Week beginning Monday 25 October 2021
- The Mass Biopolitics of Medicine in Socialist China
Ban Wang, William Haas Professor in Chinese Studies, Stanford University
This talk will discuss the films Spring Comes to Withered Trees (Kumu fengchun 枯木逢春, 1961) and Spring Shoots (Chunmiao春苗, 1975).
- IAS Book Launch: The Palestinian Prisoners Movement
Providing a contemporary history of the Palestinian prisoners movement, this book illustrates the centrality of the movement in the broader Palestinian national struggle.
- Transcribing Tagbanwa
Prof Myfel Paluga (University of the Philippines-Mindanao)
- The Prophet's Heir: The Life of Ali Ibn Abi Talib
- Miss Densmore’s Lecture-Recital: When Ethnomusicologists Critique White Authority
Deborah Wong (University of California, Riverside)
- Visions of Beirut: The Urban Life of Media Infrastructure
Hatim El-Hibri (George Mason University)
In Visions of Beirut, Hatim El-Hibri explores how the creation and circulation of images has shaped the urban spaces and cultural imaginaries of Beirut.
- Malay Manuscripts: A Guide to Paper and Watermarks. The Collected Works of Russell Jones (1972–2015)
Dr Farouk Yahya (SOAS)
This special issue of the SOAS-based journal Indonesia and the Malay World gathers together the key works of the late Dr Russell Jones (1926–2019) on the paper used for copying Malay manuscripts and their watermarks.
- Black anticolonial internationalism and the rise of global fascism: the African and Afrodiasporic participation in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
Arlena Buelli (University of Bologna & Queen Mary University of London)
- School of Arts public event - Dr Gus Casely-Hayford lecture 'Making a Museum'
Dr Gus Casely-Hayford
In his inaugural event as SOAS School of Arts Professor of Practice, Dr Gus Casely-Hayford OBE offers unique insight into the making of London’s major new museum and research centre, V&A East.
- (Re)contextualising the Dong Duong Buddhist art gallery at the Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang
Duyen Nguyen (SOAS)
This event is part of the Decolonising Curating and the Museum in Southeast Asia lecture series (4 of 6).
- The reconceptualisation of lingua-cultures on the Internet: Translation-driven communities as assemblages
Speaker: Seryun Lee (Queensland University).
- BARAZA - Swahili Studies Conference
The aim of the meeting is to foster academic interaction and exchange about new or emerging research, developing ideas and interests for mutual benefit among Swahili scholars and students.