Calendar of Events
Week beginning Monday 17 November 2014
- RMB Internationalisation: How Far It Could Go?
Professor Liping He (Director, Research Centre of International Finance, Beijing Normal University)
- Structure, Function and Text of Ìrègún music in Yagbaland, Kogi State, Nigeria
Dr Titus Olusegun Stephen
Leventis Fellow and lecturer in the Department of Music (Obafemi Awolowo University) Dr Titus Olusegun Stephen will present his research on Ìrègún music in Yagbaland, Kogi State, Nigeria.
- The Decolonisation of Colonial Medicine? The Role of Medical Auxiliaries in “French Algeria”
Hannah-Louise Clark, Oxford
- On Perfective but incomplete situations
María J. Arche, University of Greenwich
- History and Memory in the Making of Delhi’s Indo-Muslim Urban Identity, c. 1800-1900
Nishtha Singh (Bowdoin, SSAI) (http://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff95067.php)
- Nepal's 2010 general strike: A moment of truth
Dr Feyzi Ismail (Development Studies, SOAS)
- A borderless village: binding/bounding spiritual ties among Plong migrants in Greater Bangkok
Indrė Balčaitė (CSEAS Small Grant recipient 2012)
- The Persian-Portuguese Encounter in Hormuz
Ghoncheh Tazmini, former Iran Heritage Foundation (IHF) Visiting Fellow, Centre for Iranian Studies
Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East - Changing Economic and Political Landscapes.
- Film Screening of Sunflower Occupation and Q&A with Producer, 蔡崇隆 TSAI Tsung-Lung
Speaker: 蔡崇隆 TSAI Tsung-Lung
- Effective Lecturing Skills [PDHEP 2.5]
Dr Kevin Manton winner of Directors Teaching Prize 2012-13
- The Financialisation of Water in England and Wales
Kate Bayliss (SOAS, University of London)
- A Wife Among Wives, 1981, 72 min.
David MacDougall and Judith MacDougall
- Towards Peace and Development in Central Africa – the EU perspective
Douglas Carpenter (European External Action Service)
- Civil society responses to faith based Internet filtering by state and religious groups
Shahzad Ahmed (Country Director, Bytes4All, Pakistan)
- Five Heated Days: The Republican Moment of August 1953 in Modern Iranian History
Siavush Randjbar-Daemi, University of Manchester
- The Reception to Nihonga by the Public and the Meiji Art Market: Study for Hishida Shunso (1874-1911)
Dr Eriko Kay (Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures)
- New Hierarchies of Belonging
Professor Les Back (Goldsmiths University), Shamser Sinha (University Campus, Suffolk) and Charlynne Bryan
- Reinforcing International Criminal Justice: Building on the Work of the 1943-48 UN War Crimes Commission
Professor Kevin Jon Heller, Shanti Sattler (by skype), Dr Mark Ellis, Dr Lutz Oette, Dr Dan Plesch
Secret war crimes indictments of thousands of Nazis revealed by SOAS researchers to be debated by leading lawyers.
- Investing in Women for a Better World? A Conversation on the Role of Women in Food Security
Conversation between Deborah Johnston, Reader, Department of Economics SOAS and Dr. Sarah Stevano, SOAS University of London
- A flowering of words: the development of early Chinese Buddhist exegetical literature from the 2nd to the 4th centuries CE.
Prof. Stefano Zacchetti (Oxford)
- The Land of Smiles Under Martial Law: Thailand Six Months On
Dr. Michael Buehler (SOAS, University of London), Dr Enze Han (SOAS, University of London) and Mr Verapat Pariyawong
Hosted by SOAS CSEAS and SOAS Thai Society. Join us for a panel discussion on the situation in Thailand since the establishment of military government on 22 May 2014.
- “How can I be post-Soviet if I was never Soviet”: lived time and historical time, perspectives from southern Tajikistan
Dr Diana Ibañez-Tirado (SOAS, University of London)
- The Greening of Arabia: Water, Fossils and Early Peoples
Michael Petraglia, University of Oxford
Part of the MBI Al Jaber Foundation Lecture Series
- Indian Diaspora in the Indian Ocean Region Reflections on Migration, Settlement and Change
Professor Gijsbert Oonk (Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Netherlands)
- Is Grassroots Justice a Viable Alternative to Impunity? The Case of the Iran People's Tribunal
Professor Payam Akhavan, McGill University
- Language Variation in Taiwan Media and Popular Culture
Speaker: Professor Henning Klöter
- "Shadow in Baghdad": Film Screening & Panel Discussion
Linda Menuhin Abdul Aziz (journalist, film protagonist); Adel Darwish (author and jo;urnalist); Amal al-Jubouri (Director of the Arab Human Rights Academy); Chair: Dr. Yair Wallach (SOAS)
- Arbitration Seminar Series: Emergency arbitrator procedure
Mr Shai Wade, partner at Stephenson Harwood LLP
- Understanding emptiness: rang stong and gzhan stong perspective
Dr Artur Przybysławski (Jagiellonian University)
- Making an Empire: A Story of Milk in Three Parts
Dr. Yoriko Otomo, Lecturer, School of Law, and Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London
This event has been postponed due to illness.
- The Cosmic Script: Sacred Geometry and the Science of Arabic Penmanship
Ahmed Moustafa, Stefan Sperl
- The Idea of Iran: post-Mongol polities and the reinvention of Iranian identities
The eleventh programme in The Idea of Iran annual series.
- China - PhD Workshop
China - Beijing
- Frederic S. Lee Heterodox Economics Scholarship Fund: Fundraising event
The Department of Economics is hosting an event in honour of Professor Frederic S. Lee.
Calling for contributions to the Heterodox Economics Scholarship Fund.
This event will celebrate Professor Lee’s activities towards establishing a truly heterodox and pluralist community of economists and least his theoretical contributions towards developing foundations for heterodox economics.
- China - PhD Workshop
China - Beijing
- Tai/Shan New Year: Academic and Cultural Presentations
Pi Mai or Shan New Year celebrations has been held as annual cultural event in UK since 2005 and six of them have taken place at SOAS, University of London.
- Indonesia - Business, Banking and Finance Education UK Exhibition
Indonesia - Jakarta