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SOAS History blog

4 May 2021
SOAS History Blog launch

It's launch week here at the SOAS History Blog and we'd like to invite you to our 'going live' Launch Event this Thursday 6 May at 5:30pm (UK time). We'll be showcasing our collection of launch articles, providing you with a chance to ask any question about how the Blog works and how to get involved, and with an open social opportunity to meet some of your fellow SOASians.


1730-1745 Introducing our opening line up of contributors

  • Tariq Mir, current PhD Candidate
    The Tigris Still Runs Black With Ink: Untangling the Myths Surrounding the Development of Islamic Thought
  • Dr Nadia Aït Saïd-Ghanem, BA Postdoctoral Fellow
    Article: Ibrahim Elias Gejou and Old Babylonian omens
  • David McKee, current MA Student
    Book Review: Race and Reunion by David Blight (2001)
  • Nayantara Lamba and Summayah Wong; current BA students
    The creators of the Blog logo and design content!

1745-1800 The Blog Team (editors) Answer Your Questions

1800-1830 Open Social Space - Find a collaborator or make a new connection!

For further information contact  for Zoom Details

What is the SOAS History Blog?

The HRP Department of SOAS is launching a new digital platform and we're inviting you to contribute! The SOAS History Blog has been built as a space where any SOAS students, staff and alumni interested in the broad subject of 'history' are welcome to contribute articles, events, and profile-pieces. To find out more join our mailing list or student WhatsApp group (here), or send us an email directly to .

Haritha Balasubramaniyan, HRP UG she/her
Ellan Lincoln-Hyde, HRP PhD they/them
Dr Andrea Janku, HRP Senior Lecturer in History she/her

SOAS History Blog - launching 6 May 2021
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