Professors in the United States want universities to cut ties with Confucius Institutes on campuses unless they see better guarantees of academic freedom. ...
The Fair Trade, Employment and Poverty Reduction (FTEPR) project based at SOAS, University of London, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and implemented in Ethiopia and Uganda, has just published the findings of four years of research. The project has collected detailed micro-level evidence from areas producing agricultural exports on how rural...
This August will see another instalment of the NUI Maynooth Computer Science International Summer School. Now in its 8th year, the Summer School takes place during the first three weeks of August and is a major event in the international calendar for the Department of Computer Science. My name is Joe Timoney and I’ve been...
The SOAS-led consortium “Sustainable Funding for Language-based Area Studies”, funded by the HEFCE Postgraduate Support Scheme with match-funding from SOAS, has a scholarship fund of £460,000 to award in 2014-15. These scholarships are available for 2-year full-time MA programmes dealing with the Arab World, China, Japan, Korea and South Asia. One-year (£20,000) and two-year (£40,000)...
On a recent visit to India, I spent time with undergraduate students coming to the end of their studies and thinking about their next step. While some students were planning to enter the world of work straight away, most were considering postgraduate study. Within this group, many students wanted to pursue a postgraduate programme in...
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