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Professor Walter Simon, Chinese studies, sinology, China
Languages and Cultures
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Professor Walter Simon CBE FBA

Around eighty years ago, Walter Simon fled Germany to come to the UK, where he took up a post as a lecturer at the School of Oriental Studies.

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Phantom Railings, Malet Street Gardens, London
Life at SOAS
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The Phantom Railings Are Back

Walk past the walled garden at the British Museum end of Malet Street and hear the notes of a stick being run along metal railings in unison with your steps. The Phantom Railings are back!

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Why study languages? - Languages and cultures
Languages and Cultures
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Why study languages?

Why should humans bother to learn another language; can a translation system, however sophisticated, replace human beings?

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Music
Andrew Osmond

World Music Summer School

Now in its fourteenth year, the World Music Summer School at SOAS University of London showcases a unique and diverse range of musical talents. Classes

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