance (Nuffield 06/1081)– 25 October

Ethiopia

Ethiopia was one of 2 African countries to have never been colonized, but was occupied by Italy for a short period in 1936. Under the Reign of Emperor Menelik II, the Italians signed the … Read the rest

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19
Oct

Black History Month 2017 – The Scramble for Africa

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October is Black History Month and a time to reflect on history: a history from which we can take pride, learn from and sometimes avoid repeating it’s mistakes.

Several events will be coming up during this month, so keep an eye out for:

  • BHM Karaoke (Stags’) – 19 October
  • Caribbean Curry and Quiz at WSA (WSA Cafe)– 24 October
  • Debate: Building The Black Lives Matter Movement And Its Importance (Nuffield 06/1081)– 25 October

During this month, the Union and student societies are leading a campaign on the history of Colonialism in Africa. We will be focusing on African nations  which … Read the rest

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14
Nov

Society Spotlight: Meet Friends of MSF

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Friends of MSF is a student society that supports the work of Médecins Sans Frontières . We recently spoke to Tara, the President of the society, to find out more about what it does and how you can get involved.

How long has your group been running?

4 years.

How many members does your group have?

We have 15 committee members and over 250 non-committee members.

How often does the group meet?

We have committee meetings every 2 weeks and 1-2 events per month.

Is there a cost to be a member?

There is no cost.

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