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Week beginning Monday 02 December 2019

Monday 02 December 2019

5.00pm:
  • How to Be Modern: China's Search for "Good Food"
  • Dr Joy Zhang (University of Kent)
  • This seminar investigates the ongoing social negotiation of ‘good food’ in China. It demonstrates how a non-Western society responds to the twin processes of modernisation and globalisation and provides insights on the varieties of modernity in the making.

7.00pm:

Tuesday 03 December 2019

5.15pm:
  • Area Studies and the Urgent Need for Global Intercultural Dialogue
  • Geir Helgesen (SOAS Centre of Korean Studies/Fudan Development Institute, Shanghai), Chunrong Liu (Fudan Development Institute, Shanghai and NIAS, Copenhagen University), Rachel Harrison (SOAS)
  • In this roundtable discussion we propose that, given the precarious and fragile state of the world, it is essential for Area Studies to play a more important role.

5.30pm:
5.30pm:

Wednesday 04 December 2019

1.00pm:
3.00pm:
  • TBD
  • Alina Apostu (SOAS)
5.00pm:
  • Art and Engagement in Early Postwar Japan
  • Assoc. Prof. Justin Jesty (University of Washington)
  • Justin Jesty presents the talk "Art and Engagement in Early Postwar Japan" based on his recent book by the same title.

5.00pm:
5.00pm:
5.15pm:
7.00pm:

Thursday 05 December 2019

5.00pm:
5.30pm:

Friday 06 December 2019

12.00pm:
2.30pm:
5.15pm:
5.30pm:
8.00pm:

Saturday 07 December 2019

9.30am:
  • Annual Allchin Symposium on South Asian Archaeology
  • The Annual Allchin Symposium on South Asian Archaeology was established to commemorate the work of Raymond and Bridget Allchin, and the outstanding contribution that they made to development of South Asian studies in the United Kingdom.

Sunday 08 December 2019