Week beginning Monday 22 May 2017
- African Students and Lectors in Germany in Historical Perspective
Sara Pugach (California State University)
Sara Pugach will discuss the role of African students and lectors in Germany in historical perspective
- Constructing a More Active Role: The Norm-Shift and the Rise of Activism in Japan’s Security Policy after the Cold War
Dr. Hiromi Fujishige
Book launch for 'Constructing a More Active Role: The Norm-Shift and the Rise of Activism in Japan’s Security Policy after the Cold War', written by Dr. Hiromi Fujishige.
- Seeing is Believing: Miracles in Islamic Thought
Sponsored by the British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS), and hosted by the Department of the Near and Middle East.
- Assessing ethnolinguistic vitality: Methodological and ethical problems
Nicole Dołowy-Rybińska (Polish Academy of Sciences)
- Chinese Porcelain from the Santisima Trinidad Galleon
Dr Cinta Krahe
- Ghana 60 years on, mobilizing for Ghana's future
Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey (MP), Paul Adom-Otchere
International launch of Ghana 60th Independence anniversary from British colonialism.
- "The World of Maki Asakawa" - Songs from the Japanese Post-War Counterculture
Dr Alan Cummings (SOAS University of London) & Yukiji Teramoto
- Ghost in the Tamarind reading by S. Shankar
Professor S. Shankar (University of Hawai'i at Mānoa)
Who can you love? What do you owe to love and what to the world at large? In his forthcoming novel GHOST IN THE TAMARIND, S. Shankar explores these and other questions against the background of anti-caste movements in India.
- Crisis and Sustainability. The delusion of Free Markets
Alessandro Vercelli, University of Siena and SOAS University of London
- Mapping New Sovereignty: Pilgrimage, Kingship, and the Surplus of power in Early Modern Mysore
Caleb Simmons (2016-17 Research Fellow, Ruhr-Universität Bochum & University of Arizona)
- Expanding horizons in Indian English publishing
Mahesh Rao (novelist), Achala Upendran (editor and writer), and Chinmay Sharma (SOAS)
- Divided Fates: The State, Race, and Korean Immigrants’ Adaptation in Japan and the United States
Assistant Professor Kazuko Suzuki (Texas A&M University)
- The Political Economy of Management: At the Nexus of Public and Private Governance
Dr. Matthew Eagleton-Pierce
The Political Economy of Management: At the Nexus of Public and Private Governance
- Complement clause C-agreement African style: Voice, tense and matrix subject agreement in Ikalanga
Rose Letsholo (University of Botswana) & Ken Safir (Rutgers University)
- Place, Time and Media in Performance Art in Indonesia
Dr. Thomas J. Berghuis
- Twentieth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture - Parsi Traders and Travellers: Global Zoroastrians in the Age of Empire
Professor Jesse Palsetia (University of Guelph, Canada)
The lecture will examine the spread of Parsi traders and travellers from the eighteenth to the nineteenth century.