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Week beginning Monday 12 November 2018

Monday 12 November 2018

10.00am:
5.00pm:
  • China, from Present to Past
  • Professor Valerie Hansen (Yale University)
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has now been cancelled.

Tuesday 13 November 2018

1.00pm:
2.00pm:
  • Bodhgaya: Collections and Archives
  • Dr Sam van Schaik (British Library), Dr Michael Willis (British Museum), Dr Daniela Simone (British Museum), Dr Danièl Balogh (British Museum) and Dr Marc Miyake (British Museum)
5.00pm:
  • Black Revolution: The Global Politics of Black Radicalism
  • Dr Kehinde Andrews (Birmingham City University)
  • Black radicalism is one of the most misunderstood political philosophies that exist. Conflated with extremism, narrow versions of nationalism and misogynistic organisations, it has largely been dismissed or overlooked as the ‘evil twin on the civil rights movement’.

5.00pm:
5.00pm:
5.30pm:
  • Gendering 'Everyday Islam'
  • Pnina Werbner (Keele University), Claudia Liebelt (University of Bayreuth), Laura Ferrero (University of Turin), Deniz Kandiyoti (SOAS)
  • Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.

6.00pm:
6.30pm:

Wednesday 14 November 2018

All Day:
  • BIG Cities, Small LANGUAGES - BISL 2018
  • Plenary Speaker: Daniel Kaufman (Endangered Language Alliance)
  • SWLI, Mercator, CIDLeS & ZAS conference

    The conference “BIG cities, small LANGUAGES” intends to bring together scholars from linguistics and social sciences with an interest and expertise in small languages in urban areas, with a special focus on comparing situations in various cities.

10.00am:
2.00pm:
5.00pm:
5.00pm:
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
  • Natalie Lichtenstein (Lawyer)
  • Natalie Lichtenstein will talk about her book which will appeal to general readers and legal specialists alike, where she examines the AIIB’s mandate, membership, finance, governance, and institutional set-up.

5.00pm:
  • Culture, Interpretation and beyond
  • Professor Mark Hobart
  • Why might culture be important
    to the study of media and communication? Are media products or
    films texts that we can interpret? What is the contribution of Cultural
    Studies? And what are the implications for the study of
    communication and media?

6.00pm:

Thursday 15 November 2018

10.00am:
5.00pm:
5.00pm:
5.45pm:
7.00pm:
7.00pm:

Friday 16 November 2018

5.15pm:

Saturday 17 November 2018

9.00am: