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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- French Indochina and its links with Southeast Asian Archaeology and Art History
Pierre Baptiste (Curator Southeast Asia, National Museum for Asian Art – Guimet, Paris)
- Party Spirit: Producing Communist Belief in Contemporary China
Professor Frank Pieke (Leiden University)
- Late Development, Compressed Development and Employment: A Japan-China Comparison
Prof Hugh Whittaker (University of Oxford)
- Launch of Japanese Studies in the UK
The event will be chaired by Japan Society Chairman, Sir David Warren and will feature talks by the book’s editors, Sir Hugh Cortazzi and Professor Peter Kornicki, who will answer the question, why is it in our nation’s interest for British people to have a good understanding of modern Japan?
- 73 Years On - 'Comfort Women' Shown on Film
Jung-lae Cho (Director, Spirits’ Homecoming), Sook Son (Actress, Spirits Homecoming), Hana Kang (Actress, Spirits Homecoming)
- Etymology is Not Destiny: Moments of Translational Indeterminacy on an Indonesian Island
Dr Richard Fox (Institut für Ethnologie, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
- What’s Queer about Postwar Manga?
Prof Sharalyn Orbaugh (University of British Columbia)
- A Conversation with Director Kim Sung-su and Actor Jun Woo-sung
Kim Sung-su (Director) and Jun Woo-sung (Actor)
- 他者形象的“妖魔化”与自我认同的“迷失" —试论《死水微澜》对基督教的想象与书写
Professory Li Zifen
- Tax Exemptions, Religious Codes, and Equality before the Law: Jostling for Fiscal Privilege among Buddhist and Brahminical Ascetics in Ancient India
Dr Ulrich Pagel (SOAS, University of London)
- Malaysia's Billion-dollar 1MDB Scandal: The Inside Story
Clare Rewcastle-Brown (Sarawak Report, UK)
- The Indian village: From Marx to Modi
Professor Edward Simpson, Anthropology (SOAS University of London)
- Does Abenomics Work?
Andrew Rozanov (Chatham House), Martin Malone (Alphabook/Mint Partners), Helen Macnaughtan (SOAS), Ulrich Volz (SOAS)
- From Jakarta Baru to Teman Ahok: New Forms of Political Activism and Electoral Campaigning in Indonesia
Dr Dirk Tomsa (La Trobe University)
- Hearing Things and Possessing Selves: Natsume Sōseki’s Koto no sorane
Prof Michael K Bourdaghs (University of Chicago)
- The Other Great Game: The Opening of Korea and the Birth of Modern East Asia, 1876-1905
Professor Sheila Miyoshi Jager (Oberlin College)
- 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.
- The Impossible Law: Sharia in China
Prof. Matthew Erie (University of Oxford)
- The Great Vietnam Famine, 1944-1945
Dr Gregg Huff (Oxford University)
- Heike Heroes and Villains: Historical Narratives and Agency in Early Medieval Japan
Prof Mikael Adolphson (University of Cambridge)
- Seventeenth Century Japan -Hogok Nam Yong-ik's Pusangnok-
Prof. Youngsook Pak
- Why are the Chinese media Chinese?
Prof. Hugo de Burgh (University of Westminster)
- Fashion events, fashion-as-art
Dr Alessandra Lopez y Royo (SOAS University of London)
- Japanese-style long-term recession - the future of the world?
Prof Richard Werner (University of Southampton)
- Intoxicants in Gupta Period South Asia
Prof James McHugh (University of Southern California)
- The International People's Tribunal on the 1965 Genocide in Indonesia (IPT 1965) and its aftermath
Dr Soe Tjen Marching (SOAS University of London)
- Countering Stereotypes about Japan: Examples from Academia and Business
Professor Bruce Aronson (Hitotsubashi University)