Week beginning Monday 05 December 2016
- The Chilcot Inquiry: Lessons for Strategy?
Sir Roderic Lyne, Bronwen Maddox, Dr. Leslie Vinjamuri
The Centre on Conflict, Rights and Justice is holding a talk by The Rt. Hon. Sir Roderic Lyne, a member of the Iraq inquiry committee of 5 Privy Counsellors, chaired by Sir John Chilcot, entitled The Chilcot Inquiry: Lessons for Strategy?
- Political ecology of agricultural virtual water flows in Palestine during the Post-Oslo period
Dr María J. Beltran
There is an exhaustive literature on Israel, Palestine and water, which has documented how the asymmetric power of Israel in the Oslo negotiations ensured its control of land and water over Palestine. Less attention however has been paid on the interface of water, trade and agriculture, and the ways in which controlling trade, Israel controlled the virtual flows of water too.
- Ledes, routes and leaves: The cultural and social politics of travel journalism
Roger Norum (University of Leeds)
- Agrarian Questions Then And Now
Professor Barbara Harriss-White, Professor Terry Byres, Professor Henry Bernstein, Professor Jan Douwe van der Ploeg, Chaired by Dr Jens Lerche
The field of critical agrarian studies has undergone an exciting re-invigoration over the last four decades, addressing new and emerging questions arising from the onset of globalisation and its impacts on agriculture.
- Feathered folk of the 'Eastern skies': Hunting and Studying Birds in Colonial India, 1830-1920
Saurabh Mishra (Sheffield)
- Iranian Cinema Uncensored: Contemporary Film-Makers Since the Islamic Revolution
Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.
- In Search of the Umma: The Social Imaginary and its Discontents
Professor James Piscatori
Professor James Piscatori is a leading scholar of political Islam, currently based at the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Australian National University.
- The Good Woman of Bangkok, 1991, 81 min.
- Islam and Human Rights
Prof Muhammad A.S. Abdel Haleem
- Postcolonial Republicanism and the Revival of a Paradigm
Dr. Manjeet Ramgotra
Dr. Manjeet Ramgotra is a Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Studies at SOAS, University of London.
- Borderlands: From migrant question to a new cosmopolitism
Michel Agier (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales)
- Borderlands. From migrant question to a new cosmopolitism
Prof Michel Agier (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales)
- Crisis, of refugees, of imagination and solidarity
Dr Gholam Khiabany (Goldsmiths)
- CANCELLED: The Hatha Yoga Project
Dr James Mallinson (SOAS University of London)
This seminar has been cancelled. The Re-scheduled date will be announced in due course.
- Japanese-style long-term recession - the future of the world?
Prof Richard Werner (University of Southampton)
- From Aliyah to Immigration Country
Professor Yoav Peled (Tel Aviv University)
- “The Daughter of Time”: Wang Chia-Ming’s adaptations of Richard III
Speaker: Dr Lia Wen-Ching Liang
- Iran-US relations and the future of the JCPOA under the new Amercian President
Pooneh Ghoddoosi, BBC World Service
- The Art of Collecting
Speaker: Professor Nasser David Khalili
- Yemen's Other Civil War - Tribes, Technocrats and Revolutionaries 1962-70
Joshua Rogers, SOAS
- English Masterclass
Dr Sarah Pett
English Masterclass for student's in Year 12 and 13.
- Foreign astrology in disguise: the sources and transmission of Amoghavajra’s Xiuyao jing
Bill Mak (Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University and Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University)
- Dead Men in ‘East Asian Casablanca’: Revisiting Macau’s World War Two Experience through a Few Murder Cases
Helena F. S. Lopes, University of Oxford
- Security and Nuclear Issues in South Asia
Ambassador Jayantha Dhanapala, Former UN Under-Secretary-General
This event is jointly organised by British Student/Young PUGWASH and CISD, SOAS.
Followed by a reception.
- Alumni Book & Talk: Life for Us by Choman Hardi
- Language documentation, teaching materials and didactics
SOAS World Languages Institute is co-organising a 2-day seminar on "Language documentation, teaching materials and didactics: an opportunity for small and endangered languages?" with the Mercator Research Centre (The Netherlands) and CIDLeS (Portugal) The event, hosted at Mercator Research Centre in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, will take place on the 9th and 10th of December.
- Turkey: The Land of Conspiracies and the ‘Enemy Within’
Corry Guttstadt, Independent Researcher, Hamburg
- Beyond Beeton: Victorian Cookbooks and the Rise of the Middle Class Housewife
Dr Rachel Rich, Senior Lecturer, School of Cultural Studies & Humanities, Leeds Beckett University
- The Diamond Sutra in Medieval China and Beyond
Dr. Chiew-Hui Ho (University of Sydney)
- Thailand's Rice Subsidy and the Rule of Law
Professor Peter Leyland (SOAS) & Verapat Pariyawong (SOAS)
Part of the Rule of Law in Thailand Project Seminar Series.
- International Migration, Migrant Integration, and Multiculturalism in South Korea
Prof. In-Jin Yoon (Korea University)
- Gender and Generation in the Aftermath of the Uprisings. Political Visions, Desires, Movements in the Middle East and North Africa Today
Conference exploring the predicament of young women and men in and from the MENA region in contemporary times.
- Diamond Sutra 金剛經 Workshop
Professor Stefano Zacchetti (Oxford University), Dr. Chiew-Hui Ho (University of Sydney)