SOAS events http://www.soas.ac.uk/news Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:28:35 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 http://www.soas.ac.uk/assets/footer_logo.png SOAS logo http://www.soas.ac.uk Owusu-Ankomah in Conversation http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/africanseminar/22sep2014-owusu-ankomah-in-conversation.html

Date: 22 September 2014 05:15pm

Finishes:22 September 2014 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: 4429

In conjunction with his exhibition at October Gallery, Owusu-Ankomah will discuss his work and contemporary African art with Chris Spring (curator, Sainsbury African Galleries, British Museum)

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:15:00 +0100
'Towards a Temptation Hypothesis' - Religion and Masculinities in Africa Keynote Lecture http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/26sep2014-towards-a-temptation-hypothesis---religion-and-masculinities-in-africa-keynote-lecture.html

Date: 26 September 2014 05:00pm

Finishes:26 September 2014 06:30pm

Venue: other

Room: TBC

This talk offers a heuristic assessment of certain patterns of transformation in the way that persons and subjects (and thereby “masculinity,” as one critical dimension of personhood) are rendered public in the world today.

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0100
50 Years of 'Arrow of God', 100 Years of Nigeria: A Celebration and an Inquest http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/conferences/igbo-conference/04oct2014-50-years-of-arrow-of-god-100-years-of-nigeria-a-celebration-and-an-inquest.html

Date: 4 October 2014 10:00am

Finishes:4 October 2014 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Djam Lecture Theatre

The organisers of the Igbo Conference in association with CAS will host in the 'Arrow of God' Symposium, which marks the 50th anniversary of the  publication of Chinua Achebe’s novel, Arrow of God which Achebe described as 'the novel which I am most likely to be caught sitting down to read again.'

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Sat, 04 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0100
The Memory of the Crowd: Exploring the Potential of Digital Media Platforms to Re-imagine a ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/africanseminar/13oct2014-the-memory-of-the-crowd-exploring-the-potential-of-digital-media-platforms-to-re-imagine-a.html

Date: 13 October 2014 05:15pm

Finishes:13 October 2014 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: 4429

Sam Hopkins is a site-specific and media artist with acclaimed critical, public projects in Nairobi, Kenya. In this presentation and discussion with Annie Coombes, he shares his current research project 'The Memory of the Crowd', looking at the role of collective memory in representing national history.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:15:00 +0100