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SOAS scholar addresses Colombian government on peace and justice processes

Dr Phil Clark, Reader in Comparative and International Politics, recently addressed the Colombian government on lessons learned from peace and justice processes in central Africa. Dr Clark was invited to give advice in the context of the current peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC rebels taking place in Havana, Cuba.

15th October 2014

Eminent Asian art scholar Dr Pratapaditya Pal speaking at SOAS during Asian Art in London

In a rare appearance, the world’s foremost specialist in the arts of India, the Himalayas and South East Asia, Dr Pratapaditya Pal, will give a lecture at SOAS, University of London on 5 November 2014.

15th October 2014

SOAS to host workshop in Bangkok on preserving indigenous languages

SOAS, University of London will host a workshop entitled ‘Documenting and preserving indigenous languages: principles, practices and tools’ in Bangkok, Thailand from 8-14 February 2015. The workshop has been organised in collaboration with Mahidol University, based in Bangkok, and is being funded by the British Council.

14th October 2014

Photo of Omar Salha SOAS student and founder of Ramadan Tent Project to play his part in 3rd Turkish Arab Youth Congress

SOAS PhD Nohoudh Scholar, and founder of Ramadan Tent Project, Omar Salha has been a part of the organising team for the upcoming 3rd Turkish Arab Youth Congress, which will take place in Istanbul from 24-26 October 2014.

14th October 2014

Former SOAS student postponed studies to run for Presidency of Somalia’s semi-autonomous enclave Puntland

Earlier this year, Abdi-Wali Gurey, a former part-time PhD student in Politics and International Relations at SOAS, put his studies on hold in order to return to his homeland of Somalia and run for the Presidency of Puntland, a semi-autonomous enclave of the war-torn country.

14th October 2014

SOAS’ autumn Concert Series begins

The Department of Music at SOAS, University of London, the largest and leading centre in Europe for the study of world music, has announced dates for its hugely popular Concert Series 2014-15.

14th October 2014

SOAS in the media Friday 10 October

A round up of this week's of news

10th October 2014

SOAS South Asia Institute pays tribute to 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winners

The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 was awarded jointly to children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education".

10th October 2014

Call for notes: The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language Volume VI

The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language is seeking short pieces ('notes') for inclusion in Volume VI.

10th October 2014

Top scores for SOAS subjects in Times & Sunday Times League Table 2015

SOAS, University of London scores highly in The Times & Sunday Times University League Table 2015 with nearly all subjects ranked in the top 25 in the UK.

9th October 2014

Invitation to contribute: Postgraduate study in the United Kingdom - Surviving and succeeding

Postgraduate students are invited to contribute to an edited book written for prospective and current graduate students by a mix of graduate students and those who have recently completed their doctorate.

9th October 2014

Call for editors: The SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research

The Doctoral School and the Research Students’ Association are pleased to announce openings for a new editorial board of the SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research.

9th October 2014

Announcement: UKCLA Public Law PhD Group

The UK Constitutional Law Association have announced the establishment of the UKCLA Public Law PhD Group.

8th October 2014

SOAS alumnus appointed as new Governor of the Reserve Bank of South Africa

SOAS alumnus Lesetja Kganyago has been has been appointed as the next governor of the South African Reserve Bank

8th October 2014

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