Image courtesy of indiainlondon.com SOAS are delighted to announce that the West Bengal Government has generously offered the SOAS South Asia Insitutue (SSAI) some scholarships for Bengali Studies. The Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, will be visiting London next week and we will be holding a short ceremony in her presence at the Tagore statue in Gordon Square at 5.30 on Tuesday 28 July.
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All you need to know about fifty ancient Mesopotamian deities, from Anu to Zababa, is brought together on Ancient Mesopotamian Gods and Goddesses (AMGG), a new resource from ORACC (Open Richly Annoated Cuneiform Corpus). Enlil and Ninlil – from a mural decoration at Susa (image Paul Bedson http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:EnlilandNinlil.jpg) The site is aimed at undergraduate students and provides concise information on the deities, with links to images, further readings and online projects. Click