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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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Media Studies
Andrew Osmond

Academia vs journalism? Reaching a career crossroads

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.

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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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Film Studies
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Rachel Dwyer: Hindi cinema & South Asian studies

My major area of research and publication is Hindi cinema, my latest work being Bollywood’s India. I’ve worked closely with several of the industry’s key figures, and I write and speak about film beyond the academy in the Indian and global media.

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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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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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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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