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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 Masterclass Recordings

History of Art and Archaeology Covering the Kaaba of Mecca

LCL: (South East Asia) South East Asian Studies/Vietnamese

Law: Criminal law: between freedom and coercion

South Asian Studies: Hindi/Urdu language taster

Legal Systems of Asia and Africa: Women, Customary Norms and Property Rights in Africa

BA Music &: Growing into Music in Mali, West Africa

Persian and Iranian Studies: Persian Taster and why learn this Indo-European language

LLB: The Case for an International Commission of Inquiry for Covid-19: Law and Accountability in the Time of Corona

Forced Migration / Development Studies: Forced Migration and Development

BA Social Anthropology: Porous Boundaries, Flexible Identities: Self-other Relations in South East Asia

Economics: The economics of the environment

Japanese language: Hajimemashite : Self Introduction in Japanese

Chinese Studies: Trans-Asia as Method: Performing the Chinese Cultural Revolution in Latin America

History of Japanese Art: The Power of the Shogun's Painters

Chinese: Your first Chinese lesson online !

South East Asia: Reading South East Asia in English

Development Studies: New Challenges to Development Studies

Finance and Management A Taste of International Human Resource Management

Chinese Studies: Gender and Revolution in China

UG LLB Family Law: Rights, Duties or Responsibilities? What is the role of Family law in a multicultural society?

Postgraduate Masterclass Recordings

Tibetan Buddhist Art: The Painting as a Body

Political Economy of Development and Institutions: Institutions, Governance and Development

Film and Screen (CCIMSS): From marketplace to festival space: FESFOP in Louga (Senegal)

MSc Development Economics and MSc International Finance and Development: Introduction to Development Economics and Finance

Religion and Global Politics: The Colonial Invention of Religion

Globalisation and Development: Covid-19 and Globalisation

MA/LLM: Global Environmental Problems and North-South Equity after the Pandemic

Gender Studies and Law: Women, Peace and Security

Environment, Politics and Development Urban political ecology: socionature in The Hague and Mexico City

Transnational Financial Law and Islamic Finance

MA History: Histories of world histories at SOAS

Global Media and Communication: Global media in times of crisis

Music: Paths Toward a Clearing: Ethnomusicology and environmental justice in the south east African borderlands

Development Studies: New Challenges to Development Studies Part 1
Development Studies: New Challenges to Development Studies Part 2

Finance and Management Can 'ethical finance' be guaranteed to be ethical?

Creative Industries/Popular Music It's a London thing? Race, space and bass music in the city

Alternative Dispute Resolution How do you tell the difference between a 'conflict' and a 'dispute'?