Calendar of Events
Week beginning Monday 29 June 2015
- Indian Tabla
- Study the Indian tabla drums - the backbone of Classical Indian music
Classes: 29 June - 3 July, Mon-Fri 5-8pm
- Circle Songs
- Improve your musicianship, tuning and creativity through ensemble singing
Classes: 29 June - 3 July, Mon-Fri 5-7pm
- CANCELLED: The Cambodian Archaeological Lidar Initiative: New Perspectives on Banteay Chhmar & Beyond
Damian Evans (École française d'Extrême-Orient (EFEO))
This seminar has been cancelled (due to illness)
- Afrocuban Batá Drumming and Orisha Songs
- Learn the sacred rhythms & chants of Afro-Cuban Santeria
Classes: 29 June -3 July, Mon-Fri 7-9pm
- Darbuka: Middle Eastern Percussion
- Learn Middle Eastern Rhythms on the Darbuka
Classes: 29 June - 3 July, Mon-Fri 7-9pm
- How healthy is China?
At our second annual China Debate, senior-level experts from different sectors will explore the question ‘How healthy is China?’ and offer their personal and professional insights into China’s economic, political, cultural and environmental health.
- World Music in the Classroom
SOAS Music Dpt Teaching Associates
- World Music Performance Teaching for the Classroom (with Certificate option)
Classes: Tue 30 June, 10am-5.30pm
- Strategies for Innovation and Development
Professor William Lazonick (University of Massachusetts Lowell)
The SOAS Economics Department in collaboration with scholars from SOAS Development Studies and beyond is launching a new research cluster on Industrial Development and Policy (IDP) to promote research, collaborative initiatives and policy learning.
Professor Bill Lazonick will give an Inaugural Lecture on Strategies for Innovation and Development on 30 June 2015 in the Senate Room at Senate House.
- Dissertation Writing Workshop Part 2, Putting Pen to Paper
Dissertation writing workshop
- Public Dialogue on Peace and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka
Kandia Sarveswaran and Sutha Nadarajah
The "Learning from Leaders" research project investigates how “middle tier” or “go-between” political leaders bridge the gap between elite-level national peace negotiations and peace and reconciliation efforts at the local level.
- Film Screening: Formosa Betrayed and Q&A with Producer and Actor Will Tiao
Speaker: Mr Will Tiao
- How can the study of Theravāda Buddhism define its subject?
Juliane Schober, Professor of Religious Studies, Arizona State University
- The Emergence of Theravada Buddhism in Cambodia: Southeast Asian Perspectives Symposium
Hiram Woodward and various speakers
- AD3 2015 - Responding to African Humanitarian Disasters: The Role of Diaspora Actions and the Policy Implications
AD3 2015 will bring together individuals and stakeholders working in the area of humanitarian disasters and relief. This is an opportunity to discover new insights as experts come together for discussion and debate various topics.
- Shifting Perspectives on Media and Materials in Early Modern Japan
This two-day international symposium is the first of its kind in the UK to refocus on the varied sources for uncovering early modern Japan such as prints, books and ephemera. Keynote speeches will be made by Prof Peter Kornicki (Cambridge University) and Prof Yabuta Yutaka (Kansai University).