SOAS.Faces: Joe Burridge and the SOAS Bookshop

By Honor Bulmer, BA Study of Religions   It is the people that make SOAS the unique place it is. People we might interact with daily without really knowing their stories. In this issue we talk to Joe Burridge, the manager of SOAS’ very own bookshop.   The onslaught of the online retailer giant has […]

A Constitution within a year?

[Remy Geoffroy – Kathmandu, Nepal – published Feb ’14] Keeping up a tradition of political inefficiency and stagnation, the current Constituent Assembly of Nepal, elected just over two months ago, is at a relative standstill. All agree that so far, the second round of elections has been more transparent than that of 2008, particularly regarding […]

Independence movement in Catalonia gains momentum

[Carrie Benjamin – Barcelona, Spain – published Sept ’13] As the summer comes to an end, Spain’s autonomous region of Catalonia is courting greater domestic and international support for an independence referendum in 2014. Although the Catalan independence movement has its roots in the early XX century, public support has significantly increased since 2010, with […]

SOAS Students launch ‘What is Love?’ campaign

Charles Brook (BA Politics and Arabic) SOAS students run campaign in south London promoting healthy relationships and providing support for victims of domestic violence Team V is a national network of young people changing the world, one community actions project at a time! Over the course of the year Team V runs three campaigns run […]