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Week beginning Monday 03 February 2020

Monday 03 February 2020

  • Disability in China: Citizenship, Identity and Culture
  • Dr Sarah Dauncey (University of Nottingham)
  • Who defines what it means to be ‘disabled’ in China today? In this talk, Sarah Dauncey looks at the construction of disabled identities specifically from the perspective of Chinese cultural epistemologies.

Tuesday 04 February 2020

  • Religious Claims and Nationalism in "Secular" Zionism: Obscuring Settler Colonialism
  • Professor Nadim Rouhana (Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University)
  • In this presentation Prof. Rouhana will examine how nationalism, religious claims, and settler colonialism enmesh within Zionism and demonstrate how their interaction played a major role for Israeli academia and politics in sidelining or obfuscating settler colonialism as an appropriate frame of analysis for Zionism’s encounter with the Palestinians.

Wednesday 05 February 2020

  • One Piano, Two Cultures
  • Kiu Tung Poon (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • This lecture recital will look at selected piano works by four contemporary Chinese composers, living away from the direct jurisdiction of the People’s Republic of China in particular, to examine the sonic attributes that have been framed as “Chinese” and “Western,” as well as the language and strategies of musical syncretism that have been identified as an expression of their cultural identities in their compositions.

Thursday 06 February 2020

  • Nefertiti’s Daughters: Women, Art and Revolution
  • Nefertiti’s Daughters is a story of women, art, and revolution. Told by prominent Egyptian artists, this documentary witnesses the critical role revolutionary street art played during the Egyptian uprisings.

Friday 07 February 2020

  • Looking at Spanish-Philippine Colonial Texts
  • Jorge Mojarro
  • An introductory lecture and discussion on Early Spanish sources and Philippine Studies (1593-1825), followed by a workshop on Transcribing Spanish Manuscripts.

Saturday 08 February 2020

  • SI-UK University Fair 2020
  • Mumbai, India
  • Find out more about studying at SOAS, how to apply, funding opportunities, living in London and much more!

  • Study In UK Expo - Indonesia
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Find out more about studying at SOAS, how to apply, funding opportunities, living in London and much more!

Sunday 09 February 2020

  • Yallah: Judeo-Arabic Music Workshop and Conference
  • The Jewish Music Institute is excited to launch an innovative two day Judeo-Arabic music workshop and conference in London. This program, which is a first in the UK, brings together an international group of experts for a two-day extravaganza to celebrate the richness of Judeo-Arabic music.