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Events calendar: Centres and Programmes Office

The Centres & Programmes Office provides School-wide event management support on all aspects of event delivery. 

See below for the calendar of events organised by the SOAS Centres & Programmes Office.

For further information about any of the events please contact the Centres & Programmes Office

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2016

September

05/09/16
  • The Past Before Us: Heritage and History in South Asia
  • An international cross-disciplinary conference exploring the place of 'heritage' in South Asia's local and global futures. Architects, historians, geographers, anthropologists, musicians and literary theorists come together to discuss the construction, contestation and conservation of South Asia’s heritage in our rapidly changing world. 

05/09/16
  • Past cultures as the heritage of the present
  • Professor Romila Thapar
  • The keynote lecture, ‘Past cultures as the heritage of the present’, will be delivered by the renowned Indian historian Professor Romila Thapar on the evening of Monday 5 September.

06/09/16
  • Madan Gopal Singh and Chaar Yaar: The Faqiri Quartet
  • Renowned popular Sufi musician Madan Gopal Singh and his ensemble 'Chaar Yaar/Faqiri Quartet' will be performing their original rendition of Heer in marking the 250th anniversary of Waris Shah's literary composition at SOAS. This will be a unique opportunity to hear an iconic voice of our time. 

13/09/16
  • Digital Humanities
  • Dr Roger Evans (Brighton), Dr Stefan Baums (LMU Munich), and Stephen White (Venice)
28/09/16
  • In conversation with Dr José Ramos-Horta
  • José Ramos-Horta
  • SOAS  welcomes His Excellency Dr José Ramos-Horta (former President of Timor-Leste (East Timor) (2007-2012)) who will be in conversation with Baroness Valerie Amos (Director of SOAS)​.

30/09/16
  • TBA
  • Dr. Eunju Bährisch (Freie Universität Berlin)

October

03/10/16
04/10/16
05/10/16
08/10/16
  • Indonesia Kontemporer 2016
  • Inspired by Indonesian arts and cultural traditions, Indonesia Kontemporer 2016, is a creative event mixing exhibitions, performances, workshops, crafts, film screenings, as well as food and handicrafts stalls

11/10/16
14/10/16
  • TBA
  • Dr. Samuel E. Perry (Brown University)
18/10/16
19/10/16
19/10/16
25/10/16
26/10/16
  • Title TBC
  • Prof Hugh Whittaker (University of Oxford)
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November

01/11/16
02/11/16
15/11/16
16/11/16
22/11/16
23/11/16
27/11/16
  • Shan New Year Celebrations
  • Professor Dr Barend Jan Terweil
  • The significance and popularity of the Shan New Year event at SOAS is that it has offered a combination of academic presentations. The event is co-hosted by the SOAS Centre of South East Asian Studies and the Shan Cultural Association in the United Kingdom.

29/11/16
30/11/16

December

06/12/16
07/12/16
  • Title TBC
  • Prof Richard Werner (University of Southampton)
13/12/16
13/12/16
15/12/16