SOAS student Selim Yaman finds himself in a professional quandary. Should he choose an academic path or pursue a career in journalism? Having trialled both professions, discover his personal observations of the pro and cons of academia vs journalism.
A YouGov poll concludes that the most desired job in the world is to be a writer. SOAS alumnus Kalle Oskari Mattila combines studying with writing in New York.
Each generation needs its own myths. The Yeti is a myth, which grew up as part of Himalayan folklore, and became assimilated into a wider mainstream. However, myths often serve as a mirror of prevailing social circumstances, as well as a driver for their formation, and the times they are a changin’.
The Brunswick Centre is a familiar meeting-point for SOAS students; however, fewer perhaps venture a few paces further in order to visit Brunswick Square
Is the Middle Easts reliance on oil slowly shifting?
The advent of a new direct freight train service between China and the UK promises to further enhance trading relations between China and the West
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has long been a subject of fascination for the Western popular media. It is typically portrayed by the shorthand of four recurring motifs – isolationism; nuclear weapons; the Kim ruling family; and vast military parades.
The European Day of Languages is celebrated on 26th September each year. It is a time to celebrate the wealth of languages spoken all around
SOAS University of London was the venue for a three-day international conference on South East Asian studies. The conference provided an opportunity for the dissemination
UNESCO marks the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition on 23rd August each year. The aim of the day
Our department of Economics is a leading centre for economics research, specialising in the study of developing and emerging nations
SOAS University of London has issued a statement regarding the recent Brexit vote: “Our Director was vigorous and robust in her support for continued membership