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SOAS President Graça Machel champions social justice at vibrant Graduation Ceremonies

Global stateswoman and renowned humanitarian Graça Machel gave an inspirational President’s speech at the 2014 graduation ceremonies of SOAS, University of London, in which she called for worldwide education for women and the end of gender based violence.

8th August 2014

Dr Ruba Salih to lead SOAS team as partner to EU funded Power2Youth project

Dr Ruba Salih leads SOAS team as partner to EU funded project Power2Youth from March 2014-2017

7th August 2014

SOAS academic presents new book on life and legacy of Khomeini

Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam has edited a new book on the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the man who led the 1979 Iranian Revolution, which resulted in his appointment as Iran’s Supreme Leader, a position he held until his death in 1989. The book has received favourable media coverage in Iran and beyond, most notably on the BBC Persian website.  

7th August 2014

Pentecostal Christianity and its impact on development to be explored at SOAS conference

A conference at SOAS, University of London will explore the substantial rise of Pentecostal Christianity in developing countries and its implications for politics, social relations, inter-religious affairs, gender roles, and economics.

5th August 2014

Another successful year for the SOAS Academic Summer School

The SOAS Academic Summer School 2014 built on the success of last year and doubled student figures. This year's intake of students attended nine courses, covering areas such as development, politics, migration, Jawi, culture and society, law and Arabic.

5th August 2014

Major funding from Wolfson Foundation for SOAS campus expansion plans and research scholarships

Three quarters of a million pounds has been granted to SOAS, University of London, by the Wolfson Foundation.

4th August 2014

SOAS in the media Friday 1 August

A round up of this week's news coverage.

1st August 2014

SOAS Graduation 2014 ‘a great success’

Director Paul Webley has expressed warm thanks to everyone involved in the 2014 SOAS graduation ceremonies.

1st August 2014

Farewell to the 2013/14 Student Union Sabbatical Officers

It is time to say farewell to the 2013/14 Sabbatical Officers, David East, Co-President Democracy and Education; Leah Edwards, Co-President Welfare and Campaigns; Johann Barbé, Co-President of Activities and Events.

31st July 2014

Alumna Maya Youssef to play the Proms on Saturday

Maya Youssef, SOAS alumna, will perform the Syrian qanun on Saturday for BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

31st July 2014

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

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