SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research

The aim of the SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research is to showcase the talent and diverse research interests of SOAS research students. First conceived of in 2005, the Journal was re-launched in 2010 and has been published annually ever since.

The Journal publishes full-length articles and short articles on any aspect of the research and fieldwork process. This can include, but is not limited to, personal reflections, translations, engagements with audio-visual materials, and interviews. The Journal also publishes book reviews.


All submissions should follow the citation method outlined in the Chicago Manual of Style and be sent by e-mail to: Guidance for authors can be found in the  Journal Rights and Regulations (pdf; 66kb) .


Any questions and queries should be directed to the editorial board at The current editorial team for 2021-22 are: 

  • Editor in Chief: Ruzbeh Hodiwala
  • Co-editor Review: Shreya Bhattacharya and Panagiotis Gkagkatsis
  • Co-editor Quality Assurance: Sakhi Nitin Anita
  • Co-editor Communications and Events: Giada Vercelli

Latest issue

Vol 14 (2022) Thiking about Disruption

Latest Call for Papers

Call for Papers Issue 15 Theme: Opportunity in Crisis


The SOAS Journal of Graduate Research was conceived of and executed through the hard work of SOAS PhD students back in 2005.  

The Journal showcases the talent of SOAS' junior researchers and the expanse of research interests, topics and regions covered at SOAS and should be seen as an introduction to the range of research expertise offered by SOAS' junior researchers.

ISSN 2517-6218

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