Cleaners’ Struggle Makes Screen Transition

Micheil Page, BA Development Studies and Geography Of all the campaigns at SOAS, the Justice for Cleaners campaign is one of the most dedicated and well-known. Many of us at SOAS possibly cannot remember a day where we haven’t seen a poster for the campaign around the Student’s Union, or someone wearing a badge in support of it. […]

Mademoiselle Privé at the Saatchi Gallery

Kay Lee, LLB Law Rooms come alive with the story of Gabrielle, as her devout readers find themselves in a story set in a Saatchi Gallery-esque Chanel flagship store, trying to glide as effortlessly as Coco would’ve done past the impeccable white walls with black piping and across wood and marble floors. Her story features gardens, both inside […]

Ai Wei Wei at The Royal Academy of Art

Kajol Lally, BA History and Social Anthropology Ai Weiwei’s first major UK exhibition at the Royal Academy of Art is a thought provoking and intense display of the difficulty faced by many artists. Weiwei deals with challenging themes reflecting human rights, freedom of self-expression and a generation’s political struggle against the Chinese government. The show […]

An Interview with Kadija Sesay

Nikheel Gorolay, MA Intensive South Asian Studies N: I imagine Black History Month is keeping you very busy, but I’m interested in any shifts you’ve noticed in the public discourse surrounding Black History. Do you think it’s spurring ongoing conversations on Black culture throughout the year, or becoming a narrow window of focus where there’s […]