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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- A world of words: Popular print and global news in colonial north India ca. 1870-1900
Leigh Denault (University of Cambridge)
- Potent places in Central Vietnam: “Everything that comes out of the earth is Cham”
- League of the Minority: Korean Art of the 1990s
Dr. Jung-Ah Woo
- Ōhira Masayoshi and Sino-Japanese Relations in the 1970s
Professor Robert Hoppens (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley)
- Making Social Responsibility the Main Course: Social change and good business in the restaurant world
Iqbal Wahhab, OBE, FRSA (Founder Of Roast Restaurant And The Cinnamon Club On)
In this lecture, restaurateur and social campaigner Iqbal Wahhab will speak about the importance customers, employees and wider stakeholders place on the social impact of restaurants.
- Beyond the ‘borders’: Late Neolithic to Bronze Age southern China
Yi Chen, Curator of Early Chinese Collections, The British Museum
- Li Manshan: Portrait of a folk Daoist
Dr Stephen Jones (SOAS, University of London)
- Magic and Divination in Malay Illustrated Manuscripts
Farouk Yahya (SOAS, University of London)
- APS: A turning point in Pakistan's war against terror?
Dr. Farzana Shaikh, Huma Yusuf and Saqlain Imam
One year on, the #NeverForget London campaign, Centre for the Study of Pakistan and SOAS South Asia Institute invite you to join us as we discuss the historical roots of terrorism in Pakistan and evaluate the measures the Pakistani state has taken post-APS, to curb terrorism, extremism and hate-speech.
- State Power and the Confucian Classics: The Mengzi jiewen 孟子節文 and Truth Management under the First Ming Emperor
Professor Bernhard Fuehrer (SOAS)
- 国际减贫和发展体系中的中国 (China's international poverty reduction and development system)
Dr Shaobin Ding (NWUPL)
- Local and Translocal Dimensions in the Making of Theravāda Buddhism
Dr Sven Bretfeld (NTNU Trondheim)
- The space of the mohalla: political mobilisation of and in Delhi's urban communities
Stephen Legg (University of Nottingham)
- India, Islamophobia, and the Global War on Terror
Professor Achin Vanaik
- Japan's Year of Opportunity: The 'Twenty-one Demands', 1915
Professor Ian Nish
- Impact Lunch with Jonathan Williams and Joanna Mackle
Jonathan Williams and Joanna Mackle (Deputy Directors, British Museum)
For academics working with exhibitions: ask the experts about effective engagement strategies.
- Plants. Animals. Words: Mapping a day in the Square!
This workshop will provide practical training in handling and recording ethnobotanic samples and related cultural information, and mapping the location of these samples.
- Performing Citizenship: Mobile Screens and Surveillance Cameras in Contemporary Chinese Urban Space
Professor Yomi Braester, University of Washington