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Centres and Programmes Office

Events organised by the Centres and Programmes Office, SOAS, London

The events listing includes the weekly seminar series, workshops, annual lectures, film screenings, conferences, book launches/readings, performances and symposiums. The events are organised with academic staff from all disciplines across the School and are often co-hosted with external organisations.  

Most of the events organised are free and open to both internal and external audiences, unless otherwise stated.

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

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2015

August

07/08/15
  • Korean Traditional Ensemble SANI
  • SANI is one of Korea’s leading ensembles, blending traditional instruments and traditional aesthetics, and made up of some of the foremost classical musicians active in Korea today.

September

05/09/15
  • Caste - out of the shadows
  • This is a conference of vital importance to every organisation with an interest in development in South Asia - and beyond, since in today’s interconnected world caste-based discrimination is an issue of global importance.

08/09/15
10/09/15
10/09/15
11/09/15
  • Writing North Korean social history
  • This workshop will seek to bring together a number of scholars from around the world working on new social histories of North Korea as a way of further developing this new field of research.

12/09/15
  • Real Bread: The Uprising
  • Real Bread is on the rise but what does the future hold?

    Real Bread: The Uprising invites domestic, community, therapeutic and professional bakers and all non-baking dough nuts to hear from leading Real Bread bakers; meet and chat with fellow breadheads; and share ideas, information and lunch.

29/09/15

October

02/10/15
06/10/15
06/10/15
07/10/15
  • Title TBC
  • Emily Anderson (San Diego Museum of Man)
09/10/15
10/10/15
  • Deconstructing boundaries; Is 'East Asian Art History' possible?
  • The aim of this symposium is to give insight into the changing boundaries and concepts of ‘art’ in Japan and East Asia. We hope especially to illuminate the exchanges and dialogues that took place among the artists of Japan and other East Asian nations.

13/10/15
14/10/15
  • TBC
  • Jordan Sand (Georgetown University)
20/10/15
  • Title TBC
  • Associate Professor Christian Lekon (European University of Lefke)
21/10/15
  • Title TBC
  • Peter Matanie (University of Sheffield)
28/10/15
  • Title TBC
  • Professor Gina Barnes (SOAS, University of London)

November

03/11/15
04/11/15
05/11/15
  • Film and History: The Korean Example
  • This interdisciplinary conference will examine the relationship between film and history and the links between historical research and filmic presentations of history with special reference to Korean cinema.

09/11/15
10/11/15
18/11/15
18/11/15
  • Title TBC
  • Yuma Totani (University of Hawaii)

December

01/12/15
02/12/15
  • Title TBC
  • Robert Hoppens (University of Texas)
09/12/15
  • Title TBC
  • David Hughes (SOAS, University of London)
15/12/15