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Rachel Harris awarded British Academy grant to research Uyghur cultural heritage as part of programme to tackle UN Sustainable Development Goals
11th October 2018
SOAS ethnomusicologist Dr Richard Williams embarks on US lecture tour
7th March 2018
Two films made in collaboration with the Department of Music at SOAS University of London have been shortlisted for this year’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Research in Film Awards.
31st October 2017
SOAS University of London’s Department of Music, the largest and leading centre in Europe for the study of world music, has announced its programme for the 2017/18 concert series.
17th October 2017
The Jewish Music Institute (JMI) has renewed its support for the Joe Loss Lecturer in Jewish Music at SOAS University of London for the next five years.
9th October 2017
SOAS ethnomusicologist plays central role in pioneering new album fusing traditional Malian music with Western classical string quartet
SOAS University of London ethnomusicologist Dr Lucy Durán, who has been working with leading Malian musicians for many years, has played a central role in the creation, research, selection of repertoire, and music production of the recently released Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet album 'Ladilikan'.
3rd October 2017
"Ladilikan" a unique collaboration between the Malian super group Trio Da Kali (Lassana Diabaté on balafon; Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté (vocalist; the daughter of Kassé Mady Diabaté, Mali's celebrated male singer); and Mamadou Kouyaté on bass ngoni (the eldest son of ngoni virtuoso Bassekou Kouyaté), together with the renowned Kronos Quartet from San Francisco.
26th September 2017
Dr Nick Gray, Senior Lecturer in the Music of South East Asia at SOAS University of London, has released the self-titled debut album My Tricksy Spirit
24th August 2017
SOAS University of London is hosting a fundraising concert this Saturday to help raise money for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.
20th July 2017
SOAS University of London’s renowned music summer school starts this week with an array of practical workshops, taster sessions and inspiring master classes. From flamenco rhythms on the cajónto to studying Senegalese Sabar drumming, students can take their pick from a range of versatile courses this summer.
20th June 2017
Students and staff from the Department of Music at SOAS University of London performed at the opening of the Going Global Conference 2017, held in Westminster on 22 May.
6th June 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
Wolper Production, the company behind the remake of the 1970s programme Roots, has funded three fieldwork awards at SOAS University of London.
20th February 2017
Ethnomusicologist Dr Lucy Durán, and kora player Kadialy Kouyate, of the Music Department at SOAS, were advisors on the music, language and culture for the first two episodes of the remake of the legendary ROOTS TV series, to be broadcast in the UK for the first time on BBC Four on February 8, 2017.
6th February 2017
SOAS academics and students have collaborated with Giulia Saccogna and Damian Hicks to create a video installation for Utopia 2016, held at Somerset House.
16th November 2016
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