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Week beginning Monday 18 March 2019

Monday 18 March 2019

11.00am:
5.00pm:
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Tuesday 19 March 2019

9.30am:
5.45pm:
6.00pm:
6.00pm:
  • 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

7.00pm:
  • #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.

Wednesday 20 March 2019

2.00pm:
3.00pm:
3.00pm:
5.00pm:
5.00pm:
5.00pm:
7.00pm:

Thursday 21 March 2019

5.30pm:
6.00pm:
  • 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.

7.00pm:
  • 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.

Friday 22 March 2019

9.30am:
5.30pm:
6.00pm:

Saturday 23 March 2019

12.00pm:
3.00pm:

Sunday 24 March 2019

12.00pm: