An event at SOAS hosted by the South Asia Solidarity Group was disrupted by a group of masked Hindu nationalists chanting ‘Jai Hind’ (Victory to India) slogans.
SOAS Director Valerie Amos will step down next summer to take the top spot at University College Oxford. Back in London, the search for SOAS’ next Director has already begun.
George Smith, BA Social Anthropology Ask yourself, what would you do if Amazon or eBay shut down? Gone, disappeared. How about that website which sends you those organic status-enhancing vegetables in the post? I’d imagine the answer for most of us would be simple, go to the next best thing. If eBay shuts down, use […]
Sabrina Shah, BA International Relations In January, the Henry Jackson Society Student Rights Project published their annual report on “Extreme Events and Speakers” taking place on university campuses. For the third consecutive year, SOAS has been ranked first. According to the report, SOAS hosted “42 events” with either “extreme” views or with “extreme” speakers. This […]
There’s an Important Conversation to be Had About Decolonizing the Curriculum. Shame the BBC isn’t Willing to Have it.
Kitty Walsh, BA History and World Philosophies “Ideological propaganda”. Apparently, that’s all the movement to decolonize the curriculum really amounts to, or so says journalist Melanie Phillips in her column for The Times. That or “Marxist gibberish”, that is itself “sinister and wrong”. But on what basis exactly? Well, on a recent episode of BBC […]
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