Week beginning Monday 18 March 2019
- Anthropology Masterclass
Dr Elizabeth Hull
- Populism and the Christian political in post-war Lebanon
Andrew Arsan, University of Cambridge
- 40 Years of Struggle - The Iranian Revolution & Political Communication
Professor Annabelle Sreberny, Dr. Gholam Khiabany, Dr. Saeed Zeydabadi-Nejad
- What is Mesopotamian Mythology? And How to Understand it.
ANNETTE ZGOLI (GOTTINGEN)
- South Asia and the First World War: From anticolonial cosmopolitanism to masala commemoration
Santanu Das (University of Oxford)
- Traces of Racial Exception: Racializing Israeli Settler Colonialism
Ronit Lentin (Trinity College Dublin) and Haim Bresheeth
Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.
- China - SOAS Information Session
China - Shanghai
- Digital literacy and the democratic process:Indonesia’s hoaks crisis
Isabel Dunstan (Chatham House)
Isabel Dunstan, Academy Asia Fellow at Chatham House, will discuss Indonesia’s public and private responses to ‘hoaks’, as disinformation is known locally, following fieldwork to understand how various institutions in Indonesia are promoting positive internet use and digital literacy
- The Dynamics of the recent papal visit to the Gulf
- #BringBack OurGirls - The Kidnapping of the Chibok Girls: Five Years On
Bulama Bukarti, Dr Elizabeth Pearson, Prof Fareda Banda, Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode
A panel discussion at SOAS University of London with leading academics and experts in the field of gender, conflict and international law will examine the gendered nature of the Boko Haram conflict to explore how and why they are using these tactics and how we can tackle them going forward.
- Inclusive Technology Drop in
Assistive Technology Trainer Nicholas Christodoulou and Paul Boateng
Runs weekly until the end of term 3
- Decolonising International Research Coalitions
Emma Crewe, Richard Axelby, Jas Kaur, and Bethel Worku (SOAS)
- 'I is Another:' Languages, Encounters, and (Un)Translation in 1960s Algeria
Speaker: Prof Anne-Marie McManus (University of Washington at St. Louis)
- Closing gaps between translator training and the translation market through assessment
Speaker: Antonia Wu (Essex University)
- Radical Writing for Radical Times: Mishima Yukio's Inochi Urimasu (Life for Sale) as a Critique of Post-War Japanese Culture
Prof Stephen Dodd (SOAS)
Mishima Popular Literature as a powerful critique of post-war Japanese culture.
- Between Apartheid and Peace: Confederation for Israel/Palestine?
Speaker: Oren Yiftachel (Ben Gurion University)
- Living on the Edge: The Platform Refugees of Calcutta, 1950s-1960s
Anwesha Sengupta (Charles Wallace India Trust Fellow, SOAS)
- Refugee Flows into Japan: Asylum Seekers’ Circuitous Path through a Historically Closed Nation
David Slater (Sophia University, Tokyo)
- Taiwan Music Politics Seminar
Mr Matt Taylor, Dr Loretta Lou and Dr Lin Chen-yu
- Weapons for disarmament: Chinese responses to nuclear weapons testing 1946-1967
Katrin Heilmann (King's College London)
- The Silk-Roads as a model for exploring Eurasian transmissions of medical knowledge: views from the Tibetan medical manuscripts of Dunhuang
This lecture focused on the Tibetan medical manuscripts from Dunhuang. These texts provide a fresh view into some of the multi-cultural interactions and exchanges of knowledge, and reveal the value of looking at sources in the ‘bridging’ languages of the Silk Roads.
- The Prince who beat the Empire
Moin Mir (Author)
The story of the fall of Surat, Mughal India’s greatest port to the East India Company and the campaign for justice led by The Prince of Surat in Victorian England.
- Taiwan Embracing Its Heritage – Let’s Try Indigenous Knowledge
Prof David Blundell
- Visible Tongues - Spoken Word Poetry & Music
Verse In Dialog and SOAS Spoken Word Society
SOAS World Languages Institute celebrates UNESCO's 2019 Year of Indigenous Languages with a poetry night produced by Zena Edwards, Verse in Dialog.
- Origins, Traditions and Authenticities: Pulque and Indigeneity in Mexican History and Heritage
Dr Deborah Toner (University of Leicester)
- Remembering a dissident Confucian Monk: How Kim Sisŭp became Sŏlcham, and Sŏlcham the Boyi of Korea
Dr Dennis Wuerthner (Ruhr-University Bochum)
- Book Launch: 'Contributions to Jaina Studies: Jaina Schools & Sects' and 'Askese und Devotion: Das Rituelle System der Śvetāmbara Terāpanth Jaina'
Prof J.C. Wright (Honorary President CoJS), Dr Peter Flügel (SOAS), Dr Samani Pratibha Pragya & Samani Unnata Pragya (Jain Vishva Bharati & SOAS)
- The 19th Annual Jaina Lecture
Dr Richard Fynes (SOAS)
- Japan - BEO Spring Fair (Tokyo)
Japan - Tokyo
- QS World Grad School Tour
France - Paris
- Japan - SI-UK Autumn Fair (Tokyo)
Japan - Tokyo