SOAS events http://www.soas.ac.uk/news Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:47:56 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 http://www.soas.ac.uk/assets/footer_logo.png SOAS logo http://www.soas.ac.uk World Music in the Classroom http://www.soas.ac.uk/music/summermusicschool/30jun2015-world-music-in-the-classroom.html

Date: 30 June 2015 10:00am

Finishes:30 June 2015 05:30pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room:

World Music Performance Teaching for the Classroom (with Certificate option)
Classes: Tue 30 June, 10am-5.30pm]]>
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:00:00 +0100
Strategies for Innovation and Development http://www.soas.ac.uk/economics/events/idp/30jun2015-strategies-for-innovation-and-development.html

Date: 30 June 2015 06:30pm

Finishes:30 June 2015 08:00pm

Venue: Senate House

Room: Senate Room

The SOAS Economics Department in collaboration with scholars from SOAS Development Studies and beyond is launching a new research cluster on Industrial Development and Policy (IDP) to promote research, collaborative initiatives and policy learning. 

Professor Bill Lazonick will give an Inaugural Lecture on Strategies for Innovation and Development on 30 June 2015 in the Senate Room at Senate House.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:30:00 +0100
Dissertation Writing Workshop Part 2, Putting Pen to Paper http://www.soas.ac.uk/add/studyskills/workshops/01jul2015-dissertation-writing-workshop-part-2-putting-pen-to-paper.html

Date: 1 July 2015 01:00pm

Finishes:1 July 2015 03:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: 4426

Dissertation writing workshop

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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0100
Public Dialogue on Peace and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka http://www.soas.ac.uk/politics/events/01jul2015-public-dialogue-on-peace-and-reconciliation-in--sri-lanka.html

Date: 1 July 2015 06:00pm

Finishes:1 July 2015 08:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre (BGLT)

The "Learning from Leaders" research project investigates how “middle tier” or “go-between” political leaders bridge the gap between elite-level national peace negotiations and peace and reconciliation efforts at the local level. 

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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:00:00 +0100
Film Screening: Formosa Betrayed and Q&A with Producer and Actor Will Tiao http://www.soas.ac.uk/taiwanstudies/events/02jul2015-film-screening-formosa-betrayed-and-qa-with-producer-and-actor-will-tiao.html

Date: 2 July 2015 01:30pm

Finishes:2 July 2015 05:00pm

Venue: Vernon Square

Room: V111

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:30:00 +0100
The Emerging Migration State in the Global South http://www.soas.ac.uk/politics/events/02jul2015-the-emerging-migration-state-in-the-global-south.html

Date: 2 July 2015 05:00pm

Finishes:2 July 2015 07:00pm

Venue:

Room: Main Building Room 116

Professor James F. Hollifield is professor of International Political Economy, director of the John G. Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University.

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0100
How can the study of Theravāda Buddhism define its subject? http://www.soas.ac.uk/saaap/events/02jul2015-how-can-the-study-of-theravda-buddhism-define-its-subject.html

Date: 2 July 2015 06:30pm

Finishes:2 July 2015 07:30pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: DLT

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:30:00 +0100
The Emergence of Theravada Buddhism in Cambodia: Southeast Asian Perspectives Symposium http://www.soas.ac.uk/saaap/events/03jul2015-the-emergence-of-theravada-buddhism-in-cambodia-southeast-asian-perspectives-symposium.html

Date: 3 July 2015 09:00am

Finishes:3 July 2015 09:00am

Venue: other

Room: Large Common Room, William Goodenough House

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Fri, 03 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0100
AD3 2015 - Responding to African Humanitarian Disasters: The Role of Diaspora Actions and the ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/03jul2015-ad3-2015---responding-to-african-humanitarian-disasters-the-role-of-diaspora-actions-and-t.html

Date: 3 July 2015 06:00pm

Finishes:3 July 2015 10:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Room G3

AD3 2015 will bring together individuals and stakeholders working in the area of humanitarian disasters and relief. This is an opportunity to discover new insights as experts come together for discussion and debate various topics. 

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Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:00:00 +0100
Shifting Perspectives on Media and Materials in Early Modern Japan http://www.soas.ac.uk/jrc/events/04jul2015-shifting-perspectives-on-media-and-materials-in-early-modern-japan.html

Date: 4 July 2015 09:00am

Finishes:5 July 2015 05:30pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Djam Lecture Theatre

This two-day international symposium is the first of its kind in the UK to refocus on the varied sources for uncovering early modern Japan such as prints, books and ephemera. Keynote speeches will be made by Prof Peter Kornicki (Cambridge University) and Prof Yabuta Yutaka (Kansai University).

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Sat, 04 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0100
'Research in Arabic-based Area Studies', HEFCE-funded training course http://www.soas.ac.uk/nme/events/research-in-arabic-based-area-studies/

Date: 6 July 2015 09:15am

Finishes:6 July 2015 08:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: L67

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Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:15:00 +0100
Berimbao: Afro-Brasilian music bow http://www.soas.ac.uk/music/summermusicschool/06jul2015-berimbao-afro-brasilian-music-bow.html

Date: 6 July 2015 05:00pm

Finishes:10 July 2015 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room:

A rare opportunity to learn the music of Capoeira
Classes: 6-10 July, Mon-Fri 5-7pm]]>
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0100
World Music Choir http://www.soas.ac.uk/music/summermusicschool/06jul2015-world-music-choir.html

Date: 6 July 2015 06:00pm

Finishes:10 July 2015 08:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room:

A taster course for the SOAS World Music Choir.
Classes: 6-10 July, Mon-Fri 6-8pm]]>
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:00:00 +0100
Balinese Gamelan http://www.soas.ac.uk/music/summermusicschool/06jul2015-balinese-gamelan.html

Date: 6 July 2015 07:00pm

Finishes:11 July 2015 05:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room:

A unique opportunity to learn to play the seven-tone Balinese gamelan based at SOAS.
Classes: 6-11 July, Tue-Fri 7-9pm, Sat 11am-5pm]]>
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:00 +0100
Mbira http://www.soas.ac.uk/music/summermusicschool/06jul2015-mbira.html

Date: 6 July 2015 07:00pm

Finishes:10 July 2015 09:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room:

Study the spirit-calling mbira from Zimbabwe
Classes: 6-10 July, Mon-Fri 7-9pm]]>
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:00 +0100
Session 5: Shah Hussain http://www.soas.ac.uk/south-asia-institute/events/sangat-dialogue-punjab/07jul2015-session-5-shah-hussain.html

Date: 7 July 2015 06:00pm

Finishes:7 July 2015 08:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: B102

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:00:00 +0100
ECAS 6: ‘Collective Mobilisations in Africa: Contestation, Resistance, Revolt’ http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/conferences/08jul2015-ecas-6-collective-mobilisations-in-africa-contestation-resistance-revolt.html

Date: 8 July 2015 12:00am

Finishes:10 July 2015 12:00am

Venue: other

Room:

Following on Lisbon in 2013, the Sixth European Conference on African Studies (ECAS-6) will take place in Paris 8-10 July 2015 at the Sorbonne. The principal theme of ECAS 6 is 'Collective Mobilisations in Africa: Contestation, Resistance, Revolt'.

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 23:00:00 +0100
Tanzania: Facing up to the Challenges http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/08jul2015-tanzania-facing-up-to-the-challenges.html

Date: 8 July 2015 05:30pm

Finishes:8 July 2015 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: Djam Lecture theatre (DLT)

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Wed, 08 Jul 2015 16:30:00 +0100
Buddhist Chants from Japan http://www.soas.ac.uk/music/summermusicschool/11jul2015-buddhist-chants-from-japan.html

Date: 11 July 2015 11:00am

Finishes:12 July 2015 05:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room:

Introduction to the shōmyō tradition from Japan
Classes: 11-12 July, Sat-Sun 11am-5pm]]>
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0100
In Conversation with Graça Machel http://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/21jul2015-in-conversation-with-graa-machel.html

Date: 21 July 2015 05:00pm

Finishes:21 July 2015 06:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Graça Machel will be discussing youth and education in Africa. Reception to follow. 

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0100
The role of arbitration institutions in the development of arbitration in Africa http://www.soas.ac.uk/lawandconflict/events/23jul2015-the-role-of-arbitration-institutions-in-the-development-of-arbitration-in-africa.html

Date: 23 July 2015 09:00am

Finishes:23 July 2015 06:00pm

Venue: other

Room:

One day conference that will examine the current role and functions of arbitration institutions within the continent.

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0100
Chinese Opera http://www.soas.ac.uk/music/summermusicschool/27jul2015-chinese-opera.html

Date: 27 July 2015 06:00pm

Finishes:30 July 2015 09:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room:

An introduction to the secrets of Chinese Opera
Classes: 27-30 July, Mon-Thu 6-9pm]]>
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:00 +0100