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CCRJ co-director, Leslie Vinjamuri, Chairs the International Relations Speaker Series at SOAS. For information on forthcoming events in this Speaker Series, see International Relations Speaker Series.

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SOAS in the media Friday 24 October 2014

A round up of this week's news.

24th October 2014

SOAS Director Paul Webley signs and seals Senate House contracts

On Monday 20 October, Director of SOAS Paul Webley signed and sealed the SOAS House North Block (SHNB) contracts, a ceremony of significance as it formally allows the School to move forward into the construction phase of the SHNB project.

23rd October 2014

Kallis Visiting Professor joins SOAS to help develop political ecology research

Professor Giorgos Kallis, a leading political ecologist at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, has been awarded a Leverhulme Visiting Professorship to join the department of Development Studies for a period of one year beginning in January 2015.

22nd October 2014

Peter Austin SOAS academic honoured by Sweden’s Uppsala University

Professor Peter K. Austin, Märit Rausing Chair in Field Linguistics, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Faculty of Languages at Uppsala University, Sweden.

22nd October 2014

GDAI Residential School 2015, Marrakech, Morroco: Call for applications

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation, in association with SOAS and the Centre of African Studies, University of London, is organising a Residential School from 22-25 March 2015 on the topic of ‘Governance and Development in Africa’.

22nd October 2014

SOAS Food Studies Centre partners with award-winning international food journal Gastronomica on distinguished lectures series

Famed chef and cookbook writer Yotam Ottolenghi will speak as part of the SOAS Food Studies Centre Distinguished Lecture Series, inaugurating a productive new partnership between the SOAS Food Studies Centre and the interdisciplinary food journal Gastronomica.

21st October 2014

Indonesia Kontemporer 2014 at SOAS: record numbers

The festival drew in an estimated 1,400 people last week for its day long programme inspired by Indonesian arts and cultural traditions

19th October 2014

SOAS in the media Friday 17 October 2014

A round up of this week's news.

17th October 2014

Festival of Indonesian arts and culture at SOAS this weekend

The annual Indonesia Kontemporer takes place this weekend on 18 October at the Russell Square campus of SOAS, University of London.

16th October 2014

SOAS scholar discusses latest book at Asia's largest gay and lesbian film festival

Dr Ben Murtagh, Senior Lecturer in Indonesian and Malay at SOAS, University of London recently spoke at Q! Film Festival in Jakarta about his latest book Genders and Sexualities in Indonesian Cinema.

15th October 2014

SOAS scholar addresses Colombian government on peace and justice processes

Dr Phil Clark, Reader in Comparative and International Politics, recently addressed the Colombian government on lessons learned from peace and justice processes in central Africa. Dr Clark was invited to give advice in the context of the current peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC rebels taking place in Havana, Cuba.

15th October 2014

Eminent Asian art scholar Dr Pratapaditya Pal speaking at SOAS during Asian Art in London

In a rare appearance, the world’s foremost specialist in the arts of India, the Himalayas and South East Asia, Dr Pratapaditya Pal, will give a lecture at SOAS, University of London on 5 November 2014.

15th October 2014

SOAS to host workshop in Bangkok on preserving indigenous languages

SOAS, University of London will host a workshop entitled ‘Documenting and preserving indigenous languages: principles, practices and tools’ in Bangkok, Thailand from 8-14 February 2015. The workshop has been organised in collaboration with Mahidol University, based in Bangkok, and is being funded by the British Council.

14th October 2014

Photo of Omar Salha SOAS student and founder of Ramadan Tent Project to play his part in 3rd Turkish Arab Youth Congress

SOAS PhD Nohoudh Scholar, and founder of Ramadan Tent Project, Omar Salha has been a part of the organising team for the upcoming 3rd Turkish Arab Youth Congress, which will take place in Istanbul from 24-26 October 2014.

14th October 2014

Former SOAS student postponed studies to run for Presidency of Somalia’s semi-autonomous enclave Puntland

Earlier this year, Abdi-Wali Gurey, a former part-time PhD student in Politics and International Relations at SOAS, put his studies on hold in order to return to his homeland of Somalia and run for the Presidency of Puntland, a semi-autonomous enclave of the war-torn country.

14th October 2014

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