After Earth’s Violent Sway

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

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

Worthing by Accident

A blog of flash ethnography, based on interview and participant-observation work around Worthing, a seaside town in West Sussex, England. Go to this blog

The Middle East in London

The aim of London Middle East Institute (LMEI) is to promote knowledge of all aspects of the Middle East including its complexities, problems, achievements and opportunities. Go to this blog

SOAS Research Blog

SOAS is unique. It is the only higher education institution in the UK specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. Go to this blog

South East Asia at SOAS

“When I retire, I’m going back to SOAS!” This phrase became something of a mantra for me during my final years of teaching. However, as the time to apply grew closer and this aspiration looked like becoming a reality, I started to become nervous. Go to this blog

South Asia Notes

SOAS South Asia Institute (SSAI) represents the most extensive and diverse community of scholars working on South Asia of any university in Europe. Go to this blog

Research and Evidence Facility: Horn of Africa

The Research and Evidence Facility team held a consultation meeting on the 16th of June 2017 with stakeholders in Kampala, Uganda. Participants ranged from those working for NGOs such as the Danish Refugee Council, UNHCR and UNICEF to locally based organisations such as Network for Ugandan Researchers and Research Networks. Go to this blog

Muslimwise

The Centre of Islamic Studies, SOAS was established in 1995, and aims to promote scholarship and research in all areas of Islamic Studies, past and present. The Centre has an active research programme, and a number of doctorate and MPhil degree students. Students benefit from our staff’s wide-ranging expertise within the field of Islamic Studies, and our commitment to the creation of a supportive research environment. Go to this blog

MSc Labour, Social Movements & Development

Our department takes a heterodox approach, seeking not only to understand the major drivers of development, but also to critically evaluate them with a view towards informing more just and equitable approaches to development. Go to this blog