Somalilandsun-The Anglo-Somali Society invites you to discussions a meeting to be held at the YMCA Indian student hostel, 41 Fitzroy Square, London W1T6AQ on Wednesday 22 February 2017
During the meeting participants shall have the opportunity to brainstorm the pre and post colonial era history and subsequent birth of the Somalia republic
5.30pm for 6pm at the YMCA Indian Student Hostel, 41 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 6AQ
The nearest underground stations are Great Portland Street, Warren Street, and Euston. The venue is the upstairs conference room. The halal supper costs £8, paid in advance. Tickets will be posted to you on receipt of the slip below. The additional charge of £2 will go towards the hire of the room.
5.30 – 6.00 pm Arrival in Conference Room
6.00 – 6.10 pm AGM Chaired by the President, Dr. Yusuf Omar Ali
Agenda 1. Chairman’s Report. 2. Treasurer’s Report.
3. Council elections.
Proposals for new council members, chairperson, and vice-chairperson (with their prior agreement) and names of volunteers should reach the Hon. Sec. Dr. Susan Sills by 8 Feb. 2016. The names of all the present Council Members and Officers can be found inside the back cover of the Autumn 2016 Journal.
4. Any other business. 5. Date of next AGM: Wednesday 21 February 2018.
6.10pm A Reconstruction of the Somali Peninsula in the late-/post-Colonial era through Oral Sources with Haroun Mahmud a history undergraduate at King’s College, University of Cambridge
[see Journal I60 p1]. Maku xusuusiyaa waxaad xusuusan tahay?
[Should I remind you of that which you already remember?]
The Birth and Early Days of the Somali Republic with Mohamed Ingiriis , a challenging political commentator and PhD student at the University of Oxford. His 382-page book ‘The Suicidal State in Somalia’ was published in 2016. [See Journal I60 p66 and I58 p10].
Cost per head (supper and towards hire of hall) will be £10.00 (£8.00 for students/unwaged).
Admission by supper ticket bought in advance (see slip below)
For more details visit www.anglosomalisociety.org.uk