SOAS events http://www.soas.ac.uk/news Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:48:06 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 http://www.soas.ac.uk/assets/footer_logo.png SOAS logo http://www.soas.ac.uk Tai/Shan New Year: Academic and Cultural Presentations http://www.soas.ac.uk/cseas/shan-new-year-celebrations/23nov2014-taishan-new-year-academic-and-cultural-presentations.html

Date: 23 November 2014 10:00am

Finishes:23 November 2014 05:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: Brunie Gallery Lecture Theatre and Suite

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.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:00:00 +0100
States, frontiers and conflict http://www.soas.ac.uk/development/events/24nov2014-states-frontiers-and-conflict.html

Date: 24 November 2014 10:30am

Finishes:26 November 2014 05:00pm

Venue: 21/22 Russell Square

Room: MBI Al Jaber Building

Borderlands frontier regions and are a vantage point for understanding processes of statebuilding and contestation, development and transformation. This workshop brings together a multidisciplinary team to develop collaborative research around borderlands and frontiers  and to inform policy debates about statebuilding, peacebuilding and development.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:30:00 +0100
Policy implementation and formation beyond the state in urban communities in the PRC http://www.soas.ac.uk/sci/events/seminars/24nov2014-policy-implementation-and-formation-beyond-the-state-in-urban-communities-in-the-prc.html

Date: 24 November 2014 05:00pm

Finishes:24 November 2014 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: G3

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:00:00 +0100
Malba and Mandirs: The Politics of Divine Resurgence in Delhi, 1911-1939 http://www.soas.ac.uk/history/events/sahistseminar/25nov2014-malba-and-mandirs-the-politics-of-divine-resurgence-in-delhi-1911-1939.html

Date: 25 November 2014 05:00pm

Finishes:25 November 2014 06:30pm

Venue: Faber Building, 23/24 Russell Square

Room: FG01

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:00:00 +0100
The Southeast Asian collections at the V&A http://www.soas.ac.uk/cseas/events/seminars/25nov2014-the-southeast-asian-collections-at-the-va.html

Date: 25 November 2014 05:15pm

Finishes:25 November 2014 07:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: B102

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:15:00 +0100
Inventing the Way of the Samurai: Nationalism, Internationalism, and Bushido in Modern Japan http://www.soas.ac.uk/jrc/events/seminar-and-events/26nov2014-inventing-the-way-of-the-samurai-nationalism-internationalism-and-bushido-in-modern-japan.html

Date: 26 November 2014 05:05pm

Finishes:26 November 2014 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:05:00 +0100
Sharia and the blasphemy law in Pakistan: a lawyer’s perspective http://www.soas.ac.uk/csp/events/seminars/27nov2014-sharia-and-the-blasphemy-law-in-pakistan-a-lawyers-perspective.html

Date: 27 November 2014 05:30pm

Finishes:27 November 2014 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: G51

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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:30:00 +0100
The making of the North Korean working class: class formation and capitalist development at the ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/koreanstudies/events/seminars/28nov2014-the-making-of-the-north-korean-working-class-class-formation-and-capitalist-development-at.html

Date: 28 November 2014 05:15pm

Finishes:28 November 2014 07:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: B102

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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:15:00 +0100
BASAS 2014 Annual Lecture: “Only connect …” Interdisciplinarity, South Asian Studies and ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/ssai/events/28nov2014-basas-2014-annual-lecture-only-connect--interdisciplinarity-south-asian-studies-and-gender.html

Date: 28 November 2014 07:00pm

Finishes:28 November 2014 09:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

In this lecture, Patricia aims to show how South Asian studies and gender studies—both interdisciplinary in their own right—have challenged and inspired her throughout her research and writing career.

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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:00:00 +0100
Annual Presentation on Asia for Sixth Form Students 2014 http://www.soas.ac.uk/centresoffice/events/royal-society-for-asian-affairs/01dec2014-annual-presentation-on-asia-for-sixth-form-students-2014.html

Date: 1 December 2014 10:00am

Finishes:1 December 2014 04:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

The aim is to introduce students to subjects and concepts they may not have previously explored as part of their curriculum and, which will, we hope, inspire them.

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Bollywood’s India Hindi Cinema as a Guide to Contemporary India http://www.soas.ac.uk/ssai/events/01dec2014-bollywoods-india-hindi-cinema-as-a-guide-to-contemporary-india.html

Date: 1 December 2014 06:30pm

Finishes:1 December 2014 08:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

Rachel Dwyer's latest publication looks at the ways in which Bollywood has imagined and portrayed the unity and diversity of India  -what its people believe and feel; their views on religion, caste and politics; life at home and in public.

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:30:00 +0100
Town, Territory, Paper, Partitions: Material-Spatial Cultures of Provincial Governance in ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/history/events/sahistseminar/02dec2014-town-territory-paper-partitions-material-spatial-cultures-of-provincial-governance-in-colo.html

Date: 2 December 2014 05:00pm

Finishes:2 December 2014 06:30pm

Venue: Faber Building, 23/24 Russell Square

Room: FG01

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:00:00 +0100
Śaivism in Southeast Asia http://www.soas.ac.uk/cseas/events/seminars/02dec2014-aivism-in-southeast-asia.html

Date: 2 December 2014 05:15pm

Finishes:2 December 2014 07:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: B102

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:15:00 +0100
Women Adrift: Narratives and Memories of Empire in Modern Japan http://www.soas.ac.uk/jrc/events/seminar-and-events/03dec2014-women-adrift-narratives-and-memories-of-empire-in-modern-japan.html

Date: 3 December 2014 05:05pm

Finishes:3 December 2014 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

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Wed, 03 Dec 2014 17:05:00 +0100
Why Performance in Authoritarian Korea? http://www.soas.ac.uk/art/events/east-asia-art-archaeology-research-seminars/05dec2014-why-performance-in-authoritarian-korea-.html

Date: 5 December 2014 03:15pm

Finishes:5 December 2014 05:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: B111

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:15:00 +0100
The Translations of James Scarth Gale, a Canadian Missionary in Korea, 1888-1929 http://www.soas.ac.uk/koreanstudies/events/seminars/05dec2014-the-translations-of-james-scarth-gale-a-canadian-missionary-in-korea-1888-1929.html

Date: 5 December 2014 05:15pm

Finishes:5 December 2014 07:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: B102

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:15:00 +0100
In Conversation with Professor Janet Hunter http://www.soas.ac.uk/jrc/events/08dec2014-in-conversation-with-professor-janet-hunter-.html

Date: 8 December 2014 12:00pm

Finishes:8 December 2014 02:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room:

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:00:00 +0100
‘Bad Practices’ and ‘Fraudulent Means’: Japan and International Debates on Commercial ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/wg-beasley/08dec2014-bad-practices-and--fraudulent-means-japan-and-international-debates-on-commercial-morality.html

Date: 8 December 2014 07:15pm

Finishes:8 December 2014 09:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:15:00 +0100
“He May Be of the Homosexual Type”: Jodh Singh and the Construction of Ghadar Deviance in ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/history/events/sahistseminar/09dec2014-he-may-be-of-the-homosexual-type-jodh-singh-and-the-construction-of-ghadar-deviance-in-the.html

Date: 9 December 2014 05:00pm

Finishes:9 December 2014 06:30pm

Venue: Faber Building, 23/24 Russell Square

Room: FG01

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:00:00 +0100
How about Electric Shadows: the art of the story http://www.soas.ac.uk/csp/events/seminars/11dec2014-how-about-electric-shadows-the-art-of-the-story.html

Date: 11 December 2014 05:30pm

Finishes:11 December 2014 08:30pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: G51

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:30:00 +0100
How Grains Domesticated Us http://www.soas.ac.uk/foodstudies/forum/lectures/11dec2014-how-grains-domesticated-us.html

Date: 11 December 2014 06:30pm

Finishes:11 December 2014 08:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: Brunie Gallery Lecture Theatre

In this lecture, Scott asks how homo sapiens came, only in the last 5% of its long career on the planet, to live in concentrated heaps of people, grain, and domesticated animals and, later, to be governed by units we call states. He will argue that virtually all classical states were based on grains, which are suited to concentrated production, tax assessment, cadastral surveys, storage, and rationing.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:30:00 +0100
Bailang and the Burmish Languages http://www.soas.ac.uk/ssai/events/asia-beyond-boundaries/16dec2014-bailang-and-the-burmish-languages.html

Date: 16 December 2014 02:00pm

Finishes:16 December 2014 07:00pm

Venue: MBI Al Jaber Building, 21 Russell Square

Room: MBI Al Jaber Room

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:00:00 +0100