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SOAS students and lector win top prizes at 15th Chinese Bridge Competition UK Finals

Two SOAS students have won top prizes in the UK final of an acclaimed Chinese language proficiency contest. Some 40 contestants from 20 universities took part in the competition held at the Royal Geographical Society on 19 March.

18th April 2016

SOAS ethnomusicologist presents ‘The AfroMexicans’ on BBC World Service

Dr Lucy Durán, Senior Lecturer in African music at SOAS University of London, has presented two 30 minute radio programmes on Mexico’s little-known Black population.

15th April 2016

Annual SOAS China Institute debate on China's turbulent revolutionary history

This 2016 SOAS South China Institute ‘China Debate’ will bring together experts from across media government and business to discuss China's turbulent revolutionary history from the last 100 years.

15th April 2016

SOAS in the media Friday 15 April 2016

A round up of this week's news.

15th April 2016

Opening of the Archaeology Unit Gallery in the ISEAS Yusof – Ishak Institute Library Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre, ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute (Singapore) hosts workshop on ‘The Heritage of Ancient and Urban Sites: Giving Voice to local Priorities’

From street signs to time tunnels, crowd-funding and heritage associations at prehistoric, ancient Hindu and Buddhist and port cities such as Penang, Yangon and Singapore, answers came from twenty-two grassroots and policy-makers across Southeast Asia from Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia and Singapore came together at the Nalanda-Sriwijaya Center, ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute from 14-15 March 2016.

14th April 2016

UN Foundation lists SOAS student as ‘People to Watch Who Want to Change the World’

The UN Foundation has named SOAS University of London PhD student Michael Edward “Eddie” Walsh as one of its people to watch who want to change the world.

14th April 2016

SOAS students crowdfund to launch Sylheti language storybook for local community

A group of SOAS University of London students have launched a community project to crowdfund a Sylheti-language children's storybook.

14th April 2016

Dheepan Still Win a prize bundle with Jacques Audiard’s DHEEPAN

SOAS Centre for Film Studies is giving away DVDs and film posters to the winning reviewers of a Jacques Audiard film.

11th April 2016

SOAS students create Department of Economics: Women in Finance and Economics workshop series

SOAS Department of Economics has hosted a seven workshop series on 'Women in Finance and Economics.' Conceived by SOAS students, the series was created to equip female students with the skills needed for a career in finance.

8th April 2016

SOAS in the media Friday 8 April 2016

A round up of this week's news.

8th April 2016

SOAS scholar brings world literature expertise to major language and creativity project

Professor Wen-chin Ouyang, Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature at SOAS University of London has joined a major interdisciplinary research project on creative multilingualism, led by University of Oxford.

7th April 2016

Complete Cantonese SOAS scholar delivers fourth edition of Teach Yourself Cantonese

SOAS University of London language scholar Professor Hugh Baker and his collaborator Ho Pui-Kei have published the latest edition of their Teach Yourself Cantonese.

7th April 2016

Training Workshop on economic policies to replace austerity in the UK

The workshop explored the scope for progressive economic policies, against the backdrop of the financial and economic crisis and the continuing austerity policies imposed in the UK. The workshop brought together academics, students and activists and engaged both with the causes of the 2007-2009 financial and economic crisis as well as discussed concrete plans for alternative policy responses.

7th April 2016

Three PhD Scholarships on ERC MULOSIGE project

Three 3-year PhD scholarships on the ERC-funded MULOSIGE project

4th April 2016

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