Review: SOAS Drama Society’s production of Small Craft Warnings by Tennessee Williams.

By Laura Wormington On 14th December, I joined a small, buzzing crowd in the Djam Lecture Theatre for the SOAS Drama Society’s production of Tennessee Williams’ Small Craft Warnings, their first major performance of the academic year, produced by this year’s society president, Oscar Ward. The single-act, hour-long, darkly comic play, one of Williams’ lesser known, […]

SOAS Goes to Lebanon

Amy Thomson, BA Social Anthropology During Reading Week (2-11 November) 13 members of SOAS Ceilidh Band, SOAS Guerrilla Choir and Soas Goes to Calais and Beyond Society, travelled to Lebanon to do solidarity volunteering work in refugee camps. This included visiting both the historic Palestinian camps (since 1948) and the more recent camps for Syrian […]

Inclusion not Initiation in SOAS Netball

By, Anna Jordan BA Development Studies and History & Holly Ogborne BA International Relations and Developmental Studies   Competition in sport can be fun but the competitive element should not extend beyond that into the social aspects of a club. No one should have to prove themselves through initiation rituals or feel excluded by social […]

What is BJJ?

Lucy Dunnet, BA Chinese (Modern and Classical)   When I tell new people that I am off to ‘BJJ training’, more often than not I receive a confused, slightly surprised look in response, and it is clear that a variety of curious and not so PG thoughts are whizzing through their brain. I then have […]