Week beginning Monday 26 February 2018
- Reading as creative and social practice: Popular entertainment literature during the Cultural Revolution
Dr Lena Henningsen (Freiburg University)
- The Eyo Festival in Lagos : when an identity building process challenges the federal power
Jean-Luc Martineau (INALCO)
Erasmus visiting scholar Jean-Luc Martineau (INALCO) will present his recent research on:
The Eyo Festival in Lagos : when an identity building process challenges the federal power
- Education in eastern Uganda: Why do so many still struggle to attain primary education?
Will Knapman (TEP), Rehan Ansari (TEP)
Education in eastern Uganda: Why do so many still struggle to attain primary education?
- Crisis Negotiation - A Law Enforcement Perspective.
Mr. Abdul Hye
This talk is open to all.
There is no need to register, seats will be on a first-come-first-served basis.
- The Wild East: India’s Criminal Economy and Politics
Professor Barbara Harriss-White (University of Oxford)
In the 21st century, many parts of the South Asian subcontinent are being conquered not by settler-migrants (as was the case in the Wild West) but by unruly and illegal forms of capital.
- Internationalism from Below: Maulana Bhashani and the Peasants of Pakistan, 1950s-’60s
Layli Uddin (British Library)
- CANCELLED: Gestural Painting’s Power / The Power of Tang Chang
Chanon (Kenji) Praepipatmongkol, PhD Candidate, University of Michigan
This event has been CANCELLED.
Focusing on works by Tang Chang, this paper addresses the artist’s radical materialist commitments in relation to changing conceptions of power in Thai art of the 1960s and 1970s.
- Palestinian Citizens of Israel: Power, Resistance and the Struggle for Space
Sharri Plonski, SOAS
**Lecture cancelled due to strike action**
Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.
- Defending the World's Largest Death Row
Sarah Belal (Justice Project Pakistan) | Discussant: Isabel Buchanan: (Blackstone)
- The contribution of African feminist thought to gender and development
Professor Andrea Cornwall, Institute of Development Studies
- The Invention and Reinvention of Local Food in Japan
Eric C. Rath (University of Michigan)
- Apes as Colonial 'Thirds': Tales of Gorillas, Usurpation and Desire in the Gabonese Rainforest
Florence Bernault (Institut d'etudes politiques Paris)
- The Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar: the Historical Background and Possible Outcomes
Professor Michael Charney (Professor of Asian and Military History, SOAS)
- a2 International Education Fair
Turkey - Ankara
- Itako: Visions (2017)
Dr Marianna Zanetta and Mr Edmondo Perrone
- The fiddler in the steppe. The soft power of the Jewish sphere in Central Asia and the Caspian.
Bruno De Cordier (Department of Conflict and Development Studies, Ghent University)
- “It’s about time: ending the tragedy of indefinite immigration detention” (Kay Everett Inaugural Memorial Lecture)
Speaker: Martha Spurrier, Director of Liberty
Kay Everett Inaugural Memorial Lecture
- An Inclusive Energy Transition? The Role of Public Participation in International Energy Governance
Speaker: Dr Leslie-Anne Duvic-Paoli | King's College London
LEDC’s Eleventh Annual Public Evening Seminar Series (2017-2018)
- Joint Event on Language Landscape in Taiwan
Speaker: Dr. Chin-hui Lin & Prof. Henning Klöter
- African Development Forum 2018 -TRANSITIONS: Migrating, Integrating, Innovating
Organised under the title of 'Transitions: Migrating, Integrating, Innovating'' , the 7th annual African Development Forum aims to generate conversation on the changing political, economic, and socio-cultural structures that are shaping Africa’s transitions both externally and from within.
- British Council Milan
Milan - Italy