Numerous events, seminars, films, discussions, talks and lecture series are held throughout term-time and beyond, hosted by the Departments and Centres of the Faculty of Arts & Humanities.
Unless otherwise stated, all events are free and open to the public.
- Ottomans, North Africans, and Europeans at Sea: Exploring Maritime Legal Practices in the Early Modern Mediterranean
Michael Talbot, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
- Man of Aran, 1931, 76 min.
- Law and the Nigerian Civil War: Cases from the Biafran Court of Appeal, 1967-70
Samuel Fury Childs Daly (Columbia University)
- 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.
- The Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo: Before and After the Bomb Damage of 24 January 2014
Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed (Curator, Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo)
- 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
- MUS-Mei Lanfang 120th Anniversary Celebration
A symposium to mark 120 years since the birth of one of China’s most celebrated Jingju (‘Peking opera’) actors – Mei Lanfang
Music Department, SOAS, University of London
Royal Holloway China Humanities Research Centre
SOAS China Institute
UK Research and Development Centre for Chinese Traditional Culture (UKCTC)
UoL Xiqu Network | RHUL Chinese Opera Society | SOAS Jing-Kun Opera Society
- The Hunters, 1957, 72 min
- Dammed Progress: hydropower, modernization and the politics of development in Southern Africa
Alan Isaacman (University of Minnesota)
Joint seminar with Centre for African Studies
- Field Work: Photographs from Agricultural East Anglia
Justin Partyka, Independent Photographer
- Undergraduate Open Day
- This Open Day is aimed at anyone interested in studying at SOAS at undergraduate level.
- 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
- Opposition to Authoritarianism in Early Republican Turkey
Ozan Özavcı, University of Southampton
- Dead Birds, 1963, 83 min.
- Mandela and Verwoerd: the Sharpeville Moment Revisited
Saul Dubow (Queen Mary, University of London)
- Ottoman Silks, 1500-1750: Between the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean
Dr Amanda Phillips (Marie Curie Fellow of the Gerda Henkel Foundation, Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, University of Birmingham)
- 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
- Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Open Evening
Representatives from departments across the Faculty of Arts and Humanities will be available to answer your questions about postgraduate studies at SOAS.
- The Decolonisation of Colonial Medicine? The Role of Medical Auxiliaries in “French Algeria”
Hannah-Louise Clark, Oxford
- 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
- Through these Eyes, 2004, 55 min.
Charles Laird and Asen Balikci
- Africa, decolonization and the fate of “Britishness”
Christian Pedersen (University of Copenhagen)
- Globally Branding Japanese Cuisine
Prof. Theodore C. Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology and Japanese Studies, Harvard University
- Cookery and visual knowledge: Toward a Social History of Safavid Iran
Sussan Babaie, The Courtauld Institute
- Imagining Indians, 1992, 60 min.
- A Horse by a Pond and Other Congruities in Medieval Iranian Ceramic Decoration
Dr Oya Pancaroglu (Associate Professor, Department of History, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul)
The Hadassah and Daniel Khalili Memorial Lecture in Islamic Art and Culture
- Finding Women in the Professional Kitchen: An Ethnography of La Cuisine des Mères Lyonnaises
Dr. Rachel Black, Fellow, Collegium de Lyon, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
- Death and the ends of life in Ghanaian history
John Parker (SOAS, University of London)