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Department of History

History Seminars

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.

Department Seminars

Research Colloquium

Regional Centres and Institutes

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2015

January

05/01/15
08/01/15
13/01/15
14/01/15
26/01/15
27/01/15

February

02/02/15
18/02/15
  • What is a Responsible Human Being?
  • Screening of a discussion between J. Krishnamurti, educationalist and philosopher, and Allan Anderson, Professor (Emeritus) of Religious  Studies, San Diego State University.

March

12/03/15
  • Introduction of respective PhD topics
  • Kang Wonmook & Amy Matthewson
  • Amy Matthewson "The Power of Punch - British Concepts of China at the turn of the twentieth century"

    Kang Wonmook "The Confused Empire: Qing Rulers’ Perspectives on Christianity, 1644-1840".

19/03/15

April

20/04/15
  • First-year Research Student Presentations
  • Christopher Bahl (SOAS), Daisy Livingston (SOAS), Jeong Jin Han (SOAS)
  • Christopher Bahl, SOAS

    'Arabic Manuscripts in the Royal Library of Bijapur: Early Modern Court Culture and Cultural Exchange in the Deccan'

    Daisy Livingston, SOAS

    'Archival Practices in Arabic Documents from Late Fāṭimid, Ayyūbid and Mamlūk Periods’

    Jeong Jin Han, SOAS

    'Asia East of China in the Medieval Arabic and Persian Sources, 900-1300'

27/04/15
  • First-year Research Student Presentations
  • John Latham (SOAS), Matthias Freidank (SOAS), Louis Allday (SOAS)
  • John Latham, SOAS

    'The Transformation of Political Authority in the North Caucasus:Christianisation and its Limits in the Alan Kingdom, 890-1030'

    Matthias Freidank, SOAS

    'British Colonialism and Urban Violence in Mandatory Palestine, 1922-48'

    Louis Allday, SOAS

    'Cultural Propaganda in Informal Empire:  The British Council in the Persian Gulf 1939-1971'

May

09/05/15

June