Walter Rodney’s “How Europe underdeveloped Africa”

SOAS, University of London

SOAS and UCL scholars are getting together to discuss the book "How Europe underdeveloped Africa" in Central London. The book is an exploration of how European colonialism and exploitation shaped African economies. Rodney digs into the historical roots of underdevelopment, shedding light on the impact of the slave trade, colonial rule, and economic exploitation. The …

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Piña Coladas and Poverty Myths with Ha-Joon Chang

SOAS University of London

Drawing from his latest book, Edible Economics, Ha-Joon Chang discusses the misconceptions of poverty in the Global South using the analogy of coconuts and pina coladas. Join us for a much-needed lecture, difficult questions and informal drinks!