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Kristin Surak book pic US organisation for sociologists awards SOAS scholar 2014 Outstanding Book Award

Dr Kristin Surak, Senior Lecturer in Japanese Politics at SOAS, University of London has been awarded the 2014 Outstanding Book Award by the American Sociological Association's (ASA) Section on Asia.  

19th June 2014

Frauke Urban book pic SOAS scholar publishes research on low carbon energy options for emerging economies

Dr Frauke Urban, an environmental scientist at SOAS, University of London explores climate change mitigation options for India and China in her latest book.

19th June 2014

HEFCE scholarships available for MA programmes in language based area studies

The SOAS, University of London led consortium ‘Sustainable Funding for Language-based Area Studies’, funded by the HEFCE Postgraduate Support Scheme with match-funding from SOAS, has a scholarship fund of £460,000 to award in 2014-15.

19th June 2014

Christians in Syria and Iraq

With current events unfolding in Iraq and Syria, the Centre of World Christianity provides information regarding the situation of Christians in this region, including an interview by the Centre co-chair Dr Erica Hunter with BBC World Service News Hour regarding Christian communities in Mosul.

18th June 2014

Job Opportunity with Creative Mentors

Creative Mentors are looking to appoint two dyslexic or dyspraxic postgraduate music students as part-time music mentors starting in September.

17th June 2014

SOAS in the media Friday 13 June 2014

A round up of this week's news.

13th June 2014

Senate House North Entrance Construction begins on transformational campus enhancement project to improve student experience at SOAS

Major construction work has begun on Senate House North Block (SHNB) to expand SOAS, University of London's vibrant campus around a central precinct in the heart of Bloomsbury, London's prestigious district of learning and heritage.  

13th June 2014

Honorary Degrees 2014 SOAS honours distinguished figures from academia, Tibetan humanitarian campaigner and Grammy award-winning musician at Graduation Ceremonies

Two scholars, a highly influential Tibetan humanitarian campaigner and one of the most celebrated instrumentalists in West African music are to be honoured for their achievements at the 2014 Graduation Ceremonies of SOAS, University of London.

12th June 2014

SOAS student volunteers and entrepreneurs recognised for making a difference

A local charity for children in Burkina Faso, Ramadan Tent and an educational book on African instruments are just some of the student-led volunteering and enterprise projects recognised at this year’s Make a Difference Celebration.

11th June 2014

Book cover SOAS scholar publishes Mamluk text

Owen Wright, Emeritus Professor of Musicology of the Middle East at SOAS, University of London provides a critical insight in the only text representative of musicological discourse in Cairo during the early fourteenth century CE in his latest book.

11th June 2014

Friederike Lüpke book cover SOAS scholar's book on African minority languages "deserves to be heard"

Friederike Lüpke, Professor of Language Documentation and Description at SOAS, University of London has received a top review in Times Literary Supplement for her co-authored book on African minority languages in the context of changing patterns of multilingualism.

11th June 2014

Dr Frauke Urban - Low Carbon Transitions for Developing Countries SOAS scholar focuses on low carbon energy transitions for emerging economies such as China and India in latest book

Dr Frauke Urban of the Centre for Development, Environment and Policy at SOAS, University of London focuses on low carbon energy transitions for emerging economies such as China and India, assessing the opportunities and barriers for transitions to renewable and low carbon energy as climate change mitigation options.

11th June 2014

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