Seminars, Conferences & Events
Departmental seminars, conferences & events
- Anthropology of Development Seminar
- Seminar Series in the Anthropology of Travel and Tourism
- Social Anthropology Seminar
- Ethnographic Film Series
- Humanitarianism: past trends/future directions
Departmental Centre seminars, conferences & events
- What anthropology has to say about humanitarian studies'?
Professor Raymond Apthorpe
- The Rights of Others: conflicting concepts of ownership, family and wealth in areas impacted by the extractive industries
Dr Emma Gilberthorpe, School of International Development, UEA
- Why “little magazine” like New Humanist are necessary in 2014
Daniel Trilling, editor of the New Humanist magazine
- Searching for Sustainability Cultures: Organic Food, Technological Risk and Limits
Giovanni Orlando, PhD in Anthropology, Goldsmiths, University of London
- Nanook of the North, 1922, 55 mins
- What happens to justice when the courts start to sponsor settlement?
Professor Simon Roberts, The LSE
- The Role of Fashion in the Construction of Moroccan Modernity
Dr. Angela Jansen, London College of Fashion
- Food Insecurity and the Urban Poor: Kampala and Lilongwe Compared
Johan Pottier, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, and Professorial Research Associate, Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London
- Man with a Movie Camera, 1929, 103 mins
- Force and Right: Money, violence and consent in Kinshasa's 2011 elections
Dr Joe Trapido, Anthropology & Sociology, SOAS
- Documentary showing Documentary showing: "The Sand Trap", followed by Q and A
Sarah Boston, film maker
- ‘Not a Complete Food for Man’: The Controversy about White vs. Wholemeal Bread in Interwar Britain
Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Professor of History, University of Illinois at Chicago
- The end of development studies
Dr David Marsden
- The Hunters, 1957, 72 mins
- Architects of Justice? Exploring the links between design and due process
Professor Linda Mulcahy, The LSE
- Journalism studies in Brazil: theories, practices and challenges
Fernando Resende, CMFS Visiting Research Scholar
- The Temptation of Nitrogen: FAO Guidance for Food Sovereignty in Nicaragua
Birgit Müller, Senior Researcher, Laboratoire d’Anthropologie des Institutions et des Organisations Sociales (Paris)
- Moi, un noir, 1957, 80 mins
- Distant Intimacies: Transnational (family) lives in poly-media environments
Dr. Mirca Madianou, Goldsmiths
- Making the Right Connections? ‘Agri-Health’ and the Forging of a New Discipline
Deborah Johnston, Reader in Development Economics, and Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London
- Dead Birds, 1963, 83 mins
- Against Representation: Contemporary Visual Culture and the Politics of Conflict
Dr. Anthony Downey, Ibraaz
- Rethinking the History of the Green Revolution: What Can We Learn from its Precursors and its Successors?
Jonathan Harwood, Emeritus Professor of the History of Science & Technology, Centre for the History of Science, Technology & Medicine, University of Manchester
- To Live with Herds, 1971, 69 mins
Professor Anne Griffiths, Edinburgh
- Media in Conflict: Community radio in India Occupied Kashmir
Kazimuddin Ahmed, freelance development strategist
- Portuguese Wine in the Global Market: London and Maputo
Nuno Domingos, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, and Research Associate, Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London
- The impact of changing funder demands on local voluntary organizations
Dr Sarah Crowther
- Memories and dreams, 1993, 92 mins
- Global and local food chains: a multi-dimensional analysis of their performance in different spheres of UK food governance
Damian Maye, Reader in Agri-Food Studies, Countryside and Community Research Institute, University of Gloucestershire
- Cannibal Tours, 1987, 70 mins
- Exploring the Moral Panic around FGM in the UK
Dr Tamsin Bradley, University of Portsmouth
- Screening of award winning documentary “The Bionic Man” followed by Q and A
James Pope, documentary maker
- Domestic Cooking in Marrakech's Medina
Katharina Graf, Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology, and Research Student Member, Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London
- Before Tomorrow, 2008, 92 min
Marie-Hélène Cousineau and Madeline Ivalu
- Looking from the outside in: The Kakfaesque experience of seeking asylum in the UK
Dr John Campbell, SOAS
- Afghanistan: The Challenges to Political Communication
Dr. Massoumeh Tourfeh, CMFS Research Associate
- CANCELLED: A Home in the Vineyards: Changing Ideas of House and Kinship in the Kefraya village of the West Bekaa in Lebanon
Elizabeth Saleh, Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology, Goldsmiths, University of London
To celebrate the forthcoming release of The Raid 2, sequel to the smash action hit The Raid (2012) the Centre for Media and Film Studies, Indofilm and SOAS Pencak Silat Society invite you to a special screening of the first Gareth Evans/Iko Uwais collaboration, Merantau.
- 'Land of Eternal Hope - Ten Years of Lives Shared in Afghanistan' - book launch
Charlotte Dufour, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Discussant, Nigel Poole, SOAS
Join us for a a launch of 'Land of Eternal Hope - Ten Years of Lives Shared in Afghanistan' by Charlotte Dufour. The author will read extracts of the book, followed by a discussion and drinks.
- Sentimental Sojourns: The Geopolitics of Volunteer Tourism in Northern Thailand
Dr. Mary Mostafanezhad, University of Hawai’i
- Man of Aran, 1931, 76 min.
- An Oral History of Neal’s Yard Dairy: Applying Postgraduate Food Anthropology
Mukta Das, Doctoral Researcher, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and Research
Doctoral Researcher, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and Research Student Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London, and Celia Plender, Doctoral Researcher, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, & Research Student Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London
- Man with a Movie Camera, 1929, 103 min.
- Past and Present Plant Use in Northern Sudan
Dr. Philippa Ryan and Prof. Katherine Homewood
Dr. Philippa Ryan, Scientist, Dept. of Conservation and Scientific Research, British Museum & Prof. Katherine Homewood, Professor of Human Ecology, Dept. of Anthropology, University College London
- Poverty Alleviation Through Tourism? A Community-Training Approach in Ethnic Hill Tribe Villages in Vietnam
Dr. Geoffrey Bird, Royal Roads University
- The Hunters, 1957, 72 min
- Field Work: Photographs from Agricultural East Anglia
Justin Partyka, Independent Photographer
- Jaguar, 1967, 110 min.
- Food Fights: Food Sovereignty, Regulation and Transition in Canada and the USA
Dr. Colin Anderson, Research Fellow, Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, Coventry University
- Dead Birds, 1963, 83 min.
- From Arak To Za’Atar: Jerusalem and its many culinary traditions
Modern Jerusalem is unique: it is a city where ancient history and recent events constantly interact – with great intimacy and intensity – and thus shape every aspect of the daily realities of its citizens. Join the SOAS Food Studies Centre to welcome Yotam Ottolenghi to SOAS for this distinguished lecture.
- Culinary Tourism, Gender and (Re)construction of Local Food Cultures in Southern Mexico (Oaxaca)
Dr. Renata Hryciuk, Assistant Professor, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Warsaw
- A Wife Among Wives, 1981, 72 min.
David MacDougall and Judith MacDougall
- Making an Empire: A Story of Milk in Three Parts
Dr. Yoriko Otomo, Lecturer, School of Law, and Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London
This event has been postponed due to illness.
- Through these Eyes, 2004, 55 min.
Charles Laird and Asen Balikci
- Globally Branding Japanese Cuisine
Prof. Theodore C. Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology and Japanese Studies, Harvard University
- Sudan Trilogy and Arthur Howes’ legacy revisited
Free screenings, panels and dialogues presented by Arthur Howes’ friends, the Royal Anthropological Institute, University of Essex and SOAS Anthropology
- Imagining Indians, 1992, 60 min.
- ‘We Stuff Everything’: In the Gut of Colonial Rule and Anti-Colonial Resistance
Dr. Zeina Ghandour, Lecturer, School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London