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SOAS University is a public research university in London. Established in 1916, it received its royal charter and admitted its first student in 1917. The School of Oriental Studies was founded by the British state as an instrument to strengthen Britain’s commercial, political and military presence in Asia and Africa. With our vast repository of knowledge and expertise on our specialist regions, we are uniquely placed to inform and shape current thinking about the economic, political, cultural, security and religious challenges of our world.