Week beginning Monday 03 May 2021
- The China Debate 2021: China will Sustain its Economic Rise
Will China be able to sustain its economic rise? Will the economic miracle that has defined China’s development during the last four decades be a sufficient basis from which to lift it out of the Middle-Income Trap? Will the changes in the international environment unleashed by Xi’s assertive foreign policy and the US-China Trade War prove to be insurmountable obstacles? These are a few of the questions which this debate will address.
- What does a world with less water mean for the Middle East?
Peter Schwartzstein (journalist)
As the driest part of the planet, the Middle East never had much water to begin with. But a potent combination of climate shocks, rampant mismanagement, and increasing demand is pushing the region to the brink.
- African Migration, Human Rights and Literature
Prof Fareda Banda (SOAS)
This innovative book looks at the topic of migration through the prism of law and literature. The author uses a rich mix of novels, short stories, literary realism, human rights and comparative literature to explore the experiences of African migrants and asylum seekers.
- Book Launch: The Colonizing Self, by Hagar Kotef
The Colonizing Self explores the cultural, political, and theoretical apparatuses that enable people and nations to construct a home on the ruins of other people’s homes or to feel that they belong to spaces of dispossession.
- Anthony Hyman Memorial Lecture 2021 - The Palace Politics of 'Precarious' Sovereignty: Afghan State-building in the Era of Counterterrorism
Dipali Mukhopadhyay (University of Minnesota)
- The 22nd Annual Toby Falk Memorial Lecture: Haludar: a meticulous observer and illustrator of natural history in Bengal, c. 1799-1818
Dr Malini Roy, Head of Visual Arts, British Library
- Online East Asian Languages and Cultures Masterclass
Dr Griseldis Kirsch
- Online Year 12 & 13 Politics Masterclass
Dr Reem Abou-El-Fadl