To celebrate the centenary of SOAS, Bertha Dochouse is screening a series of films that tell fascinating stories about people’s experiences of intimate, cross-cultural relationships in Africa and Asia.

The theme of mother-children relationships runs through several of the films and, notably, three of the four films were made by young women directors.

The first screening takes place today,...
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To celebrate the centenary of SOAS Bertha Dochouse is screening a series

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In June and July, our music department will host our unique World Music Summer School 2017 including 24 extraordinary workshops aimed at a wide range of abilities and interests.

In the run up to event why not test your music knowledge with our glorious selection of traditional instruments from around the world.

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In June and July our music department will host our unique World

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Onyema Ugorji, 28, is a corporate finance lawyer with his own office in the London branch of one of the world’s most international and reputable law firms.

In this interview, he reveals the secret of his success and lets law students in on what is required to land a corporate law job in the City.
Onyema Ugorji 28 is a corporate finance lawyer with his own office

Alumni speak: How to become a corporate lawyer | Study at SOAS Blog

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Birte Strunk
Connor Trumpold
Can you guess which single party three SOAS graduates are representing in the election?
Can you guess which single party three SOAS graduates are representing in the election

Can you guess which single party three SOAS grads are representing in the election? | Study at SOAS Blog

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Aaron Njovu
Students! Have you registered to vote? Deadline coming up on 22 May #GenerationVote
The 2017 SOAS learning and teaching conference focuses on collaborations and partnerships between staff and students and is aimed at all those with an interest in teaching and learning, education development and student engagement. The conference includes presentations from students as well as staff and provides a great opportunity to exchange ideas, and to celebrate, promote and disseminate...
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The 2017 SOAS learning and teaching conference focuses on collaborations and partnerships

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Abigail Moselle and Jordana Belaiche "are both sick" of the lack of fair representation of women in the arts, which is one of the reasons they have written the award-winning play Knowledge is Power. (The other is that they're just talented writers who love theatre.)

It features an all-female cast and is set to delight audiences at this year's Edinburgh Fringe.In this interview, the two...
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Abigail Moselle and Jordana Belaiche are both sick of the lack of
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Dr Mohamed ElBaradei, Nobel Peace Prize winner live at SOAS.

This lecture will examine the inextricable link between human dignity and a sustainable world order. It will focus on the increasing global inequity and insecurity that mar our world leading to a serious crises of global governance. It will suggest measures that are necessary to save ourselves from self destruction.
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Ahmed M. Elenany
Ahmed M. Elenany
SOAS scores top marks among London universities in Guardian University Guide 2018 for teaching satisfaction and overall quality of its courses.

In London, SOAS has risen to fourth place and in the overall league table, SOAS has risen five places to 25th in the UK and is also rated in the UK’s top 15 for students’ satisfaction with teaching.

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SOAS scores top marks among London universities in Guardian University Guide 2018

SOAS enhances place among London’s elite universities in 2018 Guardian Guide | SOAS University of London

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Tomorrow, SOAS welcomes Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr Mohamed ElBaradei who will be speaking as part of SOAS’s Centenary Lecture Series. The lecture will focus on human dignity and world order.

Dr Mohamed ElBaradei was Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and is currently Director General Emeritus. In 2005, he was jointly awarded with the IAEA the Nobel Peace Prize....
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Tomorrow SOAS welcomes Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr Mohamed ElBaradei who will
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Conversations in Bloomsbury Series

On 22 May, celebrated author Kamila Shamsie will be in conversation with Bilal Tanweer.

Bilal is the author of the novel 'The Scatter Here Is Too Great', which won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize and was shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and The Chautauqua Prize.

Kamila is the author of six novels, including 'Burnt Shadows', which...
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Conversations in Bloomsbury Series On 22 May celebrated author Kamila Shamsie will

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SOAS PhD scholar David Wearing writing in the Guardian in his article: "Immigration will remain a toxic issue until Britain faces up to its colonial past"

"The chauvinistic myth of the righteous empire is alive and well on both sides of the channel. The thousands of Kenyans arbitrarily rounded up and subjected to nightmarish abuses in British detention camps in the 1950s might take issue with...
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SOAS PhD scholar David Wearing writing in the Guardian in his article

Immigration will remain a toxic issue until Britain faces up to its colonial past | David Wearing

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Jim Reid
Tina Pande
SOAS alumnus Professor and former diplomat Mostafa El-Feki has been appointed as the new head of Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt. Professor Mostafa el Feki was awarded a PhD in Political Science at SOAS in 1977.
SOAS alumnus Professor and former diplomat Mostafa ElFeki has been appointed as

Professor and former diplomat Mostafa El-Feki appointed head of Bibliotheca Alexandrina - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online

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China probably suffers more from environmental challenges than any other country at the moment. This debate seeks to use the case of China to reflect on what the key issues are in confronting what might be the most pivotal challenge for our generation and the ones that follow.
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Tenzin Yado
Abdoulla Mahfouz
We have a great range of UG and PG music programmes. Here's just a little taste of what you can expect at SOAS
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This Saturday SOAS will mark the 21st anniversary of the well-loved statue of Thiruvalluvar which sits just outside the main campus gates.

This forms part of SOAS University of London's Thiruvalluvar Celebration Day to commemorate the great Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar. Join us for an afternoon of lectures, readings and performances which will celebrate his work and influence on Tamil scholarship...
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This Saturday SOAS will mark the 21st anniversary of the wellloved statue

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Julius Alexander De Michelis
Prasanth Wong
From Fela Kuti to Candi Station, Abba to Janet Kay, former music journalist and SOAS academic Caspar Melville offers up his favourite tracks in our lastest blog and provides students with a much-needed 'Revision' playlist as well as 'Dance' and 'Diva'.

Check out the pre-made Spotify playlists on our blog!
From Fela Kuti to Candi Station Abba to Janet Kay former music

Playlist recommendations every student needs: Caspar Melville | Study at SOAS Blog

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This week SOAS will be hosting the annual SOAS China Institute ‘China Debate’, bringing together experts from across media, government, NGOs and academia to examine China’s experience in confronting the global environmental challenge.

Chaired by London-based writer, broadcaster and CEO of chinadialogue, Isabel Hilton, the debate will examine how the second largest economy and ‘the factory of...
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This week SOAS will be hosting the annual SOAS China Institute China
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The SOAS Ceilidh Band have been off again - this time on a whistle stop tour of Turkey and Iraq in solidarity with refugees, where some of the younger generation even came and accompanied the band with whistles (see pic).

See our blog for video and more photos:
The SOAS Ceilidh Band have been off again this time on a

Bringing music and solidarity to refugee children of Turkey and Iraq | Study at SOAS Blog

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Is America losing its moral authority?

And what affect is Trump’s rhetoric having on America’s ability to influence the trajectory of global politics?

Dr Leslie Vinjamuri argues words have power and words that come out of the US President's mouth have extraordinary power.

"“All eyes are on Donald Trump. He’s gotten more coverage than any other President, so the words that he is using are...
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Is America losing its moral authority And what affect is Trumps rhetoric

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