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Faculty of Arts and Humanities News

News from the five faculty departments and numerous centres are condensed below...

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Vietnamese Field School

Vietnamese Field School as first activity of SOAS/Monash MOU for co-operative work in field of Anthropology of Tourism and Pilgrimage.

11th September 2012

Gurharpal Singh Professor Gurharpal Singh Selected as Panellist for UN Human Rights Council

Professor Gurharpal Singh, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, and Professor of Inter-religious Relations and Development at SOAS, will be an expert panellist at the 20th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on 29 June.

18th June 2012

Musical Geographies of Central Asia Conference and Concert Announcement

This conference explores the musical geographies of Central Asia, focusing on regionalism and borders.

13th April 2012

Buddha statue New Programme Launch: MA Traditions of Yoga and Meditation
The SOAS Department of the Study of Religions has launched a new MA programme in the Traditions of Yoga and Meditation

13th December 2011

Welcome Week 2011 Splash Logo SOAS Welcomes New and Returning Students

Monday marks the beginning of Welcome Week at SOAS, during which thousands of new and returning students arrive at the School to settle in for the new academic year.
Welcome Week this year runs until Friday 30 September.

26th September 2011

Frank Dikötter Mao's Great Famine Wins Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction

Professor of Modern Chinese History Frank Dikötter has been awarded the 2011 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, one of the UK's most prestigious literary awards. 

7th July 2011

Undergraduate finalist school prize awarded to History student David Bannister

We congratulate David Bannister, a student of the History Department, for receiving this award for 2011!

6th July 2011

Gurharpal Singh SOAS Appoints New Dean of Arts and Humanities

Professor Gurharpal Singh has been appointed the new Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). He will take up the position on 1 September 2011 when the current Dean, Professor Ian Brown, steps down.  

30th June 2011

A bride is purified with turmeric Jamgod Village Madhya Pradesh 1950s Innovative 'Restudy' of Indian Village Life Wins Major Grant

A SOAS-led research project on Indian village life has been awarded a £774,000 grant by the Economic and Social Research Council.

6th May 2011

Signing ceremony for £1M Donation for Zoroastrian Studies £1 Million Donation Assures Future of Zoroastrian Studies At SOAS

The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) has received a £1 million donation from a charitable fund set up to advance research into and public understanding of Zoroastrianism, one of the world’s oldest living religions.

21st February 2011

Launch of MA Music and Development

The Department of Music is delighted to announce the launch of its new MA Programme in Music and Development, beginning October 2011. 

17th January 2011

Lucy Durán Lucy Duran's New BBC Radio Series Roams the World for Unusual Sounds

Lecturer in African Music Lucy Duran and veteran broadcaster Andy Kershaw have launched a new music series for BBC Radio 3. 

14th January 2011

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