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SOAS Photography Competition
Launched last year with over 1400 entries from over 50 countries, the SOAS photography competition is an opportunity for people to submit images that highlight the intellectual, cultural and inspiring work of this unique institution and showcase the regions SOAS works within. This year we are pleased to be working with the national geographic and a panel of experts to arrive at our winners.
We welcome submissions that encapsulate any of the following headings:
Shape World Affairs
Embrace Colorful Language
Explore Cultural Understandings
Challenge Status Quo
Think Beyond Borders
Meet the World at SOAS
SOAS, University of London is the only Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East.
SOAS is a remarkable institution. Uniquely combining language scholarship, disciplinary expertise and regional focus, it has the largest concentration in Europe of academic staff concerned with Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
On the one hand, this means that SOAS scholars grapple with pressing issues – democracy, development, human rights, identity, legal systems, poverty, religion, social change – confronting two-thirds of humankind while at the same time remaining guardians of specialised knowledge in languages and periods and regions not available anywhere else in the UK.
This makes SOAS synonymous with intellectual enquiry and achievement. It is a global academic base and a crucial resource for London. We live in a world of shrinking borders and of economic and technological simultaneity. Yet it is also a world in which difference and regionalism present themselves acutely. It is a world that SOAS is distinctively positioned to analyse, understand and explain.
Our academic focus on the languages, cultures and societies of Africa, Asia and the Middle East makes us an indispensable interpreter in a complex world.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Awards will be presented at a drinks reception at the National Geographic store. ELIGIBILITY: Open to All
Files must be 72 dpi and be between 1MB to 5MB in either a TIFF or JPEG format Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Copyright in all images submitted for this competition remains with the respective entrants. USAGE RIGHTS: In consideration of their providing images to the Competition, each entrant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual license to SOAS, University of London to feature any or all of the submitted images in any of their publications, their websites and/or in any promotional material connected to this competition.
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