Calendar of Events
Week beginning Monday 25 April 2016
- The Ever-Evolving Business Model of the Sogo Shosha
Graham Holman (Sumitomo Corporation Europe Group)
- Impact lunch with Louise Shaxson
- Multilingual Sri Lanka II: Reading Multilingual Texts
Professor Ronit Ricci
Professor Ronit Ricci will share and discuss excerpts from a Sri Lankan Malay manuscript titled Hikayat Tuan Gusti (knowledge of Malay not required) (event 2 of 3).
- Buddhist Mind in Thai Contemporary Art
Vichaya Mukdamanee (University of Oxford)
- Social Movements and the Future of Politics from Below in the Middle East
Stephanie Cronin (Oxford) and Tara Povey (SOAS)
Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.
- Passwords to Paradise Book Launch
Launch event for Passwords to Paradise, the latest book from Nicholas Ostler.
- Neoliberalism, Financial Crises and Alternatives
- Kiss me!: Protest against moral policing in Kerala, India
Dr Bidu Bhusan Dash (Charles Wallace India Fellowship 2015-2016 Recipient)
- Multiingual Sri Lanka III: Lanka and the Exilic Imagination
Professor Ronit Ricci
Professor Ronit Ricci will deliver the CCLPS lecture on Multilingual Sri Lanka (event 3 of 3).
- Presentation of the Asian Development Outlook 2016 - Asia's Potential Growth
Shang-Jin Wei, Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank
Presentation of the Asian Development Outlook 2016 - Asia's Potential Growth
Presenter: Shang-Jin Wei, Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank
Chair: Ulrich Volz, Head of the SOAS Department of Economics
Time: Wednesday 27 April from 16:15-17:45
Venue: College Buildings, Russell Square Room: 4426
Organised by: SOAS Department of Economics and London Asia Pacific Centre for Social
- Contemporary Hindi Film Directors: From Behind the Scenes to Being Scene Stealers
Professor Aysha Iqbal Viswamohan (IIT Madras)
- Re-reading accounts of the Qin unification of writing
Dr Imre Galambos (University of Cambridge)
- Foujita, the Seibikai and the Brazilian Modernists
Dr Seth Jacobowitz (Yale University)
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
- China: Remnants of Revolution
The 2016 China Debate to a discussion of the remnants of the many revolutions that continue to permeate life in China today.
- Book Discussion - 'City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp'
Ben Rawlence (author) & Nadifa Mohamed (author of The Orchard of Lost Souls and Black Mamba Boy)
City of Thorns is a vivid and powerful account, bringing together stories of nine individuals living in the Dadaab refugee camp, northern Kenya. This book interweaves stories of its residents within the wider forces of regional politics and humanitarian aid.
- Asixoxe – Let’s Talk! SOAS and BIGSAS Conferences on African Philosophy
Louis Brenner, Masimba Musodza, others tbc
Asixoxe – Let’s Talk! SOAS and BIGSAS Conferences on African Philosophy
- Dress and Identity in the Sultanate of Oman
Aisa Martinez, British Museum
Part of the MBI Al Jaber Foundation Lecture Series.
- Cultures of Fear: Community Journalism amidst Chronic Urban Unrest
Dr Laurent Gayer (CNRS/CERI-Sciences Po, Paris)
- Masked Dolls - An Audience with the Taiwanese Author Shih Chiung-Yu
Ms Shih Chiung-Yu
- The Phantom Menace: Hwang Sayŏng’s ‘Silk Letter’ (帛書)
Dr. Kevin Cawley (University College Cork)
- Inaugural Hocart Lecture
The Original Political Society
Inaugural Hocart Lecture by Marshall Sahlins, hosted by the Centre for Ethnographic Theory
- The Gift that Keeps on Giving
To celebrate the launch of Jane Guyer's new translation and expanded edition of The Gift (HAU Books)
- Anglo Asiatic Arts & Heritage Alliance (AAAHA) Launch Event
Dr. Parvathi Raman (SOAS), Dominic Rai (Artistic Director of Man Mela Theatre Company), Trikhon Theatre, Papergang, Pinpoint Create, Institute for Strategic Dialogue, Thekla Ek (artist), Yang-May Ooi (author and Story Guru)
Q & A with Sekar Sari (Actor)