Tag: politics

Politics and International Studies
Andrew Osmond

Paper Airplanes Across Syria

The civil war in Syria has its origin in civilian protests, which sprung up across many countries in the Middle East and North Africa as a consequence of the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011.

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Religions and Philosophies
Andrew Osmond

A Celebration of Max Weber

Hinduism and Buddhism was Max Weber’s second essay (after Confucianism and Taoism), which examined the economic ethics of the world religions. SOAS University of London

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Politics and International Studies
Andrew Osmond

World Population Day

11 July is World Population Day. This year’s theme is “investing in teenage girls.” Teenage girls in many regions across the globe face considerable challenges,

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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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Development Studies
Andrew Osmond

World Refugee Day

20th June is World Refugee Day. The day is dedicated to raising awareness of the plight of refugees worldwide. The event is recognised in over

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