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Religion in Global Politics

By Thu, May 15, 2014 8:36AM UTC Comments Off

  The so-called ‘resurgence’ of religion in the public sphere in recent decades is now a significant area of academic study and societal interest, provoking a complex set of responses, ranging from vehement opposition to the very idea that religious concepts and commitments have a right to expression in public, political debates to a reassessment...

Indian anti-graft party chief punched in capital

By Sat, Apr 05, 2014 11:10AM UTC 0 Comment

NEW DELHI (AP) — A man has punched the chief of India’s anti-corruption party twice in the face during a campaign stop in the capital, three days before the start of national elections in the world’s biggest democracy. The motive for the attack Friday on Arvind Kejriwal, the head of the Aam Admi Party, or...

Spend the summer studying in London

By Fri, Apr 04, 2014 5:56PM UTC 0 Comment

SOAS, University of London has just announced its exciting new range of summer school courses, available for booking now. Taking a summer course at SOAS enables students to learn about a wide range of different topics in an intensive format, combining theory and practice.  Students from all backgrounds are welcome to take part in the...

New MSc Environment, Politics and Development

By Wed, Mar 26, 2014 12:44AM UTC 0 Comment

  SOAS, University of London launches an exciting new MSc programme in Environment, Politics and Development. Taught by leading political ecologists, the MSc offers a critical analysis of key contemporary issues including water, forestry, climate, fisheries, agricultural production, biodiversity, conflicts and energy supply. The programme explores challenging questions, including: • How does the environment intersect...

SOAS launches a new South Asia Institute

By Wed, Mar 19, 2014 10:24PM UTC 0 Comment

The newly launched SOAS South Asia Institute aims to consolidate SOAS’ research strengths in the region and make SOAS the premier UK institution for the multi-disciplinary study of South Asia: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and the Maldives. The creation of the Institute marks a renewal of the School’s focus on this region....