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Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Faculty Events

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.

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2013

January

08/01/13
09/01/13
10/01/13
11/01/13
11/01/13
14/01/13
14/01/13
15/01/13
15/01/13
15/01/13
16/01/13
18/01/13
  • Endangered Textile Traditions
  • Various Speakers
  • The WEFT exhibition is launched with a symposium titled Endangered Textile Traditions to be held at SOAS on the 18th and 19th of January.

18/01/13
  • World Eco Fibre & Textile (WEFT) Art
  • WEFT explores the three dimensionality of textile art through installations and sculptural constructions, where contemporary textile artists are currently taking fibre sculpture into new areas.

18/01/13
25/01/13
29/01/13
30/01/13
30/01/13
30/01/13

February

01/02/13
05/02/13
06/02/13
06/02/13
08/02/13
19/02/13
19/02/13
20/02/13
22/02/13
22/02/13
25/02/13
26/02/13
27/02/13
27/02/13

March

01/03/13
04/03/13
  • Title TBC
  • Sarah McMillan (the Prince's Youth Business International)
05/03/13
06/03/13
06/03/13
06/03/13
08/03/13
11/03/13
12/03/13
12/03/13
13/03/13
15/03/13
19/03/13
20/03/13
22/03/13

April

17/04/13
23/04/13
  • Upgrade presentations
  • Anneliese Smit, Wasitthee Chaiyakan
  • Anneliese Smit: The Dynamics of the Mao Cult in Tibet during the Cultural Revolution

    Wasitthee Chaiyakan: Pan-Tai Notions in Thai Text Books

23/04/13
23/04/13
25/04/13
26/04/13
  • SOAS upgrade presentations: Marine Cabos and Irene Bernabe
  • Marine Cabos and Irene Bernabe
  • Marine Cabos

    Serial representations of iconic sites: a journey in China through landscape photography from the 1840s to 1937

    Irene Bernabe

    Ghosts, demons and magical animals in the art of the Bakumatsu period (1830s-1868)

30/04/13

May

02/05/13
02/05/13
02/05/13
  • When was Zarathushtra?
  • Professor Martin West (All Souls College, Oxford)
  • Presenting the sixteenth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

    Follow by reception.

03/05/13
  • SOAS upgrade presentations: John Johnston, Hao Liu and Kristin Scheel
  • John Johnston, Hao Liu, Kristin Scheel
  • John Johnston

    Tengwang Ge: A Case Study of Changing Depictions of Specific Sites on Chinese Ceramics in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

    Hao Liu

    The purpose, operation and impacts of art investment of the British Rail Pension Fund collection in the fields of Chinese art from 1974 to 1989

    Kristin Scheel

    The afterlife of Mongol gold textiles in 14th-15th century Northern Europe

07/05/13
  • Third-year research presentations
  • Shazwani Binti Haji Shahibulbahri, Chia-lin Huang, Carol Ann Boshier
  • Shazwani Binti Haji Shahibulbahri: The Integration of Basilan Island into the Philippines 1946-1986

    Chia-lin Huang: Formosa Revisited – British Commercial Interests and Local Business Networks, 1860-1895

    Carol Ann Boshier: Leslie Fernandes Taylor and the 'lost' Linguistic and Ethnographic Survey of Burma

08/05/13
11/05/13
14/05/13
15/05/13
16/05/13
17/05/13
22/05/13
28/05/13

June

03/06/13
05/06/13
07/06/13
12/06/13
17/06/13

July

11/07/13
  • Sanctuary: Home, Away, the Common Ground
  • Sanctuary Artists present the exploration of the cultural, political, social and environmental differences and commonalities that construct the concept of Sanctuary from the perspective of ‘Home, Away and Common Ground’.

August

31/08/13
  • Mud Masons of Mali
  • A new exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution's Natural History Museum that explores livelihoods, craft traditions, and the challenges facing Djenne's masons during this period of rapid change and political uncertainty in Mali. Curated by Mary Jo Arnoldi and Trevor Marchand.

September

20/09/13

October

02/10/13
03/10/13
09/10/13
  • Salma
  • Kim Longinotto, 90 mins, 2013, UK/India
09/10/13
10/10/13
11/10/13
15/10/13
15/10/13
16/10/13
16/10/13
17/10/13
18/10/13
21/10/13
23/10/13
23/10/13
24/10/13
25/10/13
29/10/13
30/10/13
30/10/13
30/10/13
31/10/13

November

01/11/13
01/11/13
13/11/13
13/11/13
13/11/13
14/11/13
  • The Qipao and Modern Chinese Society
  • Liu Yu, School of Fashion and Art Design, Donghua University, Shanghai, and School of Humanities, Royal College of Art
  • Please note change of room to 563, Main College Buildings.

15/11/13
15/11/13
20/11/13
  • Delhi at Eleven
  • Ravi Shivhare, Anshu Singh, Aniket Kumar Kashyap, Shikha Kumar Dalsus, David MacDougall, 82 mins, 2013, India/Australia
20/11/13
20/11/13
22/11/13
22/11/13
25/11/13
26/11/13
27/11/13
28/11/13
29/11/13
29/11/13

December

02/12/13
04/12/13
04/12/13
04/12/13
04/12/13
04/12/13
06/12/13
10/12/13
11/12/13
11/12/13
11/12/13
12/12/13
13/12/13