About this site

Who manages this site?

This site is managed by;

  • Department of Politics and International Studies,
    School of Oriental and African Studies,
    Thornhaugh Street,
    Russell Square
    London, WC1H 0XG,
    United Kingdom.

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To ensure that this happens, we have programmed our website following published web standards and accessibility guidelines. The site is developed using valid HTML and cascading style sheets (CSS). Our site content is separated from presentational elements, which makes it available to any visitors that use technologies such as a screen reader or text only browser.

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Search shortcuts

There is a search box located at the top right throughout this site. Entering words or phases will search every page including articles, announcements and events. By the using shortcuts below, you can focus your search to specific words or phases.

ASIA the word asia. No difference whether uppercase or lowercase
islam asia the words islam and asia
islam OR asia either the word islam or the word asia
“military operations” the exact phrase military operations
military -operations the word military but NOT the word operations
Cambridge University +2012 title including the number 2012
President Obama * Strategic the words President Obama Strategic separated by one or more words

Links to external websites

External links are selected and reviewed when any page is published. However, SOAS Politics is not responsible for the content of external websites. This is because:

  • SOAS Politics does not produce them or maintain/update them;
  • SOAS Politics cannot change them;
  • they can be changed without SOAS Politics’s knowledge or agreement;
  • Some of our external links may be to websites which also offer commercial services, such as online purchases.

The inclusion of a link to an external website from http://soaspolitics.org/ should not be understood to be an endorsement of that website or the site’s owners (or their products/services).


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