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Arshin Adib-Moghaddam book SOAS scholar’s work honoured by leading Middle East and North Africa publication

Dr Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Reader in Comparative Politics and International Relations at SOAS, University of London has been described as a foremost thinker and commentator on the Middle East and Muslim world by online publication Muftah.

11th April 2014

SOAS scholar co-edits special edition of JEAS on Rwanda 20 years after genocide

Dr Phil Clark, Reader in Comparative and International Politics at SOAS, University of London has co-edited a special edition of the Journal of Eastern African Studies (JEAS) focusing on Rwanda 20 years after the genocide.

3rd April 2014

SOAS scholar attends CPA to debate elections in South Africa

Stephen Chan, Professor of International Relations at SOAS, University of London, attended an event held in Parliament’s Great Hall by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) to debate the elections in South Africa with the South African High Commissioner HE Obed Mlaba.

2nd April 2014

SOAS students discuss SCRAP project and global disarmament at UN

A group of SOAS Masters students in the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) attended the United Nations meeting as delegates of SCRAP (Strategic Concept for the Removal of Arms and Proliferation) in Geneva last month.

14th March 2014

SOAS Professor secures ESRC funding to explore development of transport infrastructure in Middle East

Laleh Khalili, Professor of Middle East Politics at SOAS, University of London has secured £633,870 from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to explore the development of cities, infrastructures, ports and transport in the Middle East and Gulf states.

11th March 2014

Leading experts on Afghanistan to address the country's prospects and Western perceptions at SOAS

SOAS, University of London and Chatham House bring together leading scholars, the former UN Deputy Envoy to Afghanistan and the former World Bank Country Manager for Afghanistan, to discuss the prospects for Afghanistan and Western perceptions of the country.

10th March 2014

Gilbert Achcar new book pic SOAS scholar receives Phoenix Award at prestigious ceremony in Beirut

Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations at SOAS, University of London was presented with the Phoenix Award for his latest book The People Want at a prestigious ceremony held in Beirut last week.

23rd January 2014

SOAS scholars shape BBC Radio 4 series on Making of the Modern Arab World

SOAS scholars from across the Department of Politics and International Studies and the Department of Development Studies contributed to BBC Radio 4’s four-part series on ‘The Making of the Modern Arab World’.

9th January 2014

SOAS event to address development challenges in Afghanistan

The present development situation in Afghanistan will be addressed at the ‘Development Challenges in Afghanistan’ panel discussion at SOAS, University of London on Thursday 12 December 2013.

11th December 2013

SOAS alumnus uses comic book format to raise awareness of conflict related issues

Benjamin Dix, BA Development and Geography (2003), is reaching out to the masses and hitting the headlines with his innovative use of interactive comics to represent stories of humanitarian and conflict related issues.


6th December 2013

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