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Masterclasses

Get a taste of online teaching at SOAS with one of our live June Masterclasses.


Taught by SOAS academics, these are tasters of what a real lecture at SOAS would be like. Our Masterclasses cover a range of topics -- you are welcome to join as many as you like, including those not relating to your chosen programme. These are a great way to learn something new, meet SOAS lecturers and experience online teaching before September.

Undergraduate Masterclasses

Creative Arts: Music, Stigma, and Celebrity: the case of Begum Akhtar Masterclass
Mon 15 Jun 2020, 11:00 

History of Art and Archaeology Covering the Kaaba of Mecca
Mon 15 Jun 2020, 14:00 

LCL: (South East Asia) South East Asian Studies/Vietnamese
Tue 16 Jun 2020, 12:00 

South Asian Studies: Hindi/Urdu language taster
Tue 16 Jun 2020, 13:00 

Legal Systems of Asia and Africa: Women, Customary Norms and Property Rights in Africa
Wed 17 Jun 2020, 14:00 

BA Music &: Growing into Music in Mali, West Africa
Wed 17 Jun 2020, 15:00 

Persian and Iranian Studies: Persian Taster and why learn this Indo-European langauge
Wed 17 Jun 2020, 16:00 

LLB: The Case for an International Commission of Inquiry for Covid-19: Law and Accountability in the Time of Corona
Thu 18 Jun 2020, 11:00 

BA Social Anthropology: Porous Boundaries, Flexible Identities: Self-other Relations in South East Asia
Mon 22 Jun 2020, 11:00 

Economics: The economics of the environment
Mon 22 Jun 2020, 11:00 

Japanese language: Hajimemashite : Self Introduction in Japanese
Tue 23 Jun 2020, 13:00 

Chinese Literature: Martial Arts Fiction
Wed 24 Jun 2020, 13:00 

History of Art and Archaeology Covering the Kaaba of Mecca
Thu 25 Jun 2020, 11:00 

Chinese: Your first Chinese lesson online!
Fri 26 Jun 2020, 11:00 

South East Asia: Reading South East Asia in English
Fri 26 Jun 2020, 12:00 

Chinese Studies: Gender and Revolution in China
Fri 26 Jun 2020, 14:00 

UG LLB Family Law: Rights, Duties or Responsibilities? What is the role of Family law in a multicultural society?
Fri 26 Jun 2020, 14:00 

History of Japanese Art: The Power of the Shogun's Painters
Fri 26 Jun 2020, 16:00

Postgraduate Masterclasses 

History of Art & Archaeology: The Süleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul: Tradition, Innovation, & Genius
Mon 15 Jun 2020, 11:00

Media Studies: Comparative approach to online hate speech
Mon 15 Jun 2020, 11:00

Tibetan Buddhist Art: The Painting as a Body
Mon 15 Jun 2020, 15:00

South Asian Studies: Hindi/Urdu language taster
Tue 16 Jun 2020, 13:00 

Political Economy of Development and Institutions: Institutions, Governance and Development
Tue 16 Jun 2020, 15:00

Film and Screen (CCIMSS): From marketplace to festival space: FESFOP in Louga (Senegal)
Wed 17 Jun 2020, 11:00

MSc Development Economics and MSc International Finance and Development: Introduction to Development Economics and Finance
Wed 17 Jun 2020, 13:00

Persian and Iranian Studies: Persian Taster and why learn this Indo-European langauge
Wed 17 Jun 2020, 16:00 

Religion and Global Politics: The Colonial Invention of Religion
Thu 18 Jun 2020, 13:00

MA/LLM: Global Environmental Problems and North-South Equity after the Pandemic
Thu 18 Jun 2020, 14:00

Forced Migration / Development Studies: Forced Migration and Development
Fri 19 Jun 2020, 11:00

Environment, Politics and Development Urban political ecology: socionature in The Hague and Mexico City
Mon 22 Jun 2020, 13:00

MA History: Histories of world histories at SOAS'
Thu 25 Jun 2020, 12:00

Music: Paths Toward a Clearing: Ethnomusicology and environmental justice in the south east African borderlands
Fri 26 Jun 2020, 11:00

Creative Industries/Popular Music: It's a London thing? Race, space and bass music in the city
Fri 26 Jun 2020, 14:00

Alternative Dispute Resolution How do you tell the difference between a 'conflict' and a 'dispute'?
Fri 26 Jun 2020, 15:00