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Award-winning student-led Ramadan Tent Project goes international

Ramadan Tent Project, an award-winning student-led project founded by both Muslim and non-Muslim students at SOAS, University of London is spreading to Manchester and establishing a global reach as it launches in Turkey and Zambia for its second year.

27th June 2014

Dr Fabian Stremmel SOAS PhD graduate honoured in 2014 BRISMES Leigh Douglas Memorial Prize

SOAS, University of London PhD graduate Dr Fabian Stremmel has been awarded an 'Honourable Mention' by the 2014 British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES) Leigh Douglas Memorial Prize for his thesis.

26th June 2014

JRC front cover Women and democracy focus of first publication by SOAS Japan Research Centre

The Japan Research Centre at SOAS, University of London, in association with Bloomsbury, has published the first book in its SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan series.

26th June 2014

SOAS students develop social and business ideas at enterprise boot camp

SOAS, University of London students put their entrepreneurial skills to the test earlier this month as they participated in a student enterprise boot camp to develop social and business ideas.

26th June 2014

SOAS scholar addresses EU’s Energy and Climate Change policy at House of Commons

Dr Harald Heubaum, Lecturer in Global Energy and Climate Policy, spoke to the UK House of Commons All Party Parliamentary Group on European Reform on a panel session entitled ‘What role can the EU play in improving European countries' energy security?’

26th June 2014

Documentary film on slavery and emancipation by SOAS scholar available on DVD

The documentary film 'The Diambourou: Slavery and Emancipation in Kayes' directed by Dr Marie Rodet, Lecturer in the History of Africa at SOAS, University of London is now available on DVD.

26th June 2014

SOAS scholar secures funding to explore role of leaders in reconciliation after mass violence

Dr Phil Clark, Reader in Comparative & International Politics at SOAS, University of London has been awarded $109,000 by the US-based Fetzer Institute to examine the role of leaders in encouraging peace, reconciliation and forgiveness in conflict-affected societies.

26th June 2014

ISIS advances and Christians in Iraq

Dr Erica Hunter, Senior Lecturer in Eastern Christianity and co-chair of the Centre of World Christianity, gave an interview to the BBC Scotland regarding the military advances of ISIS in Iraq.

23rd June 2014

SOAS in the media Friday 20 June 2014

A round-up of this week's news coverage.

20th June 2014

SOAS inspires school pupils to learn languages through football

A nationwide outreach project supported by SOAS, University of London invited more than 100 school pupils from 82 schools to learn languages through football.

19th June 2014

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

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