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SOAS scholar examines 40 years of violent rule in Syria

Salwa Ismail, Professor of Politics with reference to the Middle East at SOAS University of London, has published her new book which examines the centrality of violence to the Asad regime over a 40-year period and demonstrates how this governmental violence laid the ground for breaking the country apart.

16th November 2018

SOAS scholar awarded British Academy grant to run writing workshop in Rwanda

Dr Phil Clark, Reader in Comparative and International Politics at SOAS University of London, in a group led by Dr Nikki Palmer at King's College London and Dr Felix Ndahinda at the Aegis Trust Rwanda, has been awarded a British Academy grant of £20,000 to run a writing workshop for Rwandan scholars in Kigali in July.

1st May 2018

SOAS rises again in QS rankings

SOAS University of London has risen among the world’s elite institutions in the 2018 QS World University Rankings with four of its subject areas across a broad range of disciplines ranked amongst the world’s top 25.

28th February 2018

SOAS scholar publishes new book on roots of national identity

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Professor in Global Thought and Comparative Philosophies and Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at SOAS University of London has published a new book looking at the psychological and political roots of national identity.

18th December 2017

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