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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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Languages and Cultures
Andrew Osmond

Korean Studies

There are approximately 80 million Korean language speakers in the world, which include 50 million in South Korea, 24 million in North Korea, and nearly

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Languages and Cultures
Andrew Osmond

Joint East Asian Studies Conference

SOAS University of London hosted the Joint East Asian Studies Conference (JEAS) from 7-9 September 2016. The conference is a triennial meeting held by the

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Languages and Cultures
Andrew Osmond

South Asian Studies

The South Asia Institute (SSAI) at SOAS University of London represents the largest multi-disciplinary community of scholars working on South Asia of any university in

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Languages and Cultures
Andrew Osmond

Taiwan Summer School

Students and academics have been celebrating the 9th SOAS Taiwan Studies Summer School at SOAS University of London. The event runs over four days and

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