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
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
Starting on 7th April and continuing for five weeks, Indians are casting their votes to elect the representatives to the 16th Lok Sabha, India’s lower house of parliament. Go to this blog
SOAS interdisciplinary Centre for Gender Studies has been established to promote the study of gender in relation to Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Go to this blog.
This research cluster encompasses work on food, nutrition and health in development at both the macro and micro levels. It includes work at the regional, national and household levels as well as engaging with the effects of global trends on national and household food security, and nutrition and health status. Go to this blog
The Endangered Language Archive (ELAR) is a digital repository preserving and publishing endangered language documentation materials from around the world. Go to this blog
Choose to come to SOAS and you will not only benefit from a unique degree in Development Studies, you will join a worldwide network of people who are passionate about thinking and working towards development and equality for all. Go to this blog