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  • Congrats to Sami Everett November 1, 2013 Many warm congratulations to Sami Everett who has passed his viva with minor amendments!  Well done Dr Everett! Share SOAS Politics Tweet
  • Congratulations to Elian Weizman July 8, 2013 Many warm congratulations to Elian Weizman who has passed her doctoral viva without any corrections. Well done Dr. Weizman! Share SOAS Politics Tweet
  • Congratulations to Shirin Shafaie July 5, 2013 Many warm congratulations to Shirin Shafaie who passed her doctoral viva with minor corrections yesterday. Share SOAS Politics Tweet
  • Call for submissions to openGlobalRights July 5, 2013 The editors at openGlobalRights welcome and encourage SOAS students, staff and alumni to post their responses to recent ezine articles debating Emerging Powers and Human Rights.  Comments are easily posted in the comments section following each article.  http://www.opendemocracy.net/openglobalrights      This first theme has articles by Kenneth Roth, Salil Shetty, Steve Hopgood, James Ron, Leslie ...
  • Steve Heder to testify at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia July 5, 2013 Dr Steve Heder, a Research Associate at SOAS, University of London is scheduled to testify this July as a witness for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts (ECCC) of Cambodia. The political scientist has been summoned by the ECCC Trial Chamber as an academic and author to provide evidence in the cases of two persons, Nuon ...
  • Khalili’s Time in the Shadows awarded the Susan Strange Book Prize by BISA June 20, 2013 Congratulations to Laleh Khalili whose Time in the Shadows: Confinement in Counterinsurgencies  has been awarded the Susan Strange Book Prize by the British International Studies Association. Share SOAS Politics Tweet
  • Congratulations to Phil Clark and Margarita Dimova for their LIDF fellowship June 5, 2013 Many warm congratulations to Dr Phil Clark and doctoral student Margarita Dimova for having been awarded funding for a cross-college project with Birkbeck and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to research drug injection in Kenya. SOAS Lecturer in Comparative and International Politics Dr Phil Clark has been working with Dr Andy Guise, Research ...
  • Hedi Viterbo the recipient of Leverhulme Postdoctoral Research Fellowship June 3, 2013 Please join me in congratulating Hedi Viterbo who will be joining the Department from September for the next three years as the recipient of the Leverhulme postdoctoral research fellowship. Hedi, who received his PhD in Law from the LSE, and who has been a visiting scholar at Harvard for the last year, will be working on ...
  • Congrats to Abdullai Haroon May 1, 2013 Please join me in congratulating Abdullai Haroon who today passed his PhD viva without corrections.  Many warm congrats Dr Haroon! Share SOAS Politics Tweet
  • Congratulations to Sanaa Alimia April 26, 2013 Warm congratulations to Sanaa Alimia who just passed her doctoral viva with no amendments!  Well-done Dr Alimia, and best wishes. Share SOAS Politics Tweet
  • Congratulations to Rochana Bajpai April 26, 2013 Many warm congratulations to Rochana Bajpai for being awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship for the project “The Promise of Politics: Minority Representation and Democracy in India.” This is fantastic news and very much deserved!   Share SOAS Politics ...
  • Issue no. 8 of the Politics Newsletter February 2, 2013 Check out the newest issue of the Politics newsletter – updates on publications, research, media presence, and news from alumni and current students: http://www.soas.ac.uk/politics/newsletter/file81983.pdf  (PDF)   Share SOAS Politics Tweet
  • Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at SOAS Department of Politics and International Studies January 30, 2013 The Department of Politics and International Studies at SOAS, University of London, is accepting applications from candidates for a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship. Innovative and theoretically-grounded projects in the Politics of Asia, Africa and/or the Middle East; International Relations Theory and Global Politics; Conflict, Rights and Justice; Comparative Political Thought; Energy Security; Migration and Diaspora ...
  • Congratulations to Zaad Mahmood January 18, 2013 Many warm congratulations to Zaad Mahmood who has passed his doctoral viva with minor corrections.  Zaad is currently assistant professor in political science at the Presidency University in Kolkota, India. Our warmest wishes and congratulations, Zaad! Share SOAS Politics ...
  • Congratulations to Benedetta De Alessi January 9, 2013 Many many warm congratulations to Benedetta de Alessi who, on 9 January, passed her PhD without any corrections being required.  Her supervisor, Stephen Chan, and she are both delighted. Share SOAS Politics Tweet
  • Congratulations to Silvia Ferrabolli December 13, 2012 Many warm congratulations to Silvia Ferrabolli who has passed her doctoral viva.  Her thesis concerns intraregional Arab politics and she will be returning to Brazil to work. Share SOAS Politics Tweet
  • Congratulations to Sophia Hoffmann November 26, 2012 The Department of Politics is very honoured and excited to congratulate Dr Sophia Hoffmann on her being awarded the 2012 Syrian Studies Association award for best PhD thesis for her deeply researched and theoretically grounded thesis titled Disciplining Movement: State Sovereignty in the Context of Iraqi Migration to Syria. Sophia was supervised by Laleh Khalili ...
  • Congratulations to Hanan Toukan November 20, 2012 The Department of Politics is very happy and excited to congratulate Dr Hanan Toukan who received her PhD from the department recently has received the prestigious Malcolm H. Kerr Award for best doctoral dissertation in social sciences from the Middle East Studies Association. The title of Hanan’s thesis was Art, Aid, Affect: Locating the Political in Post-Civil ...
  • Congrats to Sam Gundimeda September 29, 2012 Many warm congratulations to Sam Gundimeda who has passed his doctoral viva with minor corrections. Best wishes to Sam! Share SOAS Politics Tweet
  • SOAS/Birkbeck MRes in Politics September 28, 2012 The MRes Politics with is a two-year degree programme designed to prepare students for further research, particularly PhD research, in politics with an area specialism. It allows students to combine the study of politics with advanced methodological training in the social sciences and extensive study in an African/Asian/Middle Eastern language. As such, the programme ...

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