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Interdisciplinary team secures ERC grant to explore kingdoms of Asia

As part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers, Dr Nathan W. Hill, lecturer in Tibetan and Linguistics at SOAS, University of London, has secured a €7 million European Research Council (ERC) Synergy Grant to explore the interlocking kingdoms in Asia and their interactions between South, South East and Central Asia. 

13th February 2014

SCI new Deputy Director pic Deputy Director appointed for new SOAS South Asia Institute

SOAS, University of London has announced the appointment of Dr Navtej Purewal as Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Indian Studies and Sociology and Deputy Director of the SOAS South Asia Institute.

30th January 2014

Exhibition on rural and city life in China marks Chinese New Year at SOAS

A photography exhibition at SOAS, University of London brings rural beauty and modern city life in China to heart of London to celebrate Chinese New Year.

30th January 2014

SOAS South Asia Institute has launched to consolidate research strengths

SOAS, University of London is delighted to announce the launch of the SOAS South Asia Institute.

9th January 2014

First MUSA conference tackles Muslim representations, thought and practice

The first annual graduate Muslim South Asia Research Forum (MUSA) conference at SOAS, University of London, showcased the work of young scholars from Europe, UK, the US, Pakistan and India across a range of disciplines, was held on 28 October 2013 in the Brunei Gallery at SOAS, University of London.

15th November 2013

First MUSA conference at SOAS to be held next week

The first Muslim South Asia Research Forum (MUSA) conference will be held on Monday 28 October in the Brunei Gallery.

24th October 2013

The rise in Korean cinema examined at SOAS

The Centre of Korean Studies at SOAS, University of London is to host a conference on Korean screen culture.

24th May 2013

East-end school boys shown value of their own multilingualism

A group of London schoolchildren will debate endangered languages at SOAS, University of London on 21 May 2013.

16th May 2013

Unique pilot schemes assess impact of basic income schemes on India’s rural poor

Guy Standing of SOAS, University of London has been working with SEWA, the Indian Self-Employed Women’s Association, to investigate the effect of unconditional cash transfers on India’s rural villages.

10th May 2013

Top book reviews for SOAS social theorist Top reviews for SOAS social theorist's debut novel

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

SOAS to help boost impact of agriculture on nutrition in South Asia

SOAS researchers are part of a new international collaboration, which aims to improve nutrition for young people in South Asia.

7th February 2013

Middle East in London Cover February - March 2013 February-March Edition of The Middle East in London hits newsstands

The February-March edition of The Middle East in London, the bi-monthly magazine of the London Middle East Institute, is now available.

2nd February 2013

Professor Lawrence Saez speaks at the United Nations Professor Lawrence Sáez speaks at the United Nations

Professor Lawrence Saez from the Department of Politics at SOAS, University of London spoke at the United Nations Geneva this September to comment on the Human Rights Council’s report of the working group on the Universal Periodic Review (India) 2012.

23rd November 2012

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