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Week beginning Monday 25 May 2020

Monday 25 May 2020

3.00pm:
  • Conflict and Migration in Times of COVID-19
  • Professor Michael Charney (SOAS), Adjunct Professor Sara Pennicino (Johns Hopkins Unviersity SAIS). Moderator: Assistant Professor Nina Hall (Johns Hopkins Unviersity SAIS)

Tuesday 26 May 2020

3.00pm:
4.00pm:

Wednesday 27 May 2020

3.00pm:

Thursday 28 May 2020

6.00pm:
  • COVID-19: Can Linguists Save Lives? (Virtual event)
  • Dr Mandana Seyfeddinipur, Dr Pierpaolo Di Carlo
  • Dr Mandana Seyfeddinipur, Director of the SOAS World Languages Institute and Head of the Endangered Languages Archive and Dr Pierpaolo Di Carlo an anthropologist and linguist at the University at Buffalo will be discussing the role linguists play in translating COVID-19 related information into endangered languages.

Friday 29 May 2020

2.00pm:
  • Why we need to Freeze Weapons Now
  • Martin Butcher (Oxfam), Dr Olamide Samuel (SOAS, SCRAPWeapons), Anant Saria (SOAS, SCRAPWeapons), Rut Einarsdottir (SOAS, SCRAPWeapons). Chair: Julia Auf Dem Brinke (SOAS, SCRAPWeapons)
  • Propelled by the devastating impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus globally, the SCRAP Weapons team at SOAS University of London is building on the United Nations Secretary General’s call for a Global Ceasefire in all corners of the world.