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SOAS in the media Friday 27 February 2015

A round up of this week's news.

27th February 2015

Opportunity for a recent graduate to work in the university fundraising sector

Recent graduates, or students who are set to graduate this year, with at least a 2:1 in their discipline are eligible to apply for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Europe Graduate Trainee Scheme, a paid programme that provides entry-level careers in fundraising for recent graduates.

25th February 2015

SOAS karate champion narrowly misses out on gold

SOAS student Nathan Graham, BA Japanese Studies, has won silver medal in the ‘Men's Senior Kumite U60kg’ event at this year’s British Universities & College Sport Nationals (BUCS).

25th February 2015

Gurharpal Singh featured on BBC Heart and Soul

Prof Gurharpal Singh featured on BBC Heart and Soul about recent developments in Sikhism

24th February 2015

Scholarships for 2-Year MA Programmes in Language-based Area Studies

We are delighted to announce that SOAS has a scholarship fund of £250,000 to award in 2015-16 for Masters students in Language-based Area Studies, funded by the HEFCE Postgraduate Support Scheme with match-funding from SOAS.

23rd February 2015

Four new anthropologists A lively cohort of anthropologists has recently joined the Department

Four anthropologists have recently joined the department

23rd February 2015

SOAS in the media Friday 20 February 2015

A round up of this week's news.

20th February 2015

What lies beneath? Stabilising work at Senate House North Block

A process called piling is taking place to support the Senate House North Block building from the fluctuating water table.

20th February 2015

SOAS students organise disarmament workshop at UN event in Geneva

A cohort of SOAS students held a panel discussion on disarmament at a meeting of the United Nations in Geneva on Wednesday 11 February.

19th February 2015

SOAS music student receives acclaim for original composition

Philip Alexander, PhD student in SOAS’ highly regarded Department of Music, has received acclaim for an original score he and his band, Moishe’s Bagel, composed to accompany a 1930s Soviet propaganda film ‘Salt for Svanetia.’

19th February 2015

Update on the Christian Community in Iraq

A recent update on the situation of the Christian community in Iraq, especially among internally displaced persons (IDPs).

16th February 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Emergence of Theravada Buddhism in Cambodia: Southeast Asian Perspectives

CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘The Emergence of Theravada Buddhism in Cambodia: Southeast Asian Perspectives.’ DEADLINE: 15 March 2015.

The Southeast Asian Art Academic Programme at SOAS invites papers for a symposium entitled ‘The Emergence of Theravada Buddhism in Cambodia: Southeast Asian Perspectives’ on July 3 2015. Abstracts of 150-200 words, as well as questions and expressions of interest, should be sent to: sg74@soas.ac.uk and at50@soas.ac.uk. 

16th February 2015

Dr. Michael Buehler interview with Sky News

Dr. Michael Buehler explained the local roots of the conflict in the Southern Phillippines between police and Islamist forces.

16th February 2015

Dr. Michael Buehler discusses Anwar Ibrahim in Malaysia

Dr. Michael Buehler discusses Anwar Ibrahim on Voice of America news.

16th February 2015

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