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SOAS students discuss SCRAP project and global disarmament at UN

A group of SOAS Masters students in the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) attended the United Nations meeting as delegates of SCRAP (Strategic Concept for the Removal of Arms and Proliferation) in Geneva last month.

14th March 2014

SOAS collaborates with University of Johannesburg to support teaching on governance and development

SOAS, University of London scholars recently attended the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Soweto Campus to support the development of the UJ School of Leadership teaching programme.

21st November 2013

SOAS scholar’s campaign for greater access to UNWCC archive triumphs

Dr Dan Plesch, Director of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) at SOAS, University of London, has succeeded in leading a campaign for a full copy of the archive documenting thousands of cases against accused World War II criminals in Europe and Asia.

7th November 2013

SOAS Global Diplomacy programme excels in first year

The MA Global Diplomacy (Distance Learning) programme introduced at SOAS, University of London in conjunction with the University of London International Academy earlier this year, has excelled in student engagement and attainment, global reach and retention rates at the start of the 2013/14 academic year

24th October 2013

SOAS students SOAS ranked in London top four and sixth in UK for academic reputation

SOAS is one of the top four universities in London, sixth in the UK for academic reputation and one of the most cosmopolitan universities in the world according to two recent league tables

26th September 2013

Mashood Baderin SOAS scholar presents report to UN Human Rights Council

Mashood Baderin, Professor of Law at SOAS, University of London presented his report on the Sudan to the UN Human Rights Council on 25 September 2013.

25th September 2013

SOAS scholar helps to open Nazi-era war crimes cases archive

Thousands of Nazi-era war crimes cases are now available online as a result of a campaign led by Dr Dan Plesch, chair of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD).

7th August 2013

SOAS professor analyses current Egypt unrest

In a video interview with AFP recorded on the 4 July, SOAS Professor Gilbert Achcar (Department of Development Studies) provides an analysis of the current unrest in Egypt in light of his recently released book, The People Want: A Radical exploration of the Arab Uprising. 

5th July 2013

SOAS hosts International Criminal Court Prosecutor James Stewart

The Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) at SOAS, University of London hosted a panel discussion Thursday 16 May with the Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC).

17th May 2013

Distinguished climate envoy calls for ‘mobilisation equivalent to war’

The 2013 Annual Lecture of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) at SOAS, University of London will be delivered by John Ashton CBE.

17th May 2013

SOAS students take part in National Model United Nations

A delegation of students from the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) travel to New York City this weekend to take part in global forum modelled on the United Nations.

22nd March 2013

Distance Learning Masters in Global Diplomacy launched by SOAS

MA Global Diplomacy, launching in April 2013, is a new distance learning programme offered by SOAS, University of London, combining rigorous theoretical and practical understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice.

6th March 2013

SOAS commended at UN presentation for disarmament strategy UN Director General praises SOAS disarmament project

The Director General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has described SOAS’ disarmament project a Strategic Concept for the Removal of Arms and Proliferation (SCRAP) as interesting and innovative, saying “it is his hope that the SCRAP project can provide inspiration to reverse these trends [towards war] – urgently.”

4th March 2013

SOAS pays tribute to Dr Lisa Smirl

It is with great sadness the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy announces the death of Dr Lisa Smirl.

27th February 2013

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