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Week beginning Monday 08 January 2018

Monday 08 January 2018

6.00pm:
6.30pm:

Tuesday 09 January 2018

2.00pm:
  • Jainism
  • Dr Andrew Ollett (Harvard), Prof Paul Dundas (Edinburgh), and Lucas den Boer (Leiden)
7.00pm:

Wednesday 10 January 2018

3.00pm:
3.00pm:
5.00pm:
5.30pm:
  • North Korea and China
  • Hazel Smith (Professor Emeritus, Cranfield University; Professorial Research Associate, Centre of Korean Studies, SOAS) and Steve Tsang (SOAS)
6.00pm:
6.30pm:
  • Human Rights Futures
  • Helena Kennedy (Oxford), Joanne Mariner (Amnesty International), David Mepham (Human Rights Watch), Jack Snyder (Columbia University) and Leslie Vinjamuri (SOAS)
7.00pm:

Thursday 11 January 2018

10.30am:
  • An exhibition of Artists responses to the - 'Legacies of Biafra'
  • Guest Curator: Louisa Egbunike
  • This multi-media show will feature artwork, which explores the on-going impact of war locally and globally, considering how the first civil war in post-independence Africa has influenced the perception of the continent internationally, as well as reshaping the social and political structures within Nigeria.

5.00pm:

Friday 12 January 2018

10.30am:
  • From Tribal Forest to Urban Jungle
  • Photographs from Central India by Verrier Elwin
  • This Exhibition of Photographs from Central India was first shown in 2017 in Patangarh village in eastern Madhya Pradesh. From Tribal Forest to Urban Jungle now brings these photographs of the tribal people and cultures of Central India as seen through the lens of Verrier Elwin, back to the UK.

6.00pm:
  • Da Nang Catalogue launch
  • This event will launch the new Southeast Asian Art Academic Programme funded Da Nang Museum catalogue 'Vibrancy in Stone'.

7.30pm:

Saturday 13 January 2018

6.00pm: