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Research themes at SOAS

SOAS, University of London is the world’s leading institution for the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. We are a global resource, a research intensive university with world-class research and teaching expertise in politics, law, culture and society, equipping people for a global economy and multicultural society.

Research themes emerge across our Departments and Research Centres, illustrating the many ways in which our work has an impact on the people and societies of our regions and further afield.

Here are examples of ways in which our work changes the world: