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...
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)...
SOAS, University of London hosts an outreach day on Wednesday 14 May on behalf of the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP) and the Endangered Languages Archive (ELAR). The day of talks by ELDP grantees, alumni, colleagues and friends is designed to raise awareness about the dramatic loss of linguistic diversity around the globe. It is estimated...
I chose SOAS to pursue my postgraduate studies because of the school’s outstanding reputation globally and its Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy with its pertinent programme that combines theory and practical application, taught by a faculty with exceptional backgrounds. Alice Huang, MSc International Studies and Diplomacy The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)...
OVER the last month, Asian Correspondent has produced a series of features looking at pathway programs across North America and the UK that provide a route to higher education for international students who might not meet the admission requirements for direct entry. Pathway programs offer training in several fields to prepare international students for a...
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