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Emmon Bach Tribute to Emmon Bach

The Linguistics Department is deeply saddened to announce that Professor Emmon Bach (1929-2014) passed away on 28 November in Oxford.

9th December 2014

Dr Cui Yan beside Lao She's plaque SOAS celebrates former SOAS scholar Lao She – a pioneer of Mandarin language teaching

On 27 November, SOAS’ Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia held an event celebrating the 90th anniversary of Lao She’s coming to teach Chinese at SOAS.

4th December 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

John Okell teaching pic SOAS scholar awarded OBE for services to UK-Burma relations

John Okell, Research Associate in Burmese at SOAS, University of London has been awarded an OBE in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to UK-Burma relations.

3rd July 2014

SOAS Language Centre offers taster sessions as part of Adult Learning Festival

Free language taster sessions will be offered at the Language Centre at SOAS, University of London as part of the Adult Learning Festival next month.

23rd May 2014

SOAS Director praises students for creating valuable language resource

Professor Paul Webley, Director of SOAS, University of London praises SOAS postgraduate students for their interactive website Language Landscape documenting and celebrating language diversity.

10th April 2014

Student-led initiative promoting multilingualism to launch official website

Postgraduate students from SOAS, University of London, are set to launch Language Landscape, www.languagelandscape.org, an interactive website to document and celebrate language diversity, at an event later this month.

18th March 2014

SOAS students win top prizes at Japanese Speech Contest

SOAS students performed superbly at The 9th Japanese Speech Contest for University Students, securing first and third prize in the Speech Category, earlier this month.

13th March 2014

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

Graham Furniss Professor Graham Furniss awarded OBE

Professor Graham Furniss, Pro-Director for Research and Enterprise at SOAS, University of London, has been awarded an OBE for services to higher education and scholarship in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, published on Saturday 15 June.

15th June 2013

New Course: Japanese Language and Culture

This new course is a collaboration between the Japan Foundation and SOAS

13th December 2012

Arabic Calligraphy Course Image New Course Arabic Calligraphy (starts Jan 2013)

This course is the very latest addition to the SOAS Language Centre portfolio of courses

4th December 2012

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