SOAS events http://www.soas.ac.uk/news Wed, 01 Jun 2016 04:35:32 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 http://www.soas.ac.uk/assets/footer_logo.png SOAS logo http://www.soas.ac.uk Afrikult. Words That Travel - Storytelling http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/04jun2016-afrikult-words-that-travel---storytelling.html

Date: 4 June 2016 12:00pm

Finishes:4 June 2016 09:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: Brunei Suite & Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Afrikult. presents the second of the three-part series Words that Travel. Running throughout 2016, each event focuses on particular mediums and traditions of African literature with the second featuring African storytelling.

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Sat, 04 Jun 2016 11:00:00 +0100
The International Embrace of Khartoum: Causes and Consequences for Sudan, Implications for ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/07jun2016-the-international-embrace-of-khartoum-causes-and-consequences-for-sudan-implications-for-s.html

Date: 7 June 2016 06:45pm

Finishes:7 June 2016 08:30pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Prof Eric Reeves, who has published extensively on Sudan, nationally and internationally, for almost two decades, will talk about The International Embrace of Khartoum: Causes and Consequences for Sudan, Implications for South Sudan.

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Tue, 07 Jun 2016 17:45:00 +0100
Social Movements and State Fragility in Ethiopia: Lessons from the Oromo Protests and ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/21jun2016-social-movements-and-state-fragility-in-ethiopia-lessons-from-the-oromo-protests-and-gover.html

Date: 21 June 2016 09:00am

Finishes:21 June 2016 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

This one-day symposium explores how apparently strong state institutions eventually produce weaknesses that in turn initiate tendencies towards coercion, illegitimacy and fragility.  By addressing this phenomenon historically and ethnographically the symposium intends to examine new frameworks for understanding the Ethiopian state and the changing contours of political legitimacy.

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0100
J.D.Y.Peel: A celebration of life to the full http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/25jun2016-jdypeel-a-celebration-of-life-to-the-full.html

Date: 25 June 2016 11:00am

Finishes:25 June 2016 04:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

An event celebrating the work and life of the late J.D.Y. Peel with contributions from his close colleagues and friends.

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 10:00:00 +0100
An evening in conversation with the 2016 Caine Prize shortlisted authors http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/28jun2016-an-evening-in-conversation-with-the-2016-caine-prize-shortlisted-authors.html

Date: 28 June 2016 06:00pm

Finishes:28 June 2016 08:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

An evening to present and converse with the shortlist of the 2016 Caine Prize for African Writing

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:00:00 +0100