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Dr Cui Yan beside Lao She's plaque SOAS celebrates former SOAS scholar Lao She – a pioneer of Mandarin language teaching

On 27 November, SOAS’ Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia held an event celebrating the 90th anniversary of Lao She’s coming to teach Chinese at SOAS.

4th December 2014

SOAS China Institute secures study places for MA students at prestigious China university

SOAS, University of London students enrolled on the new two-year MA Advanced Chinese Studies programme will spend six months at Zhejiang University as part of their programme.

11th September 2014

SOAS Exhibitions Manager judges craft in Beijing

John Hollingworth, Galleries and Exhibition Manager at the Brunei Gallery, was recently invited to act as judge for the UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicrafts in Beijing. John was asked to attend by the World Crafts Council AISBL and the China Arts and Crafts Association (China is currently President of the WCC).

5th September 2014

SOAS’ Leadership Development Programme hosts 30 students from Hong Kong

SOAS, University of London was recently visited by a group of 30 students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) who were in the UK taking part in SOAS Enterprise Office’s Leadership Development Programme. 

11th August 2014

Summer schools image New courses for the 2014 SOAS Summer school, exploring politics, law and languages

This year, the 2014 SOAS, University of London Summer School is introducing a range of new programmes exploring politics, law and languages from a variety of regions.

9th May 2014

SOAS students secure top prizes in recent Chinese Bridge competition

SOAS students reached the finals in the 13th Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students, commonly known as ‘Chinese Bridge’.

8th May 2014

SOAS China Institute launch marks new global platform for academia and the wider world

SOAS, University of London officially launched the SOAS China Institute (SCI), an expert resource for the wider world of academia, business, policy and media, promoting interdisciplinary, language-based understanding of China, earlier this week.

2nd May 2014

SOAS China Institute launches 28 April 2014

SOAS, University of London announces the official launch of the SOAS China Institute (SCI), an expert resource for the wider world of business, policy and media, promoting interdisciplinary, language-based understanding of China, next month.

24th April 2014

SOAS scholar consults on Chinese Imperial porcelain for Japan broadcaster's flagship documentary

Dr Stacey Pierson, Senior Lecturer in Chinese Ceramics at SOAS, University of London, consulted on Chinese Imperial porcelain for  a documentary on the National Palace Museum of Taiwan by Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK.

2nd April 2014

SOAS exhibits traditional shrines of Western China at Brunei Gallery

Photographs and videos of tradition shrines in Uyghur in Western China by artist Lisa Ross will be exhibited at the Brunei Gallery at SOAS, University of London next month.

27th March 2014

SOAS secures HEFCE funding to support postgrad area studies

SOAS, University of London, together with a consortium of three other universities, has secured funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to deliver scholarships for postgraduate language-based area studies.

12th December 2013

SOAS students’ language skills and art history knowledge secure placement at famous auctioneers

SOAS, University of London History of Art and Archaeology graduate, Shing-Yi Tan, and History of Art and Chinese Studies student Francesca Rose Leiper, secured internships with Lyon & Turnbull to work on the auctioneers high profile events during Asian Art in London.

14th November 2013

SOAS in Beijing with Boris

To coincide with the Mayor of London’s visit to Beijing this month, SOAS, University of London, as part of the London Universities International Partnership (LUIP), was invited to create a pop up installation to celebrate its achievements and alumni from China.

25th October 2013

SCI Mentioned in BBC China article

In a report on Boris Johnson’s recent visit to Beijing, BBC China mentioned SOAS' participation in the London Universities International Partnership (LUIP) exhibition as showcasing 'the achievements of collaboration and cooperation between London and China’s higher education spheres'.

14th October 2013

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