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Week beginning Monday 02 May 2022

Monday 02 May 2022


Tuesday 03 May 2022

  • Julius Nyerere and Swahili: Legacy, Perspectives and Prospects
  • Various Speakers
  • In 2022 we celebrate the 100th birthday of the late Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere. To mark Nyerere’s contribution to the Swahili language, we are bringing together an international panel of experts to discuss his impact and legacy.

Wednesday 04 May 2022

  • 8th Annual Palestine Research Seminar
  • This is a two-day event that aims to bring together postgraduate students from around the world who are currently undertaking research in Palestinian Studies from interdisciplinary approaches.

  • 'Come What May' - Book Launch & Discussion
  • Ahmed Masoud and Selma Dabbagh
  • Launching his anticipated novel ‘Come What May’, Palestinian writer and director Ahmed Masoud discusses his latest work with author Selma Debbagh.

Friday 06 May 2022


Saturday 07 May 2022

  • IDP Pune Fair
  • Amy Mitchell-Bell
  • Meet SOAS staff and find out everything you need to know about studying at SOAS!

  • Treasures of the SOAS Library
  • Oliver Urquhart Irvine (Director, SOAS Library) and Ashley Crawford (SOAS MA Student)
  • A conversation between the Chief SOAS Librarian and a current MA student about how to deploy SOAS's library resources for the Study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Sunday 08 May 2022