SOAS events http://www.soas.ac.uk/news Sat, 01 Nov 2014 01:54:48 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 http://www.soas.ac.uk/assets/footer_logo.png SOAS logo http://www.soas.ac.uk 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
The Memory of the Crowd: Exploring the Potential of Digital Media Platforms to Re-imagine a ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/africanseminar/24nov2014-the-memory-of-the-crowd-exploring-the-potential-of-digital-media-platforms-to-re-imagine-a.html

Date: 24 November 2014 05:15pm

Finishes:24 November 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, 24 Nov 2014 17:15:00 +0100