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...
The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is one of Scotland’s largest modern universities and has a proud tradition of excellence in education. The University has been offering vocational programmes for more than 100 years. It has around 15.500 students, including,1,100 international students, and is an innovative and inclusive institution. The School of Social...
A few days ago, Asian academics and policy makers called for further investment in social science research, arguing more funding was needed to address issues and provide informed policy making. Already in November, a UNESCO report had blamed India’s lack of funding for its low volume of research into climate change and the environment. The...
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...
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....
India’s Sonia Gandhi in hospital
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Rights group protest judges’ sacking in Maldives
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Serbia jails 11 rights activists during China summit
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Pakistan grants bail to main Mumbai attack suspect
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NZ man accused of insulting Buddhism goes on trial in Burma
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China arrests policeman blamed for wrongful conviction
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