School of Oriental and African Studies

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Name: School of Oriental and African Studies
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Six Young Iranians Receive Prison Sentences and 91 Lashes Each for Pharrell Williams Tribute Video

Six young Iranians were handed suspended sentences of 91 lashes and six months in prison for obscene behaviour for creating a singalong video to Pharrell Williams’s hit song, “Happy” featuring unveiled Iranian women.The sentences were announced on Wednesday. ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

SOAS in the media 19 September 2014

NationalsGuardian: North Korea Network: Dr Jim Hoare published a piece on '' BroadcastPress TV: Dr Chege Githioria was a guest discussing the Malawian government's recent educational planITV News Truthout: Dr Dan Plesch was interviewed on WW3 and the ... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Ebola: Seven things that need to be done to tackle the outbreak

Via The Guardian: Ebola: seven things that need to be done to tackle the outbreak. The first three:As the UN appeals for $1bn, experts and people working on the ground – from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the International Medical ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Patent Issued for Multi-Wavelength Laser

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Electronics Newsweekly -- From Alexandria, Virginia , VerticalNews journalists report that a patent by the inventor Qureshi, Khurram Karim ( Dhahran, SA ), filed on February 19, 2013 , was published online on September ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Andrew Mango

Atatürk’s biographer and an authority on modern Turkey who ran the BBC’s foreign broadcasting service ANDREW MANGO, who has died aged 88, was Britain’s leading authority on modern Turkey and wrote the definitive biography of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Please sign: open letter to BBC on Gaza casualty figures

Student Union, SOAS, Thornhaugh St, London WC1H 0XGLondon21 SepArora Hotel, Charters SuiteManchesterRecent activity on TwitterAddress:Palestine Solidarity CampaignBox BM PSA ... [Published Palestine Solidarity Campaign - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

SOAS students’ unique project ideas receive financial backing

Student Enterprise' pilot competition Use your Passion: Kick Start your Idea has received an unprecedented number of high-quality applications from students, resulting in eight projects and 11 students being awarded funding of up to £500.To be eligible ... [Published Noodls - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Chronicle of a flood foretold

Govern­ment has to accept that climat­e change is going to affect us more and more in the future­The writer is an award-winning environmental journalist. She holds an MA in Environment and Development from SOAS in LondonIn the wake of the current floods ... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

'Deliberate Obama' needed on Syrian strategy

President Obama has been criticized for being overly deliberate and too hesitant with regard to Syria . In the beginning, there was a window to develop a relationship with Syrian rebels . However, even then, intelligence was informing the President about ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

SOAS in the media Friday 12 September 2014

BroadcastDr Erica Hunter was a guest on BBC Beyond Belief discussing the religious history of Iraq, the scholar also commented on the situation of the Christians in Iraq on Voice of America; Dr Dan Plesch commented on whether Europe will spend more on ... [Published Noodls - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

SOAS China Institute secures study places for MA students at prestigious China university

SOAS, University of London students enrolled on the new two-year MA Advanced Chinese Studies programme will spend six months at Zhejiang University as part of their programme. Zhejiang University, located in the city of Hangzhou, is one of the top five ... [Published Noodls - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

SOAS recognised for advancing gender equality

SOAS, along with just four other universities in the UK, has been awarded a 'Bronze level' institutional charter mark by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) for progress made in advancing gender equality in arts, humanities and social sciences in higher ... [Published Noodls - Sep 05 2014]

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"But it's a relationship I liken to a Catholic marriage in that there can be no divorce" Tirmizi joked
"Michel Hockx, Professor of Chinese at SOAS University of London, said using western culture had a lot to do with status symbols."
"It was at that moment I suggested to my brother, 'Why don't we actually put a select group of young people, from across the diaspora, and who are already running their businesses, in touch with each other?'"

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Pakistani counsul general tells VU students his... [Published NWI Times - 14 hours ago]
More universities grow interested in modern China [Published University World News - 21 hours ago]
Six Young Iranians Receive Prison Sentences and... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 19 2014]
SOAS in the media 19 September 2014 [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
Things To Do In London: Friday 19 September 2014 [Published Londonist - Sep 18 2014]
Young diaspora Somalis rediscovering entreprene... [Published BBC - Sep 18 2014]
The Tragic, Bloody History of Cambodian Surf Rock [Published Vice UK - Sep 18 2014]
Ebola: Seven things that need to be done to tac... [Published H5N1 - Sep 18 2014]
World: Ebola: seven things that need to be done... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
Patent Issued for Multi-Wavelength Laser [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 18 2014]
Butlers cleaning up: Huge increase in mega-weal... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 17 2014]
Andrew Mango [Published Telegraph - Sep 17 2014]
Please sign: open letter to BBC on Gaza casualt... [Published Palestine Solidarity Campaign - Sep 17 2014]
Ebola: seven things that need to be done to tac... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
Ebola: seven things that need to be done to tac... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
SOAS students’ unique project ideas receive fin... [Published Noodls - Sep 17 2014]
Chronicle of a flood foretold [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
Iran detains UK citizen over ban on women watch... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
'Deliberate Obama' needed on Syrian strategy [Published Examiner.com - Sep 16 2014]
Pacific Islands Society Provides Opportunity fo... [Published Prlog - Sep 16 2014]
The Huthi Ascent to Power [Published Middle East Institute - Sep 15 2014]
Farmers reminded of changes to Bovine TB rules [Published Farming UK - Sep 15 2014]
US-based Ghanaian editor appointed Global Peace... [Published GhanaWeb - Sep 12 2014]
Students’ fury after Met clears officers over f... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
The Islamic State: Why Africa should be worried [Published Institute For Security Studies - Sep 12 2014]
SOAS in the media Friday 12 September 2014 [Published Noodls - Sep 12 2014]
SOAS Mosque in Kg Katimahar champ of landscape ... [Published Brunei Times - Sep 12 2014]
Eye on Iran: For Many Iranians, the 'Evidence' ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Sep 12 2014]
Fail better [Published Polity.org.za - Sep 12 2014]
Conference Explores "Pentecostalism and Develop... [Published Noodls - Sep 11 2014]
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Ebola: Seven things that need to be done to tac... [Published H5N1 - Sep 18 2014]
Via The Guardian: Ebola: seven things that need to be done to tackle the outbreak. The first three:As the UN appeals for $1bn, experts and people working on the ground – from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the International Medical ...
World: Ebola: seven things that need to be done... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
Source: GuardianCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, World Experts and those in the field say what can be done to tackle Ebola, which has already killed more than 2,250 people As the UN appeals for $1bn, experts and people working on the ground ...
Eye on Iran: For Many Iranians, the 'Evidence' ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Sep 12 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Join UANI             Top Stories NYT: "Iranians are as obsessed as Americans these days with theblack-clad gangs roaming Iraq and Syria and killing Shiites and other'infidels' in the name of ...
Eye on Iran: For Many Iranians, the 'Evidence' ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Sep 11 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Join UANI             Top Stories NYT: "Iranians are as obsessed as Americans these days with theblack-clad gangs roaming Iraq and Syria and killing Shiites and other'infidels' in the name of ...
Studying China: Re-orientation [Published The Economist - Britain - Sep 11 2014]
THE Bodleian Library received its first Chinese book in 1604, though it was 80 years before anyone arrived who could read it. Now many of the Bodleian’s China books have a new home—in the library of the new £21m ($34m) Oxford China Centre at St Hugh’s ...
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