Week beginning Monday 26 May 2014
- 24th Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (SEALS24)
This meeting provides a forum to share both research findings and ideas on the languages and linguistics of Southeast Asia, including the Austroasiatic, Austronesian, Hmong-Mien, Tibeto-Burman and Tai-Kadai language families.
- 'Augusto Graziani and the Monetary Circuit' and 'Finance, production and structural change'
Giuseppe Fontana (Leeds) and Riccardo Bellofiore (Bergamo)
The next Money and Development Seminar will be be devoted to the monetary economics and ideas of Augusto Graziani (1933-2014) who pioneered the Italian circuit theory of money in the 1980s.
- Gandhi and the Lessons of Chauri Chaura
Prof Karuna Mantena (Yale)
- Inaugural Event of the Alphawood Foundation funded Southeast Asian Art Programme
Hiram W. Woodward and others
Professor Gurharpal Singh, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities is pleased to invite you to celebrate the Inaugural Event of the Southeast Asian Art Academic Programme.
- The Prisoner Book Launch
Omar Shahid Hamid, in conversation with Owen Bennett-Jones
- The Arts of Southeast Asia from the SOAS Collections
The new exciting display in the Foyle Special Collections Gallery of the Brunei Gallery The Arts of Southeast Asia highlights the breadth of the region’s cultures as represented in the SOAS collections.
- An Indian Education for Indian Children: the family-school relationship and Indian modernity
Nita Kumar (California)
- Archives and Justice in Sierra Leone and Rwanda
Viviane Dittrich International Relations, LSE
- Book Launch: Borders and Margins: Cambodian Migration to Thailand
Maryann Bylander and Emmanuel Maillard
- A journey to the Buddhist and Hindu sites of southern Sumatra
- Climate Change in Africa: Positioning Online Resources, Research & Adaptation Projects
Dr Rocio Diaz-Chavez (Imperial College London), Camilla Tourmin (IIED), Dr Jen Dyer (University of Leeds)
This event looks at some of the initiatives around climate change conducted in Africa using different resources, including online tools and field projects. The inclusion of stakeholders in different areas such as policy makers, researchers and NGOs is considered crucial to be able to foster climate change initiatives in Africa.
- Why is the British Museum Collecting Modern and Contemporary Art from the Middle East?
Venetia Porter, British Museum
- Nyepas: The three humors in Tibetan Medicine
Dr Rigzin Sangmo
According to traditional Tibetan medicine, health is determined by five elements (earth, water, fire, wind, space) and three humors (rlung 'wind', mkhris-pa 'bile' and bad-kan 'phlegm'). This talk will introduce the three humors and explain their composition and function in the regulation of health.
- Demographic Change in the GCC States: Economic and Social Implications
A two-day conference addressing demographic change in the GCC.
- Water Governance, Allocation and Regulation
Prof Patrick Bond, Dr Gareth Walker