Humanitarian Hub

August 1, 2019

The blog of the Humanitarian Hub in the Department of Development Studies at SOAS. Visit the Humanitarian Hub blog


June 10, 2019

The blog of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS. Visit the CISD Blog

Decolonising SOAS Blog

June 10, 2019

Decolonising SOAS is the university’s hub for research, collaboration and information on the decolonisation of higher education institutions. This project has been established to take forward this agenda at SOAS, and to provide a forum for debate, resources and toolkits on the decolonising process to connect up with other educational institutions and the wider community. Visit the Decolonising SOAS Blog

Centre for Global Media and Communication

April 30, 2019

The Centre for Global Media and Communication, sitting in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, welcomes you to engage you in critical debates about the contemporary moment, which is increasingly defined by crises, conflict, divisions, populism, confusion, panic, mistrust in political institutions and, importantly, a breakdown of communication in a digitally connected global world. In this blog, we at CGMC – staff, students and friends – will talk about what we

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LIDC Migration Leadership Team

November 1, 2018

The LIDC-MLT was established by a grant from the Economic and Social Research Council and Arts and Humanities Research Council to develop a strategy for funding research on migration that brings together the social sciences, humanities and arts, promotes effective and equitable partnerships, and seeks to generate lasting impact. Visit the LIDC Migration Leadership Team blog

Researching the Palm Oil Industry

November 1, 2018

I am a third-year PhD student in the Economics Department at SOAS, and this blog is about my PhD research on the palm oil industries in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the Philippines. I conducted fieldwork in those two countries from February to July 2017. Previous research on both countries’ palm oil industries is scarce due to issues of access, security, and transport. Visit the Researching the Palm Oil Industry blog

Inclusive Finance Project

November 1, 2018

Led by Professor Victor Murinde, AXA Chair in Global Finance at SOAS University of London, a consortium of partner institutions will collaborate on a large research project, on inclusive finance, funded under the DFID-ESRC Growth Research programme (DEGRP) Call 3, 2016-2020. Visit the Inclusive Finance blog  

Two Centuries of Indian Print

March 14, 2018

SOAS Library in partnership with the British Library is proud to be working on the Two Centuries of Indian Print project. Visit the Two Centuries of Indian Print blog

After Earth’s Violent Sway

July 21, 2017

In April and May 2015 the east-central districts of Nepal were struck by earthquakes which killed over 8000 people and displaced 2.8 million. The destructive force of these quakes impacted not only on hill districts, but also on Kathmandu. Visit the After Earth’s Violent Sway Project Blog

Caroline Osella REALM Project

July 21, 2017

Social anthropologist Caroline Osella’s project – REALM (Research and Empirical Analysis of Labour Migration) is a linked group of projects about Gulf migration, which is being funded and run by Columbia University and and New York University, Abu Dhabi. REALM is part of the bigger lab, INCITE, which stands for Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics. Visit the Caroline Osella REALM Project blog