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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

May

27/05/15

June

17/06/15
29/06/15
  • How healthy is China?
  • Various Speakers
  • At our second annual China Debate, senior-level experts from different sectors will explore the question ‘How healthy is China?’ and offer their personal and professional insights into China’s economic, political, cultural and environmental health.

July

04/07/15
  • Shifting Perspectives on Media and Materials in Early Modern Japan
  • This two-day international symposium is the first of its kind in the UK to refocus on the varied sources for uncovering early modern Japan such as prints, books and ephemera. Keynote speeches will be made by Prof Peter Kornicki (Cambridge University) and Prof Yabuta Yutaka (Kansai University)

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
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

06/10/15
06/10/15
07/10/15
  • Title TBC
  • Emily Anderson (San Diego Museum of Man)
09/10/15
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
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