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CIMEL hosts launch of CIHRS Research Programme

In September 2014, Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (CIMEL) hosted the launch of a new research programme of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies.

2nd October 2014

Football Beyond Borders part of Evening Standard’s London United project

Football Beyond Borders (FBB), a non-profit organisation set up by a former SOAS student has been chosen along with 17 other London-based charities to take part in the Evening Standard’s ambitious London United campaign.

1st October 2014

SOAS scholar to co-lead research on health and sustainability aspects of palm oil in project funded by Wellcome Trust

Bhavani Shankar, Professor of International Food, Agriculture and Health at SOAS, University of London has secured a grant from the Wellcome Trust to co-lead a pilot research project on health and sustainability aspects of palm oil.

30th September 2014

SOAS in the media Friday 26 September 2014

A round up of this week's news.

26th September 2014

Applications Open: Max Weber Programme

Applications are now open for the Max Weber Programme at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy.

25th September 2014

MBI Al Jaber Foundation launches lecture series on the Middle East

Series promoting the cultural heritage and diversity of the Middle East to be held at the MBI Al Jaber Building, LMEI, Russell Square.

25th September 2014

British Council Workshop on Environmental History: Call for Applications

Dr. Beatrice Penati (Nazarbayev University) and Prof. David Moon (York University, UK) invite applications from EARLY-CAREER SCHOLARS to take part in a Workshop on Kazakhstan’s Environmental Challenges in a Eurasian and Global Perspective

25th September 2014

Trevor Marchand SOAS academic awarded the 2014 Rivers Memorial Medal

Trevor Marchand, Professor of Social Anthropology, has been awarded the 2014 Rivers Memorial Medal by the Royal Anthropological Institute. Professor Marchand received the Medal at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting held in the Clore Auditorium of the British Museum on Friday 12 September.

25th September 2014

mashood UN appointment image SOAS scholar to present report on Sudan at UN Human Rights Council

Mashood Baderin, Professor of Law at SOAS, University of London will be speaking at the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in his role as the UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan.

24th September 2014

SOAS graduate uses baking to empower marginalised women in Kenya

SOAS, University of London graduate Maggie Muthama is using her passion for baking to help marginalised women in Kenya engage with social economics.

23rd September 2014

Maro SOAS’ rising rugby star

You may not be aware, but there is a rising talent of the domestic and international rugby scene in your midst.

22nd September 2014

Maro SOAS student is a rising star of the international rugby scene

A student at SOAS currently reading for a degree in Politics is also creating waves in the rugby world, having recently captained the England under 20 team to an emphatic victory in the IRB Junior World Championship in June.

22nd September 2014

SOAS in the media 19 September 2014

A round up of this week's news.

19th September 2014

SOAS to host seminars on ISIS and ‘caliphate’ this month

SOAS, University of London will be hosting events on the latest crises in the Middle East, ISIS and the meaning of 'caliphate'. Leading scholars specialising on the Middle East across disciplines such as politics, history and gender studies will examine the historical roots of ‘caliphate’ in the region and critically address its ramifications for the region and the world at large this month.

19th September 2014

Laleh Khalili ESRC Grant

Laleh Khalili, Professor of Middle East Politics has secured £633,870 from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to explore the development of cities, infrastructures, ports and transport in the Middle East and Gulf states. Military Mobilities and Mobilising Movements in the Middle East will examine the role of war, trade and commerce, and struggles over citizenship and labour rights in the making of ports, transport infrastructure, and shipping in the Middle East. 

19th September 2014

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