By Gabriel Mullins, BA History “The tension was clear between the traditionalism of the school and the progressivism that the institution’s very existence demands.” Much has changed in the last 60 years, but there has… Read More »From the archives: Afrasian and how we changed for the better
The SOAS Spirit
By Felix Flanagan, BA Politics “As Greece battles unprecedented wildfires, it is stories of arson and conspiracy that have captured the country’s popular imagination, rather than concern from the climate crisis.” This summer Greece was… Read More »Greece wildfires: A summer of catastrophe and conspiracy
By Joel Bennett – BSc Politics, Philosophy and Economics “The path to national liberation was a long and hard-fought struggle for the politically disenfranchised Black, Indian, and mixed-race populations.” The 27th of April 1994 remains… Read More »South Africa: The Rainbow Nation Divided
By Anon Yu Henriksen, BA International Relations and Korean ‘Do you want anything to drink?’ The first question that greets me as I approach the trolley standing right outside the SOAS gates exudes generosity. This… Read More »Free Meals, Every Day. Who, Why and How?
By Eden Folkes, MA Migration and Diaspora Studies “In October the only options are discussions on black trauma and suffrage.” Every year it’s the same story, ‘Let’s talk about Black history’ which has almost become… Read More »Black British History Contributions Beyond Slavery
By Anon Yu Henriksen, BA International Relations and Korean Scandinavia. A small corner of the world, known for its hostile weather, Vikings and wealth. The image of the three countries has been shaped by the… Read More »Black Liberation in ‘White’ Scandinavia