SOAS events http://www.soas.ac.uk/news Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:21:51 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 http://www.soas.ac.uk/assets/footer_logo.png SOAS logo http://www.soas.ac.uk The Past Before Us: Heritage and History in South Asia http://www.soas.ac.uk/south-asia-institute/events/heritage-and-history-in-south-asia/

Date: 5 September 2016 09:30am

Finishes:6 September 2016 05:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

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An international cross-disciplinary conference exploring the place of 'heritage' in South Asia's local and global futures. Architects, historians, geographers, anthropologists, musicians and literary theorists come together to discuss the construction, contestation and conservation of South Asia’s heritage in our rapidly changing world. 

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Mon, 05 Sep 2016 08:30:00 +0100
Past cultures as the heritage of the present http://www.soas.ac.uk/south-asia-institute/events/heritage-and-history-in-south-asia/05sep2016-past-cultures-as-the-heritage-of-the-present.html

Date: 5 September 2016 06:30pm

Finishes:5 September 2016 08:15pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

The keynote lecture, ‘Past cultures as the heritage of the present’, will be delivered by the renowned Indian historian Professor Romila Thapar on the evening of Monday 5 September.

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Mon, 05 Sep 2016 17:30:00 +0100
250 Years of Waris Shah’s Heer http://www.soas.ac.uk/south-asia-institute/events/heritage-and-history-in-south-asia/06sep2016-250-years-of-waris-shahs-heer.html

Date: 6 September 2016 05:00pm

Finishes:6 September 2016 06:30pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: (Kamran) Djam Lecture Theatre

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Tue, 06 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0100
Madan Gopal Singh and Chaar Yaar: The Faqiri Quartet http://www.soas.ac.uk/south-asia-institute/events/heritage-and-history-in-south-asia/06sep2016-madan-gopal-singh-and-chaar-yaar-the-faqiri-quartet.html

Date: 6 September 2016 06:30pm

Finishes:6 September 2016 08:30pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Renowned popular Sufi musician Madan Gopal Singh and his ensemble 'Chaar Yaar/Faqiri Quartet' will be performing their original rendition of Heer in marking the 250th anniversary of Waris Shah's literary composition at SOAS. This will be a unique opportunity to hear an iconic voice of our time. 

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Tue, 06 Sep 2016 17:30:00 +0100
Digital Humanities http://www.soas.ac.uk/south-asia-institute/events/asia-beyond-boundaries/13sep2016-digital-humanities.html

Date: 13 September 2016 02:00pm

Finishes:13 September 2016 05:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: 22 RS T101

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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 13:00:00 +0100