Tamil Chair at SOAS, London

To research, cherish and preserve one of the oldest languages in the world.

Our Vision

  • To establish a Tamil Chair in a prominent UK University and inspire a positive ripple effect, enabling a network of such chairs across the world
  • Facilitate in creating an organic and sustainable Tamil learning atmosphere
  • Support digitisation of Tamil palm-leaf manuscripts, rare books and other historic materials, and make them available to research communities.
  • To act as a hub providing access to Tamil language education at further and higher University level, particularly for expat Tamil community and all willing learners of Tamil language

About Us

Tamil Chair UK is a not-for-profit registered charity in the UK with the aim to set up a Tamil Chair at the SOAS university, London.