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SOAS academic co-edits book exploring breakdown of trust between Muslim and non-Muslim communities in West

Dr Amina Yaqin, Senior Lecturer in Urdu and Postcolonial Studies at SOAS University of London, has co-edited the book Muslims, Trust and Multiculturalism: New Directions with Palgrave MacMillan which explores the themes of trust and multiculturalism across a range of perspectives, employing insights from political science, sociology, literature, ethnography and cultural studies.

12th June 2018

Muslim Integration in Britain: Trevor Phillips, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi and Fatima Manji keynotes at SOAS conference

SOAS, University of London will host writer and broadcaster Trevor Phillips, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi and journalist Fatima Manji at a two-day conference on 'Muslim Integration in Britain: Engaging with the Discourse'. The conference will explore the meaning of integration as it relates to British Muslims and ask what new directions can be found to think about this contentious issue.

30th October 2015

SOAS academic presents new book on life and legacy of Khomeini

Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam has edited a new book on the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the man who led the 1979 Iranian Revolution, which resulted in his appointment as Iran’s Supreme Leader, a position he held until his death in 1989. The book has received favourable media coverage in Iran and beyond, most notably on the BBC Persian website.  

7th August 2014

SOAS professor analyses current Egypt unrest

In a video interview with AFP recorded on the 4 July, SOAS Professor Gilbert Achcar (Department of Development Studies) provides an analysis of the current unrest in Egypt in light of his recently released book, The People Want: A Radical exploration of the Arab Uprising. 

5th July 2013