Centre for the Study of Pakistan


The Centre for the Study of Pakistan's purposes are to:

  1. promote research and teaching in the study of Pakistan, both contemporary and historical, across a range of disciplines at SOAS
  2. bring together and publicise the range of work on Pakistan underway at SOAS, to build synergies between staff working on Pakistan and to encourage and facilitate fund raising for such initiatives
  3. work towards developing an interdisciplinary MA programme in the Study of Contemporary Pakistan
  4. foster and facilitate links between SOAS and other individuals and institutions in the UK and abroad who are engaged in academic study of Pakistan across various disciplines
  5. develop outreach programmes to disseminate knowledge of Pakistan to a wider public through a variety of events including workshops, conferences, exhibitions, film and performance arts
  6. promote understanding of Pakistan in all its aspects to involve Pakistan communities and diasporic groups and to organise joint events, as and when appropriate.

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The Centres and Institutes Office oversees the administration of the Centre for the Study of Pakistan. For further information about any event, or to propose a talk, contact the Centres and Institutes Office team.  

The Centres and Institutes Office is open Monday to Thursday from 10:00am to 4:30pm

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If you would like to be added to the CSP email distribution list please send an e-mail to ssai@soas.ac.uk stating the Centre you wish to join, your email address and your First Name and Surname.

Once you have joined the list you will receive emails informing you of seminars and events organised by the Centre, and news from other academic institutions that may be of interest to you.

Centre for the Study of Pakistan 
c/o South Asia Insitute
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG

Pakistan Monument in Islamabad

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