Monday, 17 January 2011

Lecture: Special Maps of Persia




Special Maps of Persia
Lecture

27 January 2011
7 - 9 pm

Brunei Lecture Theatre, School of Oriental and African Studies,
University of London, Russell Square, London

A lecture by Dr. Cyrus Alai, focusing on the history of the political
maps of Persia up to the early parts of the 20th century.
Organised by

Iran Heritage Foundation & London Middle East Institute at SOAS


http://www.iranheritage.org/Special_Maps_of_Persia/default.htm#

Friday, 14 January 2011

New resource - The Sudan Open Archive



http://www.sudanarchive.net/



Aims to provide free access to a digital archive of materials about Sudan. It is a special project of the Rift Valley Institute with support from UNICEF, UNEP and the Southern Sudan Centre for Census, Statistics and Evaluation. Topics covered include: economic, social and political development in the region, the civil war and peace process; conflict in Darfur. There is also general country information about the history, culture, politics and economy of Sudan. Materials published between 1920-2009.
See more on the Sudan referendum http://electionsinthenews.blogspot.com/

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

SOAS Report on Forced Child Labour in the Cotton Harvests of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan







Click on the picture above to go to the website of the Centre for Contemporary Central Asia and the Caucasus, where you can download the report.

Friday, 7 January 2011

Arabic Youtube video about ICONEA conference



An Arabic-language video about the recent ICONEA conference held at Senate House, University of London.