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Applications Open: Max Weber Programme

Applications are now open for the Max Weber Programme at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy.

25th September 2014

MBI Al Jaber Foundation launches lecture series on the Middle East

Series promoting the cultural heritage and diversity of the Middle East to be held at the MBI Al Jaber Building, LMEI, Russell Square.

25th September 2014

British Council Workshop on Environmental History: Call for Applications

Dr. Beatrice Penati (Nazarbayev University) and Prof. David Moon (York University, UK) invite applications from EARLY-CAREER SCHOLARS to take part in a Workshop on Kazakhstan’s Environmental Challenges in a Eurasian and Global Perspective

25th September 2014

Trevor Marchand SOAS academic awarded the 2014 Rivers Memorial Medal

Trevor Marchand, Professor of Social Anthropology, has been awarded the 2014 Rivers Memorial Medal by the Royal Anthropological Institute. Professor Marchand received the Medal at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting held in the Clore Auditorium of the British Museum on Friday 12 September.

25th September 2014

mashood UN appointment image SOAS scholar to present report on Sudan at UN Human Rights Council

Mashood Baderin, Professor of Law at SOAS, University of London will be speaking at the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in his role as the UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan.

24th September 2014

SOAS graduate uses baking to empower marginalised women in Kenya

SOAS, University of London graduate Maggie Muthama is using her passion for baking to help marginalised women in Kenya engage with social economics.

23rd September 2014

Maro SOAS’ rising rugby star

You may not be aware, but there is a rising talent of the domestic and international rugby scene in your midst.

22nd September 2014

Maro SOAS student is a rising star of the international rugby scene

A student at SOAS currently reading for a degree in Politics is also creating waves in the rugby world, having recently captained the England under 20 team to an emphatic victory in the IRB Junior World Championship in June.

22nd September 2014

SOAS in the media 19 September 2014

A round up of this week's news.

19th September 2014

SOAS to host seminars on ISIS and ‘caliphate’ this month

SOAS, University of London will be hosting events on the latest crises in the Middle East, ISIS and the meaning of 'caliphate'. Leading scholars specialising on the Middle East across disciplines such as politics, history and gender studies will examine the historical roots of ‘caliphate’ in the region and critically address its ramifications for the region and the world at large this month.

19th September 2014

Laleh Khalili ESRC Grant

Laleh Khalili, Professor of Middle East Politics has secured £633,870 from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to explore the development of cities, infrastructures, ports and transport in the Middle East and Gulf states. Military Mobilities and Mobilising Movements in the Middle East will examine the role of war, trade and commerce, and struggles over citizenship and labour rights in the making of ports, transport infrastructure, and shipping in the Middle East. 

19th September 2014

Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit Post-Doctoral Fellowship

A new Post-doctoral Fellowship is available with The Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU)

19th September 2014

SOAS AFF telephone fundraising campaign raises £61,000

The Development and Alumni Relations office have just finished this year’s SOAS Alumni & Friends Fund (AFF) telephone fundraising campaign and we would like to say a big thank you to the hundreds of alumni, staff and student donors who made it the most successful of all time. After six weeks of calling, the campaign raised a record £61,000 from more donors than ever before – including the student callers who were inspired to donate for the first time.

17th September 2014

 SOAS students for QS SOAS' strengths in Arts and Humanities reinforced by prestigious rankings

SOAS, University of London remains among UK’s top institutions for languages and humanities in the QS World University Rankings 2014/2015.

17th September 2014

SOAS students’ unique project ideas receive financial backing

Student Enterprise’ pilot competition Use your Passion: Kick Start your Idea has received an unprecedented number of high-quality applications from students, resulting in eight projects and 11 students being awarded funding of up to £500.

16th September 2014

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