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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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2016

May

24/05/16
24/05/16
27/05/16
27/05/16
31/05/16
  • Reading Edo Period Texts
  • Professor Peter Kornicki and Dr Jenny Preston
  • SOAS Japanese Manuscript Workshop

    Following on from the 'Media and Materials in Early Modern Japan' symposium held in July 2015, this introductory workshop aims to equip participants with useful and efficient strategies for approaching kuzushiji and hentaigana texts. This workshop will be delivered by Professor Peter Kornicki and Dr Jenny Preston. 

31/05/16

June

01/06/16
02/06/16
  • Travels with Lao She: from Beijing to Britain, Manhattan to Mars
  • Professor Jeff Wasserstrom (University of California at Irvine), Professor Robert Bickers (University of Bristol)
  • A double presentation by Robert Bickers (University of Bristol), who will speak on "China & Britain during Lao She's London Years", and Jeffrey Wasserstrom (University of California, Irvine), who will speak on "Fantasy in Lao She's Life & Fiction.

03/06/16
07/06/16
10/06/16
14/06/16

September

05/09/16
  • Heritage and History in South Asia
  • A cross-disciplinary international conference on concepts and constructions of heritage and history in South Asia, jointly organized by the SOAS South Asia Institute in London and Presidency University in Kolkata.

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

October

05/10/16
14/10/16
26/10/16
  • Title TBC
  • Professor Hugh Whittaker (University of Oxford)
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November

December

15/12/16
  • TBC
  • Professor Bruce Aronson (Hitotsubashi University)