You’ve been here at SOAS for twenty years, where were you before?  This is the first university I’ve worked at. Before that, I worked for MTV for about a year as a production assistant on a show called The Real World, which was like a proto-reality TV show. It was like the fifth biggest TV […]

My first time: Fangsheng

By V A Douglas As soon as I stepped over the threshold of my apartment and walked into the courtyard outside, I smelt the familiar musk of summer heat, exhaust fumes and dust. I walked out onto the street – and something caught my eye. It was about the size of a desktop computer, and […]

In Conversation with Daniel Levin

Interviewed by Ali Mitib. The author of Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures among the Power discusses his journey in the development industry. What do you do in the Liechtenstein Foundation for State Governance? In the past, institutions have come in, conducted diagnostics on a need of a particular country and then just brought experts in. […]

Do Not Read – December

By: Rumplestiltskin or whatever Why do I do this to myself? It’s the time, folks. The sky is gloomy, the hot drinks expensive, and I’m rolling my eyes so hard that it’s the second time someone in this class asks if I’m okay. No, kind comrade. I’m not okay. This trenchcoat I’m wearing is too […]

Spotlight: Dance Society

Who: SOAS DANCE SOCIETY, founded 2014. What: Dance Soc is active and prominent on the student arts and entertainment scene. Aiming to be an entry point to the world of dance for students of whatever level, we host beginners’ workshops in a variety of forms such as Ballet, K-pop, Contemporary and Hip hop. We take […]