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SOAS South Asia Institute

SOAS South Asia Institute Events

The events draw a varied audience with an interest in the region. 

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.  Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

For further information contact the Institute on ssai@soas.ac.uk

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Please note that every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on the website is as accurate as possible. We cannot guarantee, however, that subsequent changes have not been made. Please be advised to check information relating to scheduled events by using the contact information provided.

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2013

January

14/01/13
16/01/13
21/01/13
31/01/13
  • The Gurkha's Daughter: Stories
  • Prajwal Parajuly (Author)
  • Prajwal Parajuly’s debut book, The Gurkha's Daughter: Stories, published by Quercus, has received rave reviews and now hits the stands in the UK after being on bestseller lists in South Asia.

February

05/02/13
11/02/13
21/02/13
22/02/13
23/02/13
28/02/13

March

05/03/13
06/03/13
  • Can Film be used as an instrument for Social Change?
  • Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi
  • In view of the horrific gangrape recently in Delhi concerns have been expressed about the role films. TV and advertisements play in commodifying women. Is self - regulation required or State Censorship? Does film have a larger role to play beyond that of entertainment?

11/03/13
21/03/13

April

08/04/13

May

11/05/13
  • Nautanki
  • Dr Devendra Sharma (California State University)
22/05/13
  • The Bhutanese Refugee Re-settlement Experience
  • Various
  • The workshop will bring together researchers from across the globe working on different aspects of the re-settlement process and provide a platform to develop themes for future research, share ideas and explore the potential for working collaboratively.

24/05/13

June

27/06/13

September

19/09/13

October

28/10/13
  • Muslim South Asia Graduate Research Conference
  • The Graduate Conference is a one day event, bringing together cross-disciplinary research on Muslim South Asia. We are inviting young researchers from across the UK, Europe, US and Asia to present their work in thematic panels moderated by established academics in the relevant field.   

November

December

06/12/13