Humans of SOAS: Notes Edition

In conversation with Thandeka Mfinyongo This series seeks to highlight the talent and stories of women musicians of colour at SOAS. By Sasha Patel,  BA History and South Asian Studies Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Thandeka and I’m from South Africa. I play two indigenous instruments, the uhadi and mhrubhe musical bows, which […]

Humans of SOAS – Library Staff

Interviewed by Indigo Lilburn-Quick, BA History and Politics Photographs by Jeiran Artykova Over the past week, I have spent time with several of the staff members that are challenging the proposed cuts to the library under the One Professional Services restructuring proposals. It is clear from the interviews that all believe these drastic cuts are […]

Humans of SOAS Pauline Blanchet: Talking Mental Health with our Agony Aunt

So, first, as our agony aunt this year for The SOAS Spirit, tell us about yourself. Pauline: My name is Pauline Blanchet, and I am a third-year student, studying Linguistics and Development. I have been passionate about mental health for a long time. At the age of fifteen, I was confronted with mental health issues […]