The Department offers a number of regional seminars for invited speakers and as an opportunity for PhD students to present their research. The Department is also active in the seminar programmes of a number of regional centres.
- African History Seminar
- Chinese History Seminar
- Near & Middle East History Seminar
- South Asia History Seminar
Regional Centres and Institutes
- Centre of African Studies
- Centre of Korean Studies
- Centre of South East Asian Studies
- Japan Research Centre
- London Middle East Institute
- SOAS China Institute (SCI) (previously the Centre of Chinese Studies)
- SOAS South Asia Institute (SSAI) (previously the Centre of South Asian Studies)
- Kuwait Transformed: A History of Oil and Urban Life
Farah Al-Nakib, American University of Kuwait
Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.