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Deputy Minister of Education Malaysia visited SOAS, University of London

Deputy Minister of Education Malaysia visited SOAS, University of London on 17 April 2014

17th April 2014

Borobudur, Java, Indonesia ©Pia Conti Alphawood Scholarships 2014 now closed

Thank you to everyone who has expressed an interest in the Alphawood Scholarships at SOAS. There was an overwhelming response from a wide range of applicants and we received over 90 applications from 9 out of the 10 countries within the focus of the Scholarships. The successful candidates will be announced in May.

11th April 2014

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam book SOAS scholar’s work honoured by leading Middle East and North Africa publication

Dr Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Reader in Comparative Politics and International Relations at SOAS, University of London has been described as a foremost thinker and commentator on the Middle East and Muslim world by online publication Muftah.

11th April 2014

SOAS Director praises students for creating valuable language resource

Professor Paul Webley, Director of SOAS, University of London praises SOAS postgraduate students for their interactive website Language Landscape documenting and celebrating language diversity.

10th April 2014

SOAS part of new £7.2m research collaboration to develop metrics for agriculture and nutrition

New partnership wins £7.2m from Department of International Development (DFID) for five-year research project developing scientific evidence to underpin effective policies and investments in agriculture for improved nutrition and health.

10th April 2014

SOAS scholar secures ESRC/DFID funding for research on parliaments and poverty reduction in Bangladesh and Ethiopia

Dr Emma Crewe, a Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at SOAS, University of London has received a grant of £501,930 from an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) - Department for International Development (DFID) joint fund to research the role of MPs in public engagement and poverty reduction in Bangladesh and Ethiopia.

10th April 2014

SOAS holds conference on African philosophy

SOAS, University of London will be hosting its first conference to develop scholarly engagement with African Philosophy next month.

10th April 2014

SOAS in the media 10 April 2014

A round-up of SOAS in the media this week.

10th April 2014

SOAS University Challenge team wins nation’s hearts

SOAS achieved a triumphant success by reaching the semi-finals in the national competition University Challenge, broadcast on BBC Two, this year.

4th April 2014

SOAS in the media Friday 4 April

A round up of this week's news.

4th April 2014

SOAS scholar co-edits special edition of JEAS on Rwanda 20 years after genocide

Dr Phil Clark, Reader in Comparative and International Politics at SOAS, University of London has co-edited a special edition of the Journal of Eastern African Studies (JEAS) focusing on Rwanda 20 years after the genocide.

3rd April 2014

SOAS feminist scholar co-organises US event addressing feminist issues in Middle East

Nadje Al-Ali, Professor of Gender Studies at SOAS, University of London has co-organised a major workshop in the US to host a range of leading feminist scholars to explore a range of feminist issues in the Middle East.

3rd April 2014

Dr Joan Maw, scholar of Swahili languages pic Dr Joan Maw, scholar of Swahili languages

Dr Joan Maw, former lecturer in Swahili at SOAS, University of London has sadly passed away, aged 87.

3rd April 2014

Young teens ‘buddy up’ with SOAS students to learn about university life and languages

A group of SOAS, University of London students took part in the IntoUniversity Buddy programme, designed to offer young students the opportunity to work with aspirational adults at university and learn more about studying subjects at a higher level.  

3rd April 2014

SOAS student explores fashion supply chain through internship scheme

Gabrielle Powell, an MSc Development Studies student at SOAS, University of London, secured an internship with ethical fashion retailer Pants to Poverty where she had the opportunity to put her course theory into practice.

2nd April 2014

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