SOAS University of London


    Event marks 100 years since SOAS' Royal Charter was granted to the School of Oriental Studies

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  • Radical Craft Exhibition

    SOAS anthropologist consults on new Radical Craft exhibition, featuring ‘outsider art and craft’

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  • SOAS is 100

    1970s phonetics class: centenary celebrations begin this June

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    Ben Haggarty performs one of the masterpieces of world literature with musical accompaniment by SOAS alumnus

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Undergraduate Degrees

Join our lively community of undergraduate students and choose from more than 350 degree combinations in the social sciences, humanities and languages.

Undergraduate Studies at SOAS

Research Degrees

SOAS is home to around 800 doctoral students who play a vital role in developing our vibrant intellectual culture.

List of Research Degrees

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SOAS Summer Schools 2016

If you would like to broaden your horizons at summer school and get a new learning experience then have a look at what is on offer...

Tue 21 Jun

Social Movements and State Fragility in Ethiopia: Lessons from the Oromo Protests and Government Responses of 2015-16

This one-day symposium explores how apparently strong state institutions eventually produce weaknesses that in turn initiate tendencies towards coercion, illegitimacy and fragility.  By addressing this phenomenon historically and ethnographically the symposium intends to examine new frameworks for understanding the Ethiopian state and the changing contours of political legitimacy.