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SOAS South Asia Institute pays tribute to 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winners

The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 was awarded jointly to children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education".

10th October 2014

SOAS South Asia Institute programmes in Intensive South Asian Studies and Contemporary Punjab start this autumn

The MA in Intensive South Asian Studies and the course 'Contemporary Punjab: Society and Culture across Borders', run by the SOAS South Asia Institute, will be starting this academic term.

10th September 2014

SOAS Brunei Gallery exhibition to commemorate largely forgotten Sikh soldiers in World War One

This summer will see a landmark exhibition at SOAS, University of London’s Brunei Gallery to commemorate the remarkable but largely forgotten contribution and experiences of Sikh soldiers, as well as the families they left behind.

2nd July 2014

Leading political scientists and commentators to debate India’s outlook at SOAS

Following the elections in India - the largest democratic exercise in the history of humankind - the political, social and economic outlook for the country will be debated by leading political scientists and commentators at SOAS, University of London next month.

22nd May 2014

History of South Asian theatre in UK exhibited at SOAS

A collection of photographs displaying key figures in the establishment and development of South Asian theatre in the UK will be exhibited at SOAS, University of London’s Wolfson Gallery from this month.

24th April 2014

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

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