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SOAS scholar at Joint Committee on Human Rights discussing freedom of speech at universities

Alison Scott-Baumann, Professor of Society and Belief at SOAS University of London and Project Leader, of the AHRC funded Re/presenting Islam on Campus Project gave evidence at the Joint Committee on Human Rights on free speech and the importance of strengthening interfaith work on campus. The JCHR today published their final report on freedom of speech in universities, citing Professor Scott-Baumann’s research.

27th March 2018

SOAS scholar publishes book on Jewish art

Professor Catherine Hezser, Professor of Jewish Studies at SOAS, has published a book on Jewish art in collaboration with Dr Uzi Leibner from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

10th June 2016

Bahr Kukkuṭāsana SOAS scholar secures major grant to explore history of hatha yoga

Dr James Mallinson, the world’s leading scholar of pre-modern haṭha yoga and lecturer at SOAS, University of London, has received an Economic Research Council (ERC) grant worth €1.85m to lead a research project on the history of hatha yoga.

12th November 2015

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