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DFID Permanent Secretary Mark Lowcock speaks at Careers Services’ guest lecture series

On Tuesday 18 November, Mark Lowcock, Permanent Secretary, Department for International Development (DFID), delivered a guest lecture at SOAS on pursuing a career in the Civil Service to a packed audience of over 130 students.

3rd December 2014

SOAS music students compose ‘Sounds of the World’ ringtones for Microsoft’s new phone

People across the world can now carry SOAS in their pockets as ringtones, composed by SOAS music students, are pre-loaded in Microsoft’s latest device.

3rd December 2014

Middle East in London Cover December 2014-January 2015 December 2014-January 2015 Edition of The Middle East in London Hits Newsstands

The December-January Edition of The Middle East in London, the bi-monthly magazine of the London Middle East Institute, is now available.

3rd December 2014

School students hold mock Security Council debate and experience language tasters as part of UN Day at SOAS

On Thursday 6 November, 30 school pupils from Deptford Green School, Northumberland Park Community School and Guru Nana Sikh Academy attended a day of activities to coincide with the United Nations 69th anniversary.

28th November 2014

SOAS in the media Friday 28 November 2014

A round up of this week's news.

28th November 2014

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam SOAS scholar edits new series on boundaries of the Middle East

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Professor in Global Thought and Comparative Philosophies at SOAS, University of London, is co-editor of a new book series, The Global Middle East.

27th November 2014

Christmas Closure: Special Collections Reading Room

The Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library will close at 5pm on Friday 19th December and reopen at 9am on Monday 5th January.

25th November 2014

SOAS alumna wins pregnancy leave case before Canada SOAS alumna and lawyer wins discrimination case in Canada’s Supreme Court with legal arguments honed at SOAS

Recent graduate, Robyn Trask, used her SOAS studies as the basis for a successful legal fight for women’s rights in Canada.

25th November 2014

Interfaith music and dance festival seeks artists

The COEXIST Interfaith Music Festival is entering its fourth year and is looking to sign up artists from various faith and interfaith backgrounds who wish to perform their music and/or dance at the festival to be held in the Brunei Gallery on 30 March 2015.

25th November 2014

SOAS Alphawood Scholarships available for students from Southeast Asia to study Buddhist and Hindu art

Students from Southeast Asia are invited to apply for an Alphawood Scholarship, part of SOAS, University of London’s new Southeast Asian Art Academic Programme, to study Buddhist and Hindu art in the heart of London.

24th November 2014

SOAS in the media Friday 21 November

A round up of this week's news.

21st November 2014

£2 million endowment funds first Numata Reader in Japanese Buddhism at SOAS

SOAS, University of London has received a further £600,000 gift from Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai (BDK) (Society for the Promotion of Buddhism) to secure a long-term endowment for the Numata Readership in Japanese Buddhism.

19th November 2014

Timon Screech SOAS scholar elected as a member of Academia Europaea

Timon Screech, Professor of the History of Art, has accepted an invitation to become a member of the Academia Europaea (The Academy of Europe).

17th November 2014

Felix Berenskoetter presents book project on concept analysis at University of Cambridge

On Friday 14 November Dr Felix Berenskoetter was invited to give a talk on 'Approaches to Concept Analysis in International Relations' in the POLIS Department at the University of Cambridge. The talk drew on the book he is currently editing entitled 'Concepts in World Politics'.

17th November 2014

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