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Four internationally renowned scholars join SOAS in Centenary year

Four scholars across the fields of Anthropology, History, Ethnomusicology and Law will be joining SOAS University of London as Centenary Fellows in 2016.  

17th December 2015

Pan-African conference on the role of arbitration organised by SOAS Scholar

Arbitration practitioners from across the African continent and beyond were recently all brought together at a conference organised by Dr Emilia Onyema, Senior Lecturer in International Commercial Law, at the premises of the African Union Commission in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa.

20th August 2015

NSS 2015 2 SOAS tops London institutions for teaching, according to students

Results of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS), released today, show that students at SOAS, University of London are highly satisfied with ‘Teaching on my course,’ with an above average rating of 89%.

12th August 2015

Customary and state law in Papua New Guinea analysed in new book by SOAS scholar

A fascinating insight into Papua New Guinea’s two most powerful legal orders – customary law and state law – has recently been produced by SOAS’ Dr Shaun Larcom, Lecturer in Environmental Economics and Development.

4th August 2015

Ziba Mir-Hosseini SOAS law scholar recognised for advancing the public understanding of religion

Dr Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Professorial Research Associate (School of Law) and a pioneer in the field of Islamic feminism, has been announced as the 2015 recipient of the Martin E. Marty Award for the Public Understanding of Religion.

23rd June 2015

model UN conference 3 SOAS students recognised as ‘Outstanding Delegates’ at model UN conference

Students from the SOAS’ Centre for International Diplomacy (CISD) have been recognised by their peers as ‘Outstanding Delegates’ at the 2015 Model United Nations Conference in New York.  

23rd April 2015

SOAS recognised for impact in deprived London communities

Emeritus Professor Werner Menski was presented with a Leadership Award for Services to Higher Education and Community Leadership at the 11th Annual Community Leadership Awards and Gala Dinner.

23rd April 2015

SOAS students launch prestigious new law journal

A cohort of undergraduate and postgraduate students from SOAS, University of London’s School of Law successfully launched the SOAS Law Journal last summer and achieved another landmark earlier this month with the completion of the first issue in the second volume in their bi-annual series.

9th April 2015

SOAS Law students put their skills to the test in Vienna

A team of LLM School of Law students recently put their law skills into practice when they represented SOAS, University of London at the 22nd Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot oral hearings in Vienna.

7th April 2015

SOAS students launch prestigious new law journal

A cohort of undergraduates and postgraduates from SOAS’ School of Law successfully launched the SOAS Law Journal over the summer and achieved another landmark this week with the completion of the first issue in Volume Two of the bi-annual series.

18th March 2015

Post-Arab Spring rule of law to be debated by international experts at SOAS

The politics of constitution-making and the rule of law in Egypt and Tunisia will be debated by human rights practitioners, legal experts and political analysts at SOAS University of London.

5th March 2015

Leading human rights QC to interrogate international justice at SOAS lecture

The School of Law at SOAS, University of London will host the founder and head of Doughty Street Chambers, the UK’s largest human rights practice, Geoffrey Robertson, QC, for its second annual Inception Lecture.

6th February 2015

SOAS School of Law rises in REF league table

The SOAS School of Law has seen an improvement in its league table position in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, with nearly three-quarters of its research being rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

18th December 2014

Tribute to Andrew Huxley

The School is sad to announce that Professor Andrew Huxley, Emeritus Professor in the School of Law, passed away on Saturday 29 November 2014.

5th December 2014

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