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Colin Shindler SOAS scholar presents research on Israel’s relations with the world powers

Professor Colin Shindler, Pears Senior Research Fellow in Israel Studies at SOAS, University of London has edited and provided an introduction to a new book that explores Israel’s diplomatic alliances beyond the Middle East.

30th July 2014

SOAS scholar to advise UN on social development

The expertise of Guy Standing, Professor of Development Studies at SOAS, University of London will be drawn upon to advise the UN's Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

30th July 2014

SOAS receives Indonesian Embassy funding to enhance Indonesian film and literature collections

SOAS, University of London has received a welcome donation from the Education Section of the Indonesian Embassy in London to enhance SOAS’ outstanding collection of Indonesian film and literature in the Library.

30th July 2014

The Hizbullah Phenomenon SOAS scholars address Hizbullah’s political communication in latest book

Experts from the Centre for Media Studies (CMS) at SOAS, University of London have provided a detailed historical analysis of the political communication strategies of Hizbullah, the leading political group in Lebanon, in new book.

30th July 2014

School pupils experience language tasters in Japanese and Mandarin at SOAS

On 16 July, SOAS hosted a class of year 5 students from Riversdale Primary School, Southfields on a visit organised in partnership with the education charity Mosaic.

29th July 2014

PhD candidate Hany Rashwan presents at the Royal African Society’s annual African literature and book festival, "Africa Writes 2014"

Hany Rashwan will present papers in: The Royal African Society’s annual African literature and book festival, "Africa Writes 2014"; the “14th Conference of the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media"; in “The Language of Persuasion: Linguistic Approaches to Its Theory and Practice in the Classical World"; and in the workshop of “Ancient Egyptian Language and Texts 6."

26th July 2014

Walls, Barricades, Borders, Gates: Political Negligence and the Twenty-First Century City

Working in conjunction with the Economic and Social Research Council, and Global Uncertainties, the CCLPS will host a workshop of the Citizen Academia Network (CAN) titled, "Walls, Barricades, Borders, Gates: Political Negligence and the Twenty-First Century City" to be held on September 20, 2014 at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS.

26th July 2014

CCLPS Chair, Dr. Karima Laachir and PhD Candidate Nathanael Mannone will attend "Asia and Africa Across Disciplinary and National Lines"

CCLPS Chair, Dr. Karima Laachir and PhD Candidate Nathanael Mannone will attend the Consortium for Asian and Africa Studies’ (CAAS) fifth annual symposium titled, “Asia and Africa Across Disciplinary and National Lines” to be held 3-4 October, 2014 at Columbia University.

26th July 2014

SOAS in the media 25 July 2014

A round up of this week's news.

25th July 2014

President of SOAS, Mrs Graça Machel Graça Machel to preside over SOAS Graduation Ceremonies

World-renowned humanitarian Graça Machel will address the graduation ceremonies of SOAS, University of London next week in her role as SOAS President.

25th July 2014

De-Orientalising Orientalist & Ottomanist Discourses of Istanbul’s Space. Walls, Barricades, Borders, Gates: Political Negligence and the Twenty-First-Century City

Sefik Huseyin will deliver the paper, “De-Orientalising Orientalist & Ottomanist Discourses of Istanbul’s Space. Walls, Barricades, Borders, Gates: Political Negligence and the Twenty-First-Century City” at the upcoming Citizen Academia Network (CAN) Workshop to be held in the SOAS Brunei Gallery on 20 September 2014.

25th July 2014

PhD Candidate Sara Marzagora will convene three panels at the upcoming biennial conference of the African Studies Association of the UK (ASAUK)

Sara Marzagora will be convening three panels on African history, museums and literature at the upcoming conference of the African Studies Association UK and two presentations on Ethiopian intellectual history: one at the upcoming Global Colonial Workshop and the second at the conference ‘African Thoughts on (Neo-) Colonial Worlds: Steps towards an Intellectual History of Africa.’

24th July 2014

Charles Gore (SOAS) co-curates Nigerian photography exhibition at Bonhams

Dr Charles Gore, Senior Lecturer in the History of African Art, has acted as co-curator of an exhibition of early and contemporary Nigerian photography currently on display at Bonhams, Bond Street with Ayo Adeyinka of the Tafeta Gallery.

23rd July 2014

SOAS celebrates Felix scholars with Oxford and Reading

Recipients of the prestigious Felix Scholarship from SOAS, University of London, University of Oxford and University of Reading joined SOAS scholars and staff for the annual Felix Scholars’ Reception at the SOAS Brunei Gallery last month.

23rd July 2014

Anna Contadini SOAS academic awarded the ‘Premio Vallesina’

Anna Contadini, Professor of the History of Islamic Art at SOAS, University of London has been awarded the ‘Premio Vallesina 2014’ for the category ‘Culture’.

22nd July 2014

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