Calendar of Events
Week beginning Monday 27 April 2015
- Exam Techniques
Exam Techniques workshop
- Whatever Happened to the Developmental State? The Curious Incident of South Africa
Professor Ben Fine (SOAS)
In the wake of the Great Financial Crisis, GFC, the revival of support for state intervention, other than in the financial sector, has been remarkably limited and momentary. Yet, we are told that industrial policy is back on the agenda.
- First-year Research Student Presentations
John Latham (SOAS), Matthias Freidank (SOAS), Louis Allday (SOAS)
John Latham, SOAS
'The Transformation of Political Authority in the North Caucasus:Christianisation and its Limits in the Alan Kingdom, 890-1030'
Matthias Freidank, SOAS
'British Colonialism and Urban Violence in Mandatory Palestine, 1922-48'
Louis Allday, SOAS
'Cultural Propaganda in Informal Empire: The British Council in the Persian Gulf 1939-1971'
- Empire and Natural Law: The Tokyo Trial from Perspectives of Comparative Political Thought
Dr. Milinda Banerjee
The Centre for Comparative Political Thought, in partnership with the Centre for the International Politics of Conflict, Rights and Justice, presents a lecture by Dr. Milinda Banerjee.
- New perspectives on Arakan in the first millennium: its name, dynastic history and Buddhist culture
Prof Arlo Griffiths (École française d'Extrême-Orient (French School of Asian Studies))
- Single Women in Islamic Discourse Seminar
Panel: Dr. Fauzia Ahmad, Ms Humera Khan and Prof. Mashood Baderin
Evening seminar with Dr. Fauzia Ahmad, Ms Humera Khan & Prof. Mashood Baderin
- Future Sounds of Mzansi - Film Screening
20 years into South Africa's democracy - welcome to the apartheid afterparty
- The weaving cooperatives of the Mahila Samitis in late colonial Assam, India.
Dr Hemjyoti Medhi (Charles Wallace Indian Trust Visiting Fellow, 2014-2015)
- The Long Road to Remembering and Honoring the Victims of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Regime - Conceiving and Designing the Sleuk Rith Institute
Youk Chhang and Markus B Zimmer (Sleuk Rith Institute)
- Music, Art, & Power in India
Dr Katherine Schofield (King's College London) / Dr Chloe Alaghband-Zadeh (University of Cambridge)
- Update on the Yemen Crisis
British-Yemeni Society Meeting
- Senegalese Music with an Open Heart
Abdoulaye Samb & Minnjiaraby
- Caring for the Beyond: Two Lao Festivals for the Departed
Gregory Kourilsky (University of Bristol)
- A bilingual evening with Abdelfattah Kilito
- Producing Political Landscape on the Korean Peninsula: Divided Visions, United Vista
Dr Robert Winstanley-Chesters (University of Cambridge) and Ms Sherri Ter Molen (Wayne State University)
- Palestine Speaks, Narratives of life under occupation
Co-Editor Cate Malek in conversation with narrator and Gaza-based media fixer Abeer Ayoub to mark the launch of Palestine Speaks (Verso, 2015).