study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East • Arts and humanities, languages and culture, law and social sciences • Non-European perspective. Interdisciplinary centres. Regional focus SOAS President Graça Machel Alumni include: Zeinab Badawi - broadcaster David Lammy – politician Nick Mulvey - musician
Cantonese Georgian Gujarati Hausa Hebrew Hindi Hittite 4 Hokkien Igbo Indonesian Japanese Khmer (Cambodian) Korean Kurdish Malay Mandarin Chinese Mongolian Nepali Pali Panjabi Pashto Persian Prakrit Sanskrit Sinhala Somali Sumerian Swahili Tamil Thai Tibetan Turkish Urdu Vietnamese Yorùbá Zulu
Research Libraries in the UK; 1.5 million items in 400 languages, focusing on Asia, Africa and the Middle East. • Brunei Gallery year-round programme of spectacular public exhibitions (Tentmakers of Cairo from 16 April) • SOAS Concert series renowned annual programme of music from around the world • soasradio.org world music, culture and current affairs. 7
Determining the economic impact of a malaria-net manufacturing facility in Tanzania • Client: DFID Regional Focus: Sub-Saharan Africa What price peace? Considering the cost and effectiveness of different approaches to conflict prevention • SOAS China Institute monthly business roundtables Major free event on 29 June: The China Debate: how healthy is China? Consultancy
for Swire graduate trainees. 11 Customised training Client: Ambassadors and Senior Diplomats, Sweden, Republic of Ireland Focus: Asia, Africa and the Middle East Tailored briefings: historical, political, economic and cultural background
and delivered by the Centre for Ethnic Minority Studies (CEMS) at SOAS and funded by Tower Hamlets Council. Great Ormond St Hospital – staff training - culture and etiquette of patients and their families from the Gulf region.