Week beginning Monday 14 October 2019
- SOAS Open Day Karachi - Autumn 2019
- China and the two Koreas: What next?
What is China’s strategy in the Korean Peninsula? How do Seoul and Pyongyang see the role of China? What should we expect of China’s role in helping to bring about peace and development on the Korean Peninsula.
- Women in Diplomacy: Bertha Lutz Prize Lecture with Professor Sylvia Bashevkin
Professor Sylvia Bashevkin (University of Toronto), Dr Jennifer Cassidy (Oxford), Marissa Conway (Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy), Chair: Afiyah Alim (SOAS)
2019 Bertha Lutz Prize winner Professor Sylvia Bashevkin asks do we trace the consequences of women’s participation in politics?
- British Council Exhibition Karachi - Autumn 2019
- Kālbeliyās: Dancers, gypsies or snake charmers. Staging of Authenticity and Dynamics of Identity
Ayla Joncheere (University of Ghent)
- Noha Aboueldahab in conversation with Dr Gina Heathcote
- Money, Markets and Monarchies: The Political Economy of the Contemporary Middle East
Dr Adam Hanieh (SOAS University of London)
- Shooting a Revolution Visual Media and Warfare in Syria
Dr Donatella Della Ratta (John Cabot University, Rome)
From ISIS propaganda videos to popular regime-backed TV series and digital activism, the Syrian conflict has been dramatically affected by the production of media, at the same time generating in its turn an impressive visual culture.
- Inventing Tropical Stupor: Earthquake and Psychiatry in Colonial Taiwan
Dr Harry Wu (HKU)
- Asia's economic outlook: view from Asian Development Bank
Donghyun Park (Asian Development Bank)
- Pluralism, the Organisation of Difference, and the End of the Liberal World Order
Prof. Christian Reus-Smit
The liberal world order is a varied and contradictory phenomenon, one aspect of which is a distinct regime for the organization of cultural difference, usefully termed ‘global pluralism’.
- SI-UK Osaka - Autumn 2019
- Slavery and Consent in Meiji Japan
Dr Bill Mihalopoulos (School of Languages and Global Studies, UCLAN)
The talk investigates one of the rare moments when fundamental concepts that define the modern - property in person and contractual consent - are made and modelled in front of our eyes in Meiji Japan.
- Outrage: The Rise of Religious Offence in Contemporary South Asia.
Paul Rollier (University of St. Gallen), Farzana Shaikh (Chatham House, London)
- Capitalism and climate breakdown: from analysis to rebellion
Julia Steinberger and Elena Hofferberth
- Geographies of knowledge: From global heritage to local histories in ancient and modern Iraq.
Eleanor Robson (Head of History, UCL)
- Involuntary returns to Senegal: of endurance, hope and immobility
Anne-Line Rodriguez, Queen Mary University London
- Asymetrical Neighbors: Book Launch
Dr. Enze Han
Is the process of state building a unilateral, national venture, or is it something more collaborative, taking place in the interstices between adjoining countries? To answer this question, Asymmetrical Neighbors takes a comparative look at the state building process along China, Myanmar, and Thailand's common borderland area.
- Protecting and Presenting the Post-Disaster Heritage of Jaffna Fort, Sri Lanka
Professor Robin Coningham, UNESCO Chair in Archaeological Ethics and Practice in Cultural Heritage, Durham University
- British Council Exhibition Islamabad - Autumn 2019
- beo Osaka - Autumn 2019
- Contexualising 370:Indians undemocratic move in Kashmir
Mirza Waheed, Dr. Goldie Osuri
- Dr. Strangelove Screening + Discussion
Dr Dan Plesch (SOAS) + More tbc
CISD & SCRAP Weapons co-host a screening of Stanley Kubrick's classic Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.
- The IMF & Climate Change: Can the Fund Help Countries Avoid a ‘Climate Minsky Moment’?
Ulrich Volz (SOAS), Signe Krogstrup (Danmarks Nationalbank), Heron Belfon (Jubilee Caribbean), Irene Monasterolo (Boston University), Paolo Mauro (IMF)
The SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance and the Bretton Woods Project host a discussion at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as part of the World Bank Group and IMF Annual Meetings’ Civil Society Policy Forum.
- Call for YCW London Mentee Applications
After the success of our second year in 2018-2019, the London chapter is pleased to launch the mentorship programme for its third year. We are calling for applications from early career young professionals in the YCW London network to participate in the Programme.
- Sabiha Sertel. The Struggle for Modern Turkey: Justice, Activism and a Revolutionary Female Journalist
Tia O’Brien (freelance journalist, San Francisco) and Nur Deris (conference interpreter and translator)
Book launch of Sabiha Sertel. The Struggle for Modern Turkey: Justice, Activism and a Revolutionary Female Journalist with the co-editors and relatives of Sabiha Sertel: Tia O’Brien (freelance journalist, San Francisco) and Nur Deris (conference interpreter and translator).
- SI-UK Tokyo - Autumn 2019
- The Soul of East Africa
Seby Ntege (Uganda)
- On-line blended Japanese Course
Japanese Blended Learning Course
- Study UK British Council Tokyo - Autumn 2019
- beo Tokyo - Autumn 2019