Week beginning Monday 10 December 2018
- Tea dreams? How Brits feel and think about China, and why: preliminary survey findings
Peter Gries 葛小伟 (Lee Kai Hung Chair and Director, Manchester China Institute, and Professor of Chinese Politics, The University of Manchester)
- Demographic Engineering: Forced Displacement in and Around Jerusalem
Munir Nusseibeh (Al-Quds University, Jerusalem), Attalah Jahaleen
- Cults of Viṣṇu in early India
Francesco Bianchini (Oxford), Dr Serena Biondo (British Museum), Dr Gergely Hidas (British Museum), Dr Nirajan Kafle (Leiden), Sanne Mersch (Leiden), Dr Marion Rastelli (Austrain Academy of Social Sciences), and Dr Michael Willis (British Museum)
- Among the rodents of colonial Rangoon
Jonathan Saha (University of Leeds)
- Hamas Contained: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance
Tareq Baconi, European Council on Foreign Relations
Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.
- Writing and Curating Taiwan Art
Dr Sophie McIntyre
- Life and Times of Tagore (English subtitle), followed by Talk: Rabindranath Tagore and the English Romantics
Prof Manjubhash Mitra (Presidency University)
Film Screening followed by talk and Q&A.
- Consciousness and Tantric Yoga
Matthew Clark, SOAS
- To Dwell In the Borders: The Ethos of a Feminist and Decolonial International Ethics
Professor Kim Hutchings (Queen Mary)
- The Relationship between Credit Guarantees and Zombie Firms: A Case Study of Japan's Credit Guarantee System for SME
Dr Scott Wilbur (EHESS)
An examination of Japan's credit guarantee system for small and medium enterprises (SME).
- Post-structuralism – knowledge, history, discourse.
Professor Mark Hobart
What is the
difference between Post-structuralism and Postmodernism? What, if
anything, is wrong with conventional approaches? How does a critical
history of knowledge affect the study of media and communications?
What do different authors mean by discourse and why does it matter?
- Release your Fetters with a Song: Tagore's Contribution to Musicology in Indian University Education
Bisakha Goswami (Rabindra Bharati University and SOAS)
- Projecting Mughal Imperial Power through Christian Iconography: Jahangir’s Representations of the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ
Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi (Research Associate, Dept. of History of Art & Archaeology, SOAS)
- The Peoples of the World voted for the People of Palestine: The UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People
H.E. Ambassador Cheikh Niang
The Permanent Representative of Senegal to the United Nations and
Chair of the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People
- English Masterclass
Dr Katie Reid
- Food and Asylum: Reflections from Field Research
Dr Paolo Novak (SOAS)
- Dynamic Texts as Hotbed for Transmedia Storytelling: A Case Study on the Story Universe of The Journey to the West
Barbara Wall (University of Copenhagen)
Transmedia storytelling is often promoted as the future of storytelling.
- Anglo-Zulu Sonic Poetry
Part of the SOAS Concert Series