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We Are Iraqis SOAS scholar receives Arab American Book Award for exploration of what it means to be Iraqi

Nadje Al-Ali, Professor of Gender Studies at SOAS, University of London has been awarded the The Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Award at the 2014 Arab American Book Award for her co-edited book on what it means to be Iraqi.

22nd August 2014

Dr Ruba Salih to lead SOAS team as partner to EU funded Power2Youth project

Dr Ruba Salih leads SOAS team as partner to EU funded project Power2Youth from March 2014-2017

7th August 2014

The Second Annual CCLPS Postgraduate Conference, "From the Speech to the Act: Performativity on the Margins"

The Second Annual CCLPS Postgraduate Conference, From the Speech to the Act: Performativity on the Margins held on 13 June 2014 was a resounding success. Selected papers from the conference will be published in an upcoming issue of the SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research. A podcast of the conference is also forthcoming.

13th June 2014

SOAS feminist scholar co-organises US event addressing feminist issues in Middle East

Nadje Al-Ali, Professor of Gender Studies at SOAS, University of London has co-organised a major workshop in the US to host a range of leading feminist scholars to explore a range of feminist issues in the Middle East.

3rd April 2014

SOAS scholar interrogates law on force from a feminist perspective in latest book

Dr Gina Heathcote, a lecturer at SOAS, University of London interrogates international law on force from a feminist perspective in her latest book.

28th June 2013

Dr Shirin Ebadi at SOAS on the feminist movement in Iran

Dr Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2003 and SOAS Honorary Graduate, will be speaking at SOAS, University of London this weekend on the feminist movement in Iran.

30th May 2013

Gender Studies offers critical lens for interdisciplinary study of SOAS regions

SOAS Centre for Gender Studies (CGS) hosts a two-day workshop to explore new directions for the discipline.

3rd May 2013

Border Crossings: New Directions in the Study of Gender at SOAS

Call for papers for a workshop in 'Border Crossings: New Directions in the Study of Gender at SOAS' on Saturday May 11, 2013. Deadline for submission Wednesday November 7, 2012.

3rd October 2012

New Research Associates in Gender Studies

Dr Geeta Patel and Dr Samar Habib will be hosted as research associates of the Centre for Gender Studies at SOAS until August 2014.

25th September 2012