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Spring is in the air and it is Carnival season. Todays show has the normal global mix-up plus a little Brazilian carnival celebration from new to old, folkloric to hip-hop.

World pop, jazz, cabaret, and spoken-word are the signatures of Chico Chica, the accomplished & quirky British trio, guesting on this A World In London! Plus new CDs in from Mor Karbasi, Javier Limon, Kronos Quartet, Yaabafunk, and Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars!!
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Companies operating in Africa are making concerted efforts to ‘re-brand’ the image of the continent, seeking to capitalize on the continent’s demographic and economic boom. Negative perceptions and stereotypes of Africa have a direct impact on their ability to attract investment capital.

Anthropology Beyond Academia

Thinking about Life Beyond University? Studying Anthropology? Listen to six anthropology graduates speak about their experiences ‘beyond academia’, in anthropology.

At SOAS, we love our ‘study showdowns’ as we call them. Bring us a good anime or manga and two opposing perspectives and watch us bake them, inside out that is. In this class, Zach and Jeanne take centre-stage with our ‘Shingeki no Kyojin Showdown’ as Anthea and Kash try to play referee. CAUTION: MASSIVE SPOILERS

This edition of CWCLDN exceptionally welcomes the independent Japanese anime and film creative Keiichi Hara to the studio, who visited London earlier this year for Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2014.

Mokoomba from Zimbabwe were warmly welcomed back at A World In London. Flying in from gigs in Australia & New Zealand this young band gave us an exclusive preview of their second album and some delightful 4-part a cappella harmonies.

On 3rd of March, David Hammond gave a lecture about the challenges of promoting and protecting human rights in post-revolution Libya. He also spoke about the development of new rules on the use of force and human rights at sea, in relation to maritime piracy. David Hammond, a barrister, serves as UK Counsel to the Libyan National Council for Civil Liberties and Human Rights and has visited Libya to advise on underpinning its government’s proposed Rule of Law with the provision of Human Rights legislation.

Another eclectic Movimientos show packed with Latin beats from across the Latin American continent and beyond with a Colombia focus to start the show and then taking in everything from Cumbia to Mambo style Baile Funk, Hip Hop, Cuban fusion, more Brazilian music, an exclusive from the now Barcelona based Peyoti For President and a kind of Salsa Drum 'n' Bass from La Sra. Tomasa who come to the UK in the middle of April.

The second class of SOAS is a tribute... to the master animator Hayao Miyazaki. He might not have won the Oscars for his final film before retirement, but he has won our hearts. Yeng joins Anthea, Jeanne, Kash and Rice in a special dedication to this very special animator.

A team from the Royal Veterinary College, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and their partners have been awarded a grant to study the relationship between livestock value chains and nutritional status of women and children.

Anna Marry of LIDC talks to the researchers involved in the project:
Dr. Paula Dominguez-Salas, Postdoctoral Researcher in Nutrition at the Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics and Public Health Group at RVC
Dr. Barbara Haesler, Lecturer in Agrihealth at RVC
Dr. Elaine Ferguson, Senior Lecturer at LSHTM

Fusing tango with pop & jazz, the 3 Argentinas are a refreshing and talented trio lighting up London’s music scene. Performing soul-touching songs from their debut CD, La Estrella, hear them live on this A World In London and see them at Water Rats, Kings Cross on April 13th! Plus new albums from Seun Kuti, Toumani Diabate, and Amira Kheir!

The first show of 2014 and we have invited the guest in the studio. Mao Yamada who is the busiest session bassist in London talks about music, life and recent activity.


MADERA VERDE, Chief Rocker at the School Of Permanent Optimism, celebrates 150 shows with an extra joyful musical maelstrom... all the shows are archived on www.soasradio.org, so technically, you could listen to him constantly for just under 7 days, stat fans!

Virtuoso guitarist & gifted composer Eduardo Niebla live in concert with Carl Herring on this A World In London!

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