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SOAS scholar awarded £800k grant by AHRC for project on historic ethnographic archives in Nigeria and Sierra Leone

Paul Basu, Professor of Anthropology at SOAS University of London has been awarded a grant of £805,032 by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for a project exploring historic ethnographic archives and collections relating to Nigeria and Sierra Leone, as well as their significance for Nigerian and Sierra Leonean communities in West Africa, the UK and beyond today.

16th January 2018

SOAS scholar finalist for 2017 National Jewish Book Award

Dr Naomi Leite, Lecturer in Social Anthropology at SOAS University of London, has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 National Jewish Book Award, awarded by the Jewish Book Council for her work Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging .

16th January 2018

SOAS scholar’s exhibition on the architectural heritage of Yemen to travel to Italy

The SOAS Brunei Gallery exhibition on the architectural heritage of Yemen, curated by Trevor H.J. Marchand, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at SOAS University of London, will open this week at the MAO Museum of Oriental Art, via San Domenico 11, Turin, Italy. The Museum holds over 2,000 works from Asia, with its fourth floor mainly dedicated to art of the Islamic countries.

9th October 2017

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