Centre for Media and Film Studies News
19th May 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A groundbreaking MA Media and the Middle East has been launched by SOAS, University of London, starting in September 2013.
15th February 2013
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
Professor of International Relations Stephen Chan has been awarded an OBE for 'services to Africa and to higher education' in the 2010 Queen's Birthday Honours list.
14th June 2010
A witness seminar that focuses on the BBC’s coverage of the Iranian Revolution of 1979 will be held at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) on 6 March 2010.
25th February 2010
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15th January 2007