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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- The River's Song
Suchen Christine Lim (Writer)
This event has been cancelled.
- BAJS Advanced Postgraduate Conference
This conference provides the opportunity for PhD students in any field of Japanese studies working within any academic institution internationally to present the results of their fieldwork, engage with other postgraduate students as well as established academics in the field, and meet key academic publishers.
- Acharya Tulsi Memorial Lecture
Satish Kumar (Schumacher College)
- The Plain of Jars of Laos - Site Clusters and Jar Distribution
Lia Genovese (CSEAS Small Grant recipient 2012)
- Wronged by Empire: Colonial Memories and Victimhood in India's and China's Foreign Policy Today
Manjari Chatterjee Miller
- The Beginnings of Organisation among Indian Seamen, 1918-1930
Naina Manjrekar (SOAS)
- Karachi and 1960s Cinema: Cultural Wounds and the Production of Sameness
Dr Kamran Asdar Ali
- Unruly Subjects and Freedom Imagining: Transborder Connections in Colonial India
Professor Yasmin Saikia (Arizona State University)
Professor Susanne Y P Choi (Hong Kong Chinese University)
- Between the Bedroom and the Courthouse: Domesticity, Economy, and Secularism in Colonial India
Dr Julia Stephens (Oxford & Princeton)
- Seventh Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics conference, 2014
The purpose of the APLL conferences is to provide a venue for presentation of the best current research on Austronesian and Papuan languages and linguistics and to promote collaboration and research in this area.
- Enmeshed Socio-Economic Legalities - Women and Islam in South Asia
Professor Werner Menski / Associate Professor Gopika Solanki
- Gandhi and the Lessons of Chauri Chaura
Prof Karuna Mantena (Yale)
- Tian’anmen 25 Years on and the Party Is Still There
Frank Pieke ( Chair Professor, Modern China Studies, Leiden University)
- In Praise of Empire? Indian Testimonials in the Impeachment Trial of Warren Hastings
Prof Robert Travers (Cornell)
- Brave New Theatres: 1616 in China and England
Tian Yuan Tan (SOAS, University of London), Paul Edmondson (Shakespeare Birthplace Trust), Shih-pe Wang (National Chung Cheng University)
- Simon Digby Memorial Conference
The conference brings together some of the most renowned scholars of pre-modern South Asia who knew Simon Digby personally as well as younger scholars who have been influenced by his path-breaking work.
- International and Interdisciplinary Conference: Pentecostalism and Development
The eighth international and interdisciplinary conference of the European Research Network on Global Pentecostalism (GloPent) will be held at SOAS, University of London on 5th and 6th September 2014. The conference theme is "Pentecostalism and Development".
- Mate Selection among the Malays in the early 20th Century
Dr Zanariah Noor, Post Doctoral Researcher (Department of Languages & Cultures Of South East Asia) / Senior Lecturer (Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia)
- Can corruption reduce conflict? Lessons from Indonesia
- Annual Presentation on Asia for Sixth Form Students 2014
The aim of the day is to introduce students to subjects and concepts they may not have previously explored as part of their curriculum and, which will, we hope, inspire them.
Professor Janet Hunter (LSE)