School of Oriental and African Studies

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Name: School of Oriental and African Studies
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers, MoE staff walk stress away at Agro-Tech

ABOUT 100 teachers and staff from the Ministry of Education (MoE) walked their stress away during the “Weekly Healthy Hour” event at the Agro-Technology Park in Tungku.Hjh Salwati Hj Mohd Sulaiman, a teacher from Saba Darat Primary School, said the ministry ... [Published Brunei Times - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

$11.03m block handed over to SOAS College

THE new block to the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien (SOAS) College was officially handed over to its principal in a ceremony yesterday.The key handover ceremony was held at the lecture hall of the new block during a visit by Minister of Education Yang Berhormat ... [Published Brunei Times - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Losing Hearts and Minds in Kenya

Source: International Crisis GroupCountry: Kenya, Somalia The Crackdown on Somalis Will Probably Backfire By Cedric Barnes (@CedricHoA) The round-up and mass detention of Somalis in Nairobi, which began in earnest on 31 March, deliberately conflated ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Victory for striking cleaners at Soas

The cleaners' picket line during one of last month's strikes (Pic: Guy Smallman )Migrant cleaners at London ’s School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) have won improved holidays, sick pay and pensions from outsourcing giant ISS.The Unison union ... [Published Socialist Worker - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Marking boycott postponed after universities offer staff 2% pay rise

Lecturers threatening to boycott marking students' final-year exams have postponed industrial action to consider a pay offer from the universities. Members of the Universities and Colleges Union (UCU) had been planning to conduct "action short of a strike" ... [Published The Independent - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Students should not have to fill the justice gap

Pro bono has been an established aspect of law student training for decades, allowing students to practise their skills on real-live clients, and allowing clients with small-scale issues such as landlord and tenant disputes or arguments with an employer ... [Published The Lawyer - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

University bosses threaten to lock out lecturers

Management in several universities have threatened not to pay members of the UCU union if they take part in a planned marking boycott as part of their pay dispute.“It’s outrageous. It is in effect a lockout,” UCU executive member Jane Hardy, told Socialist ... [Published Socialist Worker - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Exposing universities to neoliberal forces will stoke unrest among staff

This is the bizarre state of higher education: universities are running healthy budget surpluses, and yet for four years pay has been falling. Not for everyone – vice-chancellor incomes have soared – but the University and College Union estimates that ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Young teens ‘buddy up’ with SOAS students to learn about university life and languages

Young teens ‘buddy up’ with SOAS students to learn about university life and languages ... [Published Noodls - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

SOAS feminist scholar co-organises US event addressing feminist issues in Middle East

SOAS feminist scholar co-organises US event addressing feminist issues in Middle East ... [Published Noodls - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 3 reports

The North Korean ‘Drone’ Is More Like a ‘Toy’

The “drone” that crashed on a South Korean island on Monday was described by experts Wednesday as actually something that’s “toy-like,” “poorly designed,” and “antiquated.” Seoul suspected that the unmanned aircraft was a spy drone from North Korea, ... [Published TIME.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

58% increase in Applicant Open Day bookings for SOAS

- SOAS, University of London, the world’s leading institution in the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, experienced a 58% increase in the number of student bookings for their latest Open Day on 17th March thanks to their new Student CRM from Data ... [Published Pressbox.co.uk - Mar 28 2014]

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...The Kimberley Process (KP) operates using the definition that "conflict diamonds means rough diamonds used by rebel movements or their allies to finance conflict aimed at undermining legitimate governments [... ]." Similar claims form the basis of more recent due diligence efforts in the field of tantalum, tin, and tungsten (the 3Ts)
"Following this offer, UCU has decided to ballot members on their views. It is only right that they make the ultimate decision about what happens next" said Sally Hunt, UCU's general secretary
...see you counting them and asking them, they always think about food distribution and people try to increase their number," Ms Ronsse explained. "I understand. If it was me I would do the same in their situation."

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Teachers, MoE staff walk stress away at Agro-Tech [Published Brunei Times - Apr 20 2014]
$11.03m block handed over to SOAS College [Published Brunei Times - Apr 20 2014]
Infra-Structural Facilities [Published Brunei News - Apr 19 2014]
Exposing HE to neoliberal forces stokes staff u... [Published University World News - Apr 18 2014]
Beyond Greed or Grievance - Understanding Confl... [Published Individual.com - Apr 17 2014]
Victory for striking cleaners at Soas [Published Socialist Worker - Apr 17 2014]
Students should not have to fill the justice gap [Published The Lawyer - Apr 17 2014]
One life in investigative journalism [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 17 2014]
Kenya: Losing Hearts and Minds in Kenya [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Walter A. Rodney reviewed in the Journal of Col... [Published Monthly Review - Apr 16 2014]
Marking boycott postponed after universities of... [Published The Independent - Apr 16 2014]
Women’s participation in labour market is more ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Apr 16 2014]
20 years on: Rwanda’s Tough Choices [Published This is Africa - Apr 16 2014]
University bosses threaten to lock out lecturers [Published Socialist Worker - Apr 15 2014]
Brixton Ritzy cinema staff strike for London Li... [Published Socialist Worker - Apr 15 2014]
Man Booker International Prize plans announceme... [Published Man - Apr 15 2014]
On Eve of Pope’s visit to Israel, Radical Israe... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 15 2014]
The Era of Financialization [Published Dollars and Sense - Apr 15 2014]
The Effects of Incidentally Learned Temporal an... [Published PLoS medicine - Apr 14 2014]
Targeted killing: clearing the fog of law [Published Exeter University - Apr 11 2014]
Exposing universities to neoliberal forces will... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
Stepping stones, quagmires and capacity [Published The Africa Report - Apr 10 2014]
Japan's Biggest Pop Star Right Now Is a Hologram [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 10 2014]
Samuel Esson Jonah [Published BizNis Africa - Apr 09 2014]
Meet the Students Blowing the Whistle On Their ... [Published Vice UK - Apr 09 2014]
Voices of Justice: Part 2 [Published Asmarino Independent - Apr 09 2014]
Importance of zikir in today’s world highlighted [Published Brunei Times - Apr 09 2014]
Humanitarians fear politicisation of Somalia aid [Published TrustMedia - Apr 08 2014]
Putting a number on suffering [Published Politicsweb - Apr 08 2014]
How about a 'citizen's income' instead of benef... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 08 2014]
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Kenya: Losing Hearts and Minds in Kenya [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: International Crisis GroupCountry: Kenya, Somalia The Crackdown on Somalis Will Probably Backfire By Cedric Barnes (@CedricHoA) The round-up and mass detention of Somalis in Nairobi, which began in earnest on 31 March, deliberately conflated ...
On Eve of Pope’s visit to Israel, Radical Israe... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 15 2014]
(By Quinn Coffey) Just weeks before Pope Francis’ first official visit to the Holy Land, a number of Christian holy sites in Israel and Palestine have been targeted in ‘price tag’ attacks by the radical Israeli settler movement. These attacks have been ...
The North Korean ‘Drone’ Is More Like a ‘Toy’ [Published TIME.com - Apr 02 2014]
The “drone” that crashed on a South Korean island on Monday was described by experts Wednesday as actually something that’s “toy-like,” “poorly designed,” and “antiquated.” Seoul suspected that the unmanned aircraft was a spy drone from North Korea, ...
The North Korean ‘Drone’ Is More Like a ‘Toy’ [Published The China Blog - Apr 02 2014]
The “drone” that crashed on a South Korean island on Monday was described by experts Wednesday as actually something that’s “toy-like,” “poorly designed,” and “antiquated.” Seoul suspected that the unmanned aircraft was a spy drone from North Korea, ...
The North Korean ‘Drone’ Is More Like a ‘Toy’ [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Apr 02 2014]
The “drone” that crashed on a South Korean island on Monday was described by experts Wednesday as actually something that’s “toy-like,” “poorly designed,” and “antiquated.” Seoul suspected that the unmanned aircraft was a spy drone from North Korea, ...
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