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A conference at SOAS, University of London will explore the substantial rise of Pentecostal Christianity in developing countries and its implications for politics, social relations, inter-religious affairs, gender roles, and economics.
5th August 2014
PhD candidate Hany Rashwan presents at the Royal African Society’s annual African literature and book festival, "Africa Writes 2014"
Hany Rashwan will present papers in: The Royal African Society’s annual African literature and book festival, "Africa Writes 2014"; the “14th Conference of the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media"; in “The Language of Persuasion: Linguistic Approaches to Its Theory and Practice in the Classical World"; and in the workshop of “Ancient Egyptian Language and Texts 6."
26th July 2014
Three SOAS, University of London scholars will join an interdisciplinary team of researchers for a £1 million fieldwork project exploring rural to urban migration, as part of a new Field Research Programme initiative led by the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) with the Institute of British Geographers (IBG).
10th July 2014
The Second Annual CCLPS Postgraduate Conference, "From the Speech to the Act: Performativity on the Margins"
The Second Annual CCLPS Postgraduate Conference, From the Speech to the Act: Performativity on the Margins held on 13 June 2014 was a resounding success. Selected papers from the conference will be published in an upcoming issue of the SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research. A podcast of the conference is also forthcoming.
13th June 2014
The Liberia-born scholar was inspired to write Gbagba because she wanted to “start a revolution from below by giving children the verbal tools to question the confusing ethical codes of the adults around them.”
22nd May 2014
SOAS, University of London will be hosting its first conference to develop scholarly engagement with African Philosophy next month.
10th April 2014
Dr Phil Clark, Reader in Comparative and International Politics at SOAS, University of London has co-edited a special edition of the Journal of Eastern African Studies (JEAS) focusing on Rwanda 20 years after the genocide.
3rd April 2014
The seventh Residential School will explore issues of governance and development in Africa through an intensive programme of lectures, seminars and workshops later this month.
26th March 2014
Scholarly research on slavery and the African diaspora will be presented in a series of films at SOAS, University of London, starting this month, to highlight slavery in the African continent and its eastwards dimension within the Indian Ocean World.
13th February 2014
'Gender equality and empowerment of women through radio'
Hosted by SOAS Radio and the Centre of African Studies at SOAS, University of London
Supported by UNESCO
28th January 2014
21st January 2014
Dr Mike Jennings, Chair of the Centre of African Studies at SOAS, University of London pays tribute to Nelson Mandela.
6th December 2013
‘Doing Business in East Africa’, hosted at SOAS, University of London, will explore the opportunities and address the challenges of creating or growing a business in East Africa.
31st October 2013
Dr Laura Hammond, a senior lecturer in Development Studies at SOAS, University of London has helped to launch an international campaign to protect remittance flows to Somalia and the wider Horn of Africa Region.
28th June 2013
Professor Graham Furniss, Pro-Director for Research and Enterprise at SOAS, University of London, has been awarded an OBE for services to higher education and scholarship in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, published on Saturday 15 June.
15th June 2013
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