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Together with colleagues at the British Museum, Dr Angus Lockyer, Lecturer in the Department of History at SOAS University of London, is engaged in research on Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, which has underpinned a major new exhibition at the British Museum, opening this week.
23rd May 2017
SOAS University of London has risen 5 places to 25th in the latest Guardian University Guide and is also rated in the UK’s top 15 for students’ satisfaction with teaching.
16th May 2017
SOAS doctoral student speaks at special meeting of the International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent
25th April 2017
Andrew George, Professor of Babylonian at SOAS University of London has edited a new volume on Assyrian archival texts.
28th February 2017
A new book looking at the development and history of SOAS University of London has been published to celebrate SOAS’s centenary.
14th October 2016
SOAS University of London took part in Curious? Futures last month, a festival fusing science, art and culture.
11th August 2016
Dr Marie Rodet, Senior Lecturer in the History of Africa at SOAS, University of London has been awarded a British Library Endangered Archives Programme grant for an archival project focusing on slave emancipation in Western Mali.
10th June 2016
26th May 2016
SOAS, University of London is moving up among the world’s elite institutions with eleven of its subject areas across a broad range of disciplines now scoring highly in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016.
23rd March 2016
SOAS University of London’s first ever Elephant Conference will be held in India at the Centre for Ecological Sciences at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore on 4-6 April 2016.
17th March 2016
New edited book from SOAS scholar’s AHRC-funded ‘Urban Violence in the Middle East’ research project
Dr Nelida Fuccaro, Reader in the Modern History of the Middle East at SOAS University of London launches her latest edited book at SOAS on the violence in the public lives of modern Middle Eastern cities.
11th March 2016
Dr Mandy Sadan, Reader in the History of South East Asia at SOAS University of London, delivered a speech in the Jinghpo language at a community and local government conference at Mangshi in Yunnan.
3rd March 2016
SOAS scholar helps to secure AHRC grant worth nearly £1 million to study Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai
Together with colleagues at the British Museum, Dr Angus Lockyer, Lecturer in the Department of History at SOAS University of London, has been awarded a major research grant by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The grant, worth nearly £930,000 in total, is for a project on the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai entitled ‘Late Hokusai: Thought, Technique, Society’ (1760-1849).
9th February 2016
SOAS historian Dr Mandy Sadan has been awarded a major international prize for her book about northern Myanmar, Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma (British Academy/OUP 2013)
10th September 2015
The story of the Dulwich Boys, a group of young men who studied Japanese at SOAS, University of London during the Second World War, has been featured on the BBC Radio 4's Today Programme (01:41:27) and in the BBC Magazine.
12th August 2015
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