Week beginning Monday 11 October 2021
- China’s Quest for Environmental Sustainability: An International Business Perspective
Prof. Maoliang Bu (School of Business, Nanjing University; Hopkins-Nanjing Center)
This seminar will share Dr. Bu’s research on China’s environmental sustainability from the intersectional field of international business (IB), sustainable development, and corporate social responsibility (CSR). The presenter will reflect from broader perspectives (including history, geography, and political science) while focusing on the insights from international business.
- Unsettling Scores: African Transcriptions of the American Frontier
Professor Tsitsi Jaji (Duke University)
- Critical Reflections on Middle East Economics
Hassan Hakimian (HBKU and SOAS)
The knowledge of Middle Eastern economies as an autonomous field is of relatively recent origins and has evolved in uneven ways. Unlike some other regions, which have played a more active role in the genesis or evolution of development theory and practice (notably Latin America), the contribution of Middle Eastern economies has been more limited and to a large extent confined to recent decades.
- Dance, Divinity and Narratives of Sohinimoksha Troupe
- Using new media to publish research: the making of the web documentary ‘Bouillagui: a free village’
Dr Marie Rodet (SOAS, University of London)
- The külliyye of Mehmed Ali Pasha (r.1805-1848) in Kavala, Greece
Professor Khalid Fahmy, FBA, Sultan Qaboos Bin Saʿid Professor of Modern Arabic Studies, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Fellow, King’s College, University of Cambridge
- Mining the Museum: Contemporary Art and Decolonial Practice in Southeast Asia
Pamela N. Corey (Fulbright University Vietnam) and Vera Mey (SOAS)
This event is part of the Decolonising Curating and the Museum in Southeast Asia lecture series (2 of 6).
- Jurisdiction Back: Impact Assessment in the South of the North
Dr Dayna Nadine Scott, Associate Professor, York University (Toronto)
14 October 2021 | 5 PM BST (UTC+1)
Meeting ID: 936 9969 7350
- Collectors, Curators, Connoisseurs: A Century of The Oriental Ceramic Society
The exhibition brings together, for the first time, over 100 rare objects dating back 3,000 years to recount the rich 100-year history of the Oriental Ceramic Society. On show will be ceramics, bronzes, jades, sculptures and works of art from some of the most outstanding collections in the UK, including the V&A, British Museum and from private individuals.
- Our Sophisticated Weapon: Posters of the Mozambican Revolution
The Brunei Gallery, SOAS presents, for the first time in the UK, an exhibition of the political posters produced during the early years of Mozambique’s independence.
- Getting Spicy! Chillies Flavoring Chinese Culture
Professor Brian Dott (Whitman College, Washington, USA)