History: new acquisitions in SOAS Library, June & July 2018

By Mary Fisk|July 31, 2018|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Korea, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections during June and July  2018 Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in  Comparative and thematic Natives: race and class in the ruins of empire / Akala. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10286134 Unfabling the East:

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Ancient Near East, Semitics & Judaica: new acquisitions in SOAS Library, June & July 2018

By Mary Fisk|July 31, 2018|Ancient Near East, Ancient Near East Semitics & Judaica, Art and Archaeology, History, Religions|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library in the field of Ancient Near Eastern studies, Semitics and Judaica during June & July 2018. Please note that this section of the Library also includes material on the history and politics of modern Israel / Palestine. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that e-book content is accessible

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Philosophy: recent acquisitions for SOAS Library, April & May 2018

By Mary Fisk|May 25, 2018|Philosophy|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Philosophy collections during April and May 2018. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in  Comparative and thematic Explorations in global ethics: comparative religious ethics and interreligious dialogue / edited by Sumner B. Twiss

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Religions: recent acquisitions for SOAS Library, April & May 2018

By Mary Fisk|May 25, 2018|Philosophy, Religions|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions collections during April and May 2018. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in Comparative and thematic T&T Clark reader in Kierkegaard as theologian / edited by Lee C. Barrett. –

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History: recent acquisitions for SOAS Library, April & May 2018

By Mary Fisk|May 25, 2018|Africa, Art and Archaeology, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Pacific Islands, Religion, Research methods, South Asia, South East Asia|

 This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections during April and May 2018 Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in Comparative and thematic Manuscripts and archives: comparative views on record-keeping / edited by Alessandro Bausi, Christian Brockmann, Michael Friedrich,

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Ancient Near East, Semitics & Judaica: recent acquisitions for SOAS Library, April & May 2018

By Mary Fisk|May 25, 2018|Ancient Near East, Ancient Near East Semitics & Judaica, Art and Archaeology, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Politics, Religion|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library in the field of Ancient Near Eastern studies, Semitics and Judaica during April and May 2018. Please note that this section of the Library also includes material on the history and politics of modern Israel / Palestine. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that e-book content is accessible

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the UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive

By Jiyeon Wood|May 23, 2018|Music, Media and Film Studies|

What is the earliest audio format you can remember? If you are saying MP3s, CDs – Okay. you are still young. Some of you may remember cassette tapes, vinyl records, Gramophone Record and possibly 78 RPM. Has anybody seen Phonograph Cylinder, the grandfather of the recording sound? University of California-Santa Barbara Cylinder Audio Archives released exciting news that they made their Cylinder Audio Archives publicly available. You can stream/download more than

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Digitalback Books – trial available until 31 May 2018

By dsw|May 4, 2018|Africa, Anthropology and Sociology, Economics, Gender, History, Philosophy, Politics|

Digitalback Books is a virtual library platform offering readers digital access to hundreds of titles published from across Africa and beyond. Topics covered include: anthropology, history, literature, gender, economics and philosophy. For the trial period titles can be accessed online on-campus (remote and download access would be available post-trial for purchased titles). On-campus access Please send any feedback to Dawn Wright (dw3@soas.ac.uk)

New MOOC from the Universite Catholique de Louvain: Oriental Beliefs: Between Reason and Traditions

By Mary Fisk|April 27, 2018|Religion|

The Universite Catholique de Louvain is repeating its English language MOOC Oriental Beliefs: between reason and traditions, starting next Thursday, 3rd May. The module is self-paced and free-of-charge (a certificate is also available for a fee) “This course takes a journey through the world of beliefs as they have developed in a great variety of cultures, ranging from Ancient Egypt, the Near East to Central Asia, India, China, and the

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Philosophy: new acquisitions for SOAS Library in February & March 2018

By Mary Fisk|March 28, 2018|Philosophy, Religions|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Philosophy collections February and March 2018. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in  Comparative and thematic A dictionary of philosophy of religion / edited by Charles Taliaferro and Elsa J. Marty. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10250910

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