SOAS events http://www.soas.ac.uk/news Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:26:05 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 http://www.soas.ac.uk/assets/footer_logo.png SOAS logo http://www.soas.ac.uk Albert René: The Father of Modern Seychelles. A Biography http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/book-launches/26jan2015-albert-ren-the-father-of-modern-seychelles-a-biography.html

Date: 26 January 2015 06:00pm

Finishes:26 January 2015 08:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: Brunei Suite

The first full-length biography of a towering figure who arouses intense emotions in both admirers and opponents.

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:00:00 +0100
Miners Shot Down - Film Screening http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/05feb2015-miners-shot-down---film-screening.html

Date: 5 February 2015 07:00pm

Finishes:5 February 2015 09:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Djam Lecture Theatre

In August 2012, platinum mineworkers begin a strike for better wages against their employer, British company Lonmin. Six days later, SA police brutally suppress the strike and shoot dead 34 miners. This film tells the story of a toxic collusion between state and capital that led to the massacre.

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0100
Creating a creative economy in Côte d’Ivoire: The role of new performance spaces for popular ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/africanseminar/09feb2015-creating-a-creative-economy-in-cte-divoire-the-role-of-new-performance-spaces-for-popular-.html

Date: 9 February 2015 05:15pm

Finishes:9 February 2015 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: 4429

This seminar will address the role of cultural entrepreneurs in the establishment of new performance spaces for live music in Abidjan.

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Mon, 09 Feb 2015 17:15:00 +0100
World Radio Day 2015 http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/13feb2015-world-radio-day-2015.html

Date: 13 February 2015 02:00pm

Finishes:13 February 2015 08:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre and Suite

A day to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information, and free, independent and pluralistic media.The theme for this fourth edition is “Radio and Youth”.

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0100
African Christianity on Film: 'African Christianity Rising: Stories from Ghana' (2013, dir. ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/19feb2015-african-christianity-on-film-african-christianity-rising-stories-from-ghana-2013-dir-james.html

Date: 19 February 2015 07:00pm

Finishes:19 February 2015 09:30pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Djam Lecture Theatre

Documentary film analysing the dynamics behind the recent surge of Christianity in Ghana and discussion with the director, Dr James Ault.

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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0100
Media Representation and Africa: whose money, whose story? http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/conferences/20feb2015-media-representation-and-africa-whose-money-whose-story.html

Date: 20 February 2015 09:00am

Finishes:20 February 2015 06:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

A diverse selection of high-profile speakers drawn from academia and the media industry will address questions of representation, narrative and institutional funding with regards to Africa in the media.

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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0100
Horses, mules and donkeys: neglected factors in the economic development of Africa? http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/africanseminar/23feb2015-horses-mules-and-donkeys-neglected-factors-in-the-economic-development-of-africa.html

Date: 23 February 2015 05:15pm

Finishes:23 February 2015 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: 4429

Historians have paid some attention to horses, but essentially as machines of war and prestige, whereas donkeys, wild asses, mules and zebras have been altogether neglected. It is suggested here that equids were significant economic resources in the Sahel-Sudan Belt, the Ethiopian highlands, and the savannas of eastern and southern Africa.

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:15:00 +0100