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Massively Popular MOOC

Massively Popular MOOC

By Tue, May 20, 2014 7:03PM UTC Comments Off Massively Popular MOOC

  Understanding Research Methods is the first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) to be run in partnership between SOAS, University of London, the University of London International Academy, and Coursera. The MOOC is open to anyone and it is free to enrol.  The course starts on 2 June and runs for six weeks, and has...

Collaboration for language preservation and revitalisation in Asia

By Wed, May 14, 2014 5:22PM UTC Comments Off Collaboration for language preservation and revitalisation in Asia

  Professor Peter K. Austin of SOAS, University of London leads a group of 10 UK-based mentors and early career researchers travelling to Bangkok, Thailand, on 18 May for a 1-week workshop on “Collaboration for language preservation and revitalisation in Asia” funded under the British Council Researcher Links initiative. The group includes SOAS staff and...

BA English at SOAS challenges the traditional approach to the study of language and literature

By Fri, May 02, 2014 10:25PM UTC Comments Off T S Eliot plaque on Faber Building

  English is a global language.  It is used as a first, second and foreign language by close to one billion people around the world.  Its global reach has made it one of the most successful means of international communication in history.  Global English has also created a rich tapestry of literatures in English and...

New BA in Global Popular Music

By Wed, Apr 30, 2014 9:20PM UTC Comments Off Indonesian gamelan ensemble.

The new BA in Global Popular Music, launched at SOAS, University of London, offers a unique programme that allows students to focus on popular and contemporary music styles and cultures in global perspective. The degree includes generic courses, which develop students’ understanding of theoretical approaches to the study of popular music; practical skills courses in...

World Music Summer School

By Thu, Apr 10, 2014 9:51PM UTC Comments Off Adriano Adewale

Now in its twelfth year, the Department of Music at SOAS is pleased to announce the programme of courses for its World Music Summer School 2014. Classes run from 16 June until 8 July, and feature a range of worldwide musical traditions, which is unique, varied and truly multicultural.  If you are passionate about music...

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