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First-hand perspectives on peace and reconciliation in Sri Lanka

Political figures from different sides of the Sri Lankan conflict come together at SOAS to discuss their experiences of peace building: ‘Public Dialogue on Peace and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka’ on 1 July 2015

19th June 2015

Ms Elizabeth Wright SOAS alumna recognised in Queen's birthday honours for services to the understanding of China

Elizabeth Wright has been made Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in the Queen's birthday honours.

13th June 2015

SOAS PhD scholar awarded grant for Boko Haram research project

SOAS, University of London PhD scholar Rev Barkindo Atta Athanasius has been awarded a grant worth $7,500 by the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy for his research project on Boko Haram.

21st May 2015

Boko Haram and post-conflict reconstruction in northern Nigeria

SOAS PhD scholars Atta Barkindo and Ini Dele-Adedeji will discuss post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation in northern Nigeria. This will be in light of the recent gains made by the country’s armed forces against Boko Haram.

11th May 2015

Politics and International Studies in UK’s top five in latest QS rankings

The Department of Politics and International Studies has been ranked fourth in the UK in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject.  The Department was ranked 35th in the world, placing it among the world’s elite Politics departments.

30th April 2015

Innovative online course at SOAS makes shortlist for the Guardian University Awards 2015

SOAS, University of London’s first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) has been shortlisted in this year’s Guardian University Awards 2015.

4th March 2015

SOAS students organise disarmament workshop at UN event in Geneva

A cohort of SOAS students held a panel discussion on disarmament at a meeting of the United Nations in Geneva on Wednesday 11 February.

19th February 2015

Dr. Michael Buehler interview with Sky News

Dr. Michael Buehler explained the local roots of the conflict in the Southern Phillippines between police and Islamist forces.

16th February 2015

Dr. Michael Buehler discusses Anwar Ibrahim in Malaysia

Dr. Michael Buehler discusses Anwar Ibrahim on Voice of America news.

16th February 2015

Interview regarding peace negotiations in Myanmar

Dr Michael Buehler, Lecturer in Comparative Politics, was interviewed by Monocle 24 regarding peace negotiations in Myanmar.

13th February 2015

Dr. Michael Buehler and Indonesia's new Chief of Police

Nikkei Asian Review quotes Dr Michael Buehler, Lecturer in Comparative Politics at SOAS, University of London regarding Indonesia's Chief of Police.

13th February 2015

Political leaders provide first-hand perspectives on peace and reconciliation in Colombia

Political leaders from different sides of the Colombian civil conflict will come together at SOAS, University of London to discuss their experiences within the peace process.

28th January 2015

Radio Inverview with Dr. Michael Buehler

Radio interview with Politics Lecturer Dr. Michael Buehler.

6th January 2015

Dr. Michael Buehler Interview with Monocle 24

Dr.Michael Buehler, SOAS Lecturer in Comparative Politics was interviewed by Monocle 24

Listen to the interview.

19th December 2014

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