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Scott Redford, Nasser D. Khalili Professor of Islamic Art and Archaeology at SOAS, University of London, has been awarded a grant of £99,960 by the British Council for a two-year project, which will undertake recording and prepare management plans for the fortified archaeological site of Rum Kale, an area that is highly affected by the conflict in Syria.
4th April 2017
Alphawood Scholars, along with other students in the History of Art and Archaeology MA and PhD programmes, took part in the SAAAP Paris Study Tour in March/April 2017, visiting a range of pre-eminent collections of ancient Southeast Asian scultures, manuscripts and artefacts.
3rd April 2017
The 2nd Summer Programme in Southeast Asian Art History with a focus on Hindu and Buddhist art and archaeology of central Java (8-9th Century CE) will be taking place in Yogyakarta, Central Java, July 27–2 August 2017. It is jointly run by SOAS University of London and Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM).
24th February 2017
25th November 2016
SOAS alumna Vaishnavi Patil has been announced as one of the Yenching Scholars at Peking University’s Yenching Academy for 2016/17.
1st April 2016
Students on the School of Arts’ ‘Curating Cultures’ MA module have curated five exhibitions in the Lady David Gallery at SOAS.
10th December 2015
Professor Anna Contadini and Dr Rachel Harris participate in International Conference on "Music, Art and Spirituality in Central Asia"The conference is being held at Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, October 29-31 2015. It is organised by the Intercultural Institute for Comparative Music Studies (IISMC) of the Giorgio Cini Foundation in cooperation with Aga Khan Music Initiative (AKMI); Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice; CNRS/CETOBAC, Paris; and SOAS, University of London.
28th October 2015
Cambodian ministerial delegation visits SOAS to plan major restoration of Banteay Chhmar temple. SOAS Field School to deliver on-site training in a broad range of skills associated with temple's conservation.
13th October 2015
A Special Issue of the journal African Arts focused on African photography has been guest edited by Dr Charles Gore, Senior Lecturer in the History of African Art, SOAS.
24th September 2015
International symposium explores the mysterious 13th century emergence of Theravada Buddhism in Cambodia
Scholars from around the world joined the Southeast Asian Art Academic Programme (SAAAP) at SOAS, University of London for a ground-breaking research symposium on how the 'southern' Theravada Buddhism moved into ancient Cambodia.
24th July 2015
1st July 2015
The exhibition catalogue for the Victoria and Albert Museum’s latest exhibition Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852-1860 is co-authored by Dr Crispin Branfoot, senior lecturer in South Asian Art and Archaeology.
30th June 2015
SOAS honours Grammy award-winning musician and two distinguished scholars, one a Nobel Prize-winning author, at Graduation Ceremonies
SOAS honours two distinguished figures from academia, sinologist Dr Frances Wood and Nobel Prize-winning author J M Coetzee, and Grammy award-winning musician Toumani Diabaté at 2015 Graduation Ceremonies
19th June 2015
Dr Shane McCausland, Reader in the History of Art of China at SOAS, University of London has curated an exhibition of work by Ding Yi, one of the most celebrated artists in China today.
2nd June 2015
The extensive use of geometry in Islamic design has been revealed in a new TED-Ed talk by SOAS alumnus Eric Broug.
27th May 2015
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