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SOAS’ incognito academic inspires world’s most famous fictional archaeologist

Between 1921-23, an academic resident at the School of Oriental Studies (later SOAS) was given leave to take part in an academic misson to Tibet. This is his remarkable story

24th August 2015

Important Changes to Membership Services During Enrolment

From Monday 21th September to Friday 4th October 2015, we will be assisting with enrolment of SOAS students.  During these two weeks, we will be unable to process any external membership applications.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

21st August 2015

Pan-African conference on the role of arbitration organised by SOAS Scholar

Arbitration practitioners from across the African continent and beyond were recently all brought together at a conference organised by Dr Emilia Onyema, Senior Lecturer in International Commercial Law, at the premises of the African Union Commission in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa.

20th August 2015

SOAS brings languages and music to London’s learning festival

SOAS, University of London will be taking part in Curious? - a two-day festival of learning and knowledge at King’s Cross on 29 and 30 August.

19th August 2015

Emeritus Professor Paul Spencer

SOAS, University of London regrets to announce the death of Emeritus Professor Paul Spencer on 21st July 2015.

18th August 2015

Student numbers double again for SOAS Summer School

For the second year running, SOAS Summer School has doubled student figures on the previous year.  

14th August 2015

NSS 2015 2 SOAS tops London institutions for teaching, according to students

Results of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS), released today, show that students at SOAS, University of London are highly satisfied with ‘Teaching on my course,’ with an above average rating of 89%.

12th August 2015

How SOAS languages helped build post-war UK-Japan entente

The story of the Dulwich Boys, a group of young men who studied Japanese at SOAS, University of London during the Second World War, has been featured on the BBC Radio 4's Today Programme (01:41:27) and in the BBC Magazine.

12th August 2015

SOAS in the media Friday 7 August 2015

A round up of this week's SOAS in the media

7th August 2015

Leslie Vinjamuri Dr Leslie Vinjamuri elected to Council of Chatham House

Dr Leslie Vinjamuri, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, has been elected to the Council of Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs.

5th August 2015

Customary and state law in Papua New Guinea analysed in new book by SOAS scholar

A fascinating insight into Papua New Guinea’s two most powerful legal orders – customary law and state law – has recently been produced by SOAS’ Dr Shaun Larcom, Lecturer in Environmental Economics and Development.

4th August 2015

SOAS South Asia Institute enhances links with Kolkata

The SOAS South Asia Institute has signed two MoUs with Presidency University, Kolkata, and the Government of West Bengal.

31st July 2015

ACLS announces the second cohort of fellows in The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies

Fellows from Asia, Europe, and North America will travel to archives and research sites in Asia and other world areas to conduct research on a wide range of topics related to Buddhism.

28th July 2015

SOAS in the media Friday 24 July 2015

A round up of this week's news

24th July 2015

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