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SOAS Podcasts

Here is a selection of podcasts from SOAS, made by academics, students and partners in the community. Find more at SOAS Podcasts and SOAS Radio.

Making Sense

Making Sense is a new podcast series hosted by Dr Somnath Batabyal which aims to make sense of our complex world. In each episode, Somnath is joined by SOAS academics to interpret global affairs through a multi-disciplinary approach.

China in Context

China In Context is a weekly podcast providing expert analysis on politics, culture and international relations, featuring voices from the SOAS China Institute, University of London. The podcast is hosted by Duncan Bartlett.

China In Context · China In Context: Season 2 (2022)

Bollo Speaks

Bollo Speaks is a collaboration between the SOAS Access, Participation and Student Success team, and community partner Bollo Brook Youth Centre. Each episode is created entirely by the young people, with conversations around identity, perception and more, soundtracked by their own music, recorded at Bollo Brook's in-house studio.

SOAS Radio · Bollo Speaks

Radio Research Forum

The SOAS Radio Research Forum discusses SOAS research projects. Through quality audio content with the expertise of SOAS Radio, the podcast facilitates discussions around SOAS academics' collaborative research, including partners and other stakeholders, and its impact.

SOAS Radio · Radio Research Forum

SOAS Leads the Conversation

SOAS Leads the Conversation aims to generate interest around SOAS research expertise, and to provide the opportunity for SOAS academics, professional services staff, students and our wider community to come together to discuss current affairs. It is a collaborative effort between SOAS and SOAS Radio, co-produced by Fredrik Molin (Station Manager at SOAS Radio) and Katie O'Reilly Boyles (from Research, Enterprise and Knowledge Exchange), who are also both SOAS alumni.

SOAS Radio · Radio Research Forum

Professor Playlist

Professor Playlist is a new podcast series on SOAS Radio, which invites SOAS academics into the studio to share their personal journeys in research, interspersed with five of their favourite pieces of music. Fredrik Molin and Almira Farid are the hosts, taking listeners through the first five guests of the series.

SOAS Radio · Professor Playlist