SOAS events http://www.soas.ac.uk/news Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:44:20 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 http://www.soas.ac.uk/assets/footer_logo.png SOAS logo http://www.soas.ac.uk Oil and Rural Infrastructure Development: Discourses, Methodologies, and Outcomes of ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/africanseminar/27oct2014-oil-and-rural-infrastructure-development-discourses-methodologies-and-outcomes-of-interven.html

Date: 27 October 2014 05:15pm

Finishes:27 October 2014 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: 4429

Leventis Fellow and anthropologist Dr Babajide Ololajulo will present from his research on the experience of state organised oil-led development intervention among the Ilaje, a coastal Yoruba speaking group in Ondo state, Nigeria.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:15:00 +0100
Ebola Beyond the Headlines: Discussion & Fundraiser http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/29oct2014-ebola-beyond-the-headlines-discussion--fundraiser.html

Date: 29 October 2014 07:00pm

Finishes:29 October 2014 09:00pm

Venue: Faber Building, 23/24 Russell Square

Room: FG01

International hysteria about isolated incidences of Ebola in the US and Europe have dramatically diverted attention away from containing the disease at its source. Come hear about why this outbreak of Ebola has eclipsed all other outbreaks of its kind and what diaspora actors are doing to contain the disease in their respective countries of origin.  

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:00:00 +0100
Okey Ndibe reads from 'Foreign Gods, Inc.' http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/conferences/igbo-conference/31oct2014-okey-ndibe-reads-from-foreign-gods-inc.html

Date: 31 October 2014 06:30pm

Finishes:31 October 2014 08:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: B111

Foreign Gods, Inc., tells the story of Ike, a New York-based Nigerian cab driver who sets out to steal the statue of an ancient war deity from his home village and sell it to a New York gallery.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:30:00 +0100
ABG Seminar: Cutting Edge Community Based Tourism in East Africa http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/abg/events/03nov2014-abg-seminar-cuttingedgecommunity-based-tourism-in-east-africa.html

Date: 3 November 2014 05:30pm

Finishes:3 November 2014 07:30pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

This event explores new routes and opportunities for tourism in Ethiopia.  Rich cultural, historical and physical landscapes suggest limitless tourism potential for Ethiopia and this meeting will reiterate existing offerings and suggest new strategy for tourism development throughout the country and the region.   

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Mon, 03 Nov 2014 17:30:00 +0100
Basil Davidson's AFRICA: A Voyage of Discovery, Episode 8: The Legacy http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/05nov2014-basil-davidsons-africa-a-voyage-of-discovery--episode-8-the-legacy.html

Date: 5 November 2014 07:00pm

Finishes:5 November 2014 09:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

Part of Film Africa 2014, this screening celebrates 30th anniversary of this ground-breaking television series which first appeared in the UK on Channel 4 television in April 1984 and went on to play worldwide. Episode 8 looks at Africa in the aftermath of colonial rule. Interviews with political leaders illuminate Africa's problems and successes.

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 19:00:00 +0100
Structure, Function and Text of Ìrègún music in Yagbaland, Kogi State, Nigeria http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/africanseminar/17nov2014-structure-function-and-text-of-rgn-music-in-yagbaland-kogi-state-nigeria.html

Date: 17 November 2014 05:15pm

Finishes:17 November 2014 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: 4429

Leventis Fellow and lecturer in the Department of Music (Obafemi Awolowo University) Dr Titus Olusegun Stephen will present his research on Ìrègún music in Yagbaland, Kogi State, Nigeria.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:15:00 +0100