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Week beginning Monday 24 April 2017

Monday 24 April 2017

5.15pm:
6.30pm:
  • Roots of Yoga by James Mallinson and Mark Singleton
  • In conversation with Mukti Jain Campion (Radio 4's CultureWise programme)
  • There are over 2.5 million practitioners of yoga in Britain alone, but surprisingly little knowledge of yoga’s roots amongst its practitioners. Full of postures and breathing practices, but also tales of extreme devotion and imagination, Roots of Yoga is a first stop for anyone curious to learn more than they are told at their yoga class, and an indispensable resource for serious yoga practitioners and teachers.

6.30pm:

Tuesday 25 April 2017

3.30pm:
5.30pm:
5.45pm:
6.00pm:

Wednesday 26 April 2017

10.00am:
6.00pm:
  • O.R. Tambo Centenary Public Lecture and Panel Discussion
  • Join us for the first event in the series, hosted by SOAS University of London, where speakers will remember O.R. Tambo. The theme of panel discussion will be: 'Retracing O.R. Tambo's path towards liberation and the dawn of democracy in South Africa'.

7.00pm:
7.00pm:
  • Antonio Negri
  • Antonio Negri
  • Antonio Negri, the Italian political thinker will be giving a talk on 'Chi sono i Comunisti?' - Who are the Communists?

Thursday 27 April 2017

4.00pm:
5.45pm:
6.00pm:
  • Echoes of Empire
  • Kalypso Nicolaidis, Berny Sebe
  • Panel Discussion of 'Echoes of Empire: Memory, Identity and Colonial Legacies'.

7.00pm:
7.00pm:

Friday 28 April 2017

2.00pm:
  • Peacebuilding in Guinea-Bissau: Cultural Dialogues and Breaking the Impasse
  • Toby Green, Lucy Duran, Manecas Costa, Ibrahima Galissa, Jose Lingna Nafafe, Nayanka Perdigao
  • With the on-going political crisis in Guinea-Bissau showing no sign of resolution, and no effective government for much of 2016, this one-day workshop funded by the British Academy BARSEA scheme brings together leading historians and musicians from the country to explore alternative dialogues towards peace through culture.

3.00pm:

Saturday 29 April 2017

10.00am:
  • The Camel Conference @ SOAS 2017
  • Various Speakers
  • The theme for this conference is 'Camel Cultures: Historical Traditions, Present Threats, and Future Prospects'

11.00am:
12.00pm:

Sunday 30 April 2017