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This is an image of a line of young black people singing in a room with plain walls and two windows in the background. Most of the young people have their arms stretched out in front of them with raised palms. Two of them have their arms crossed across their chests.  The image is linked to a September Poem Poster.

LUCAS members undertake cutting-edge and impactful research in African studies, funded by external research funding bodies such as AHRC, ESRC, the British Academy, and the European Union. Much of this research is inter- and transdisciplinary, is carried out in collaboration with African-based academics and institutions, and develops innovative ways of achieving societal impact together with local partners.

Please check out the pages on the left of this screen, for an overview of recent and current research projects LUCAS members are involved in.