Languages, Cultures and Linguistics News
Swahili students interviewed on BBC Focus on Africa and BBC Swahili to celebrate World Mother Tongue Day
Swahili students were interviewed on BBC Focus on Africa and BBC Swahili to celebrate World Mother Tongue Day.
1st March 2019
29th January 2019
MULOSIGE, a SOAS University of London project exploring multilingualism is working with N4 library in Islington to expand their book collection in languages chosen by the local community.
19th November 2018
We are happy to announce that a number of PhD scholarships are available for the academic year 2019/20 for research on SLCL core fields.
7th November 2018
Sahana Bajpaie, Senior Teaching Fellow in Bengali, at SOAS University of London has been awarded the Bengal’s Pride Award for her contribution to arts and culture with Tagore songs and folk music.
12th June 2018
HRH the Prince of Wales welcomed a group of UK-Al-Azhar scholar's programme, including SOAS Teaching Fellow Mohammed Gamal Abdelnour, to share thoughts and offer reflections on ways of promoting religious tolerance and countering extremism.
8th May 2018
SOAS University of London has been awarded major funding from HEFCE’s Catalyst fund for a project to safeguard UK provision in strategically important and vulnerable languages (SIL) of Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
28th September 2017
SOAS University of London scholar Francesca Orsini, Professor of Hindi and South Asian Literature, and SOAS President Graça Machel have been honoured with fellowships by the British Academy.
25th July 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
Lewis H Glinert, Professorial Research Associate at SOAS University of London, has published a book exploring the extraordinary hold that Hebrew has had on Jews and Christians, who have invested it with a symbolic power far beyond that of any other language in history.
28th February 2017
Writer and lawyer Raja Shehadeh will be speaking at SOAS University of London on 9 March as part of SOAS’s Centenary Lecture Series. The lecture ‘Reflections on the failures of international law and human rights, and on sources of hope’ will focus on Israel and Palestine.
28th February 2017
For the second year running, six BA Arabic students from SOAS University of London have had their prizewinning independent study projects published by the Department of the Near and Middle East in recognition of their achievements.
27th February 2017
Professor Shintaro Arakawa will be joining the SOAS South East Asia Institute to further their research and studies in the Tagut language.
31st January 2017
The vitality of the research environment in SOAS’ Faculty of Languages and Cultures puts it in the UK top ten in the 2014 Research Assessment Framework.
18th December 2014