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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

Two titles edited by SOAS academics make Choice Magazine’s top picks for 2014

Two out of four titles selected by Choice Magazine as ‘Outstanding Academic Titles in the Humanities 2014’ are publications edited by SOAS academics.

3rd June 2015

SOAS’ School of Arts among UK elite for research quality

The research of the School of Arts at SOAS, University of London, has been ranked in the UK top ten in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. The quality of its research outputs was especially highly regarded, that of the Department of Music being placed first nationally and that of the Department of History of Art and Archaeology fourth.

18th December 2014

The Hizbullah Phenomenon SOAS scholars address Hizbullah’s political communication in latest book

Experts from the Centre for Media Studies (CMS) at SOAS, University of London have provided a detailed historical analysis of the political communication strategies of Hizbullah, the leading political group in Lebanon, in new book.

30th July 2014

SOAS in Europe’s top ten for Arts and Humanities

SOAS, University of London has been ranked in Europe’s top ten universities for Arts and Humanities, according to the 2014 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking, which ranked SOAS ninth in Europe and 26th in the world.

6th March 2014

Bhaji on the Beach SOAS marks International Women's Day with 20th anniversary screening of 'Bhaji on the Beach'

Tongues on Fire, the annual Asian film festival celebrating women in film and Asian Circle, a network of professional women that work to support vulnerable Asian women in South Asia have come together to mark this year’s International Women’s Day with a special screening of Gurinder Chadha’s highly acclaimed debut film ‘Bhaji on the Beach’.

5th March 2014

The history of West African slavery on film at SOAS

Scholarly research on slavery and the African diaspora will be presented in a series of films at SOAS, University of London, starting this month, to highlight slavery in the African continent and its eastwards dimension within the Indian Ocean World.

13th February 2014

Persian Service SOAS scholars provide a critical history of BBC Persian Service in latest book

SOAS, University of London scholars, Annabelle Sreberny, Professor of Global Media and Communications, and Dr Massoumeh Torfeh, Research Associate, both of the Centre for Media and Film Studies, provide a critical history of the BBC Persian Service in their recently published book.

12th February 2014

Exhibition on post-revolutionary Iranian art opens in Brunei Gallery this week

A collection of artwork from 29 Iranian artists, many of who will be exhibiting in the UK for the first time, brings post-1979 Iranian revolution artworks to the heart of London at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London.

15th January 2014

The price you pay pic SOAS social theorist launches critically acclaimed debut novel in London

Dr Somnath Batabyal, lecturer in media and development at SOAS, University of London, will launch his critically acclaimed debut novel in the UK this month.

2nd October 2013

Top book reviews for SOAS social theorist Top reviews for SOAS social theorist's debut novel

Dr Somnath Batabyal, a Lecturer in Media and Development at SOAS, University of London has received top reviews for his recent work of fiction The Price You Pay.

1st May 2013

New Masters programme: Media and the Middle East

A groundbreaking MA Media and the Middle East has been launched by SOAS, University of London, starting in September 2013.

15th February 2013

Yash Chopra SOAS pays tribute to Honorary Graduate Yash Chopra

SOAS, University of London, pays tribute to our Honorary Graduate, the multi-award winning filmmaker Yash Chopra, who died over the weekend aged 80.

23rd October 2012

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