Week beginning Monday 19 November 2018
- Beijing from below: new light on the recent history of China’s capital
Harriet Evans (University of Westminster)
This talk tells a story of revolution and reform that challenges many of the familiar themes of dominant chronology of the PRC.
- Whither Global Trade Cooperation? Scenarios from the Asia-Pacific
Michael G. Plummer (Director, SAIS Europe and Eni Professor of International Economics: The Johns Hopkins University)
- The Rule of Violence: Subjectivity, Memory and Government in Syria
Salwa Ismail, SOAS
Panel discussion and book launch to mark the publication of Salwa Ismail's The Rule of Violence: Subjectivity, Memory and Government in Syria (Cambridge University Press, 2018).
- Experience Çatalhöyük Through Virtual Reality
Travel to the Neolithic period by Experiencing the Unesco World Heritage Site of Çatalhöyük
- The Morals of the Market: Human Rights and the Rise of Neoliberalism
Dr Jessica Whyte (University of Western Sydney)
In 1927, the leading Austrian School neoliberal thinker Ludwig von Mises published a scathing attack on European colonial imperialism, which he described as antithetical to all the principles of liberalism.
- The biographer's word: B. Shiva Rao and the crafting of Indian constitutional history
Arvind Elangovan (Wright State)
- A Partisan Press: Sylvia Pankhurst, British Anti-colonialism and the Crisis of Empire
Book launch of Italian Colonialism and Resistances to Empire, 1930-1970 (Palgrave, 2018)
- Shari'a, dissection and justice in modern Egypt
Khaled Fahmy, University of Cambridge
British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES) Annual Lecture. Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.
- The ODI Fellowship Scheme - Careers Event
Susan Barron (Programme Manager of the ODI Fellowship Scheme), and Lee Robinson (SOAS Alumni)
- India - Individual Counselling (New Delhi)
India - New Delhi
- Inclusive Technology Drop in
Assistive Technology Trainer Nicholas Christodoulou and Paul Boateng
Runs weekly until the end of term 3
- Chinese State Capitalism in Hong Kong
Ho-fung Hung (Johns Hopkins University)
This presentation discusses the role of Hong Kong as China’s offshore financial market amidst the rise and faltering of the China Boom, as well as its implications to the local politics and society of Hong Kong.
- How Stable are Preferences when Times are Rough? - Experimental Evidence from People Living with HIV in Burkina Faso
Natascha Wagner (International Institute for Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
- Journalists and the Establishment of Cold War Sino-Japanese Relations
Dr Casper Wits (University of Cambridge)
An exploration of relations between Japan and China during the Cold War through the lens of journalism.
A documentary on nonviolent peace activism in the USA protesting the genocide of Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) in 1971
- The Mad Man's Truth: Film Screening and Director Q&A
Cheikh A. Bamba Diop
- Mapping Agglomeration in Early Mainland Southeast Asia
Where did growth come from? A macro perspective on urban data in first millennium CE mainland Southeast Asia.
- Migration, Crisis and Beyond
Nicola Montagna, Middlesex
- India - SI-UK Exhibition (Delhi)
India - Delhi
- Mind Control, Coercion, or Blind Faith? Auto-biographical Narratives of Former Aum Shinrikyō Members and Reflections on Executions of Death Row Inmates
Dr Rin Ushiyama (University of Cambridge)
- Book launch: Women and Gender in Iraq
The event will be chaired by Haneen Naamneh (Dpt of Sociology and Middle East Center, LSE)
The author Zahra Ali, Sociologist and Ass. Professor at Rutgers University will present her book with guest speakers:
Nadje Al-Ali (Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS)
Sami Zubaida (Emeritus, Dpt of Politics, Birkbeck)
Charles Tripp (Dpt of Politics and International Studies, SOAS)
- Politics Masterclass
Dr Rafeef Ziadah
- Study UK Exhibition
Krakow - Poland
- Kingdom of Pines: State Forestry and the Making of Korea, 1392-1910
John Lee (Manchester)
An exploration of the longest state forestry system in world history, that of Korea’s Chosŏn dynasty, and its fundamental role in the making of state, society, and ecology on the Korean peninsula.
- Study UK Exhibition
Warsaw - Poland
- India - Study UK Exhibition India (Delhi)
India - Delhi
- Rakhshan Bani-Etemad and the Karestan Documentary Film Project: Screening and Q&A
Screenings of The Poets of Life and Puzzelys and Q&A with: Shirin Barghnavard (Director of The Poets of Life) and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb (Karestan Producer) and Rakhshan Bani-Etemad (Karestan Artistic Consultant).