One of the greatest joys of being a member of faculty at CGS is teaching amazing MA students who come through our programmes every academic year. This year we would like to include you in our joy by sharing with you the innovative work of students we had the pleasure of teaching and supervising. We have acknowledged four students through three programme prizes and one dissertation innovation prize. While these stand out
Our Work – Awards – PhD Candidate Akanksha Mehta wins the third place in the Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology
PhD candidate Akanksha Mehta won the third prize in the Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology awarded by Social Science Research Council (USA). The prize is given to students who incorporate visual analyses in the social sciences. She will be collecting her prize at the International Sociology Association’s Annual Conference in Vienna. Here entry can be accessed here. Between Home and Away – An Everyday Narrative of Migrant Communities in London [2016: Third
MA Gender Studies ALUMNa, GEETAKSHI ARORA, awarded inaugural Noor Inayat Khan Prize Geetakshi Arora, a student from India who studied for an MA Gender Studies at SOAS University of London during 2014-15, has been awarded the first Noor Inayat Khan Prize for her ‘outstanding’ dissertation. The prize is awarded by the Noor Inayat Khan Memorial Trust and the SOAS South Asia Institute (SSAI) to a SOAS MA student working in
CGS Faculty member, Dr. Rahul Rao, was awarded the LGBTQA Caucus Scholar Award at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention in Atlanta in March 2016.
From February to March 2016, PhD student Mary Austin, was in Indonesia researching links between the anti-Suharto student movement, feminist NGOs and trade unions in the movement for an Indonesian domestic workers’ law. She was greatly assisted by a Language Acquisition grant of £640 from the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences which helped her improve her interviewing and transcription/translating skills.