SOAS University of London

Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Seminars, Conferences & Events

The Department (co-)hosts a number of seminars for invited speakers as well as an ethnographic film series. Department members also participate in the seminars and conferences of a numerous topical and regional centres.

Regional centres and institutes

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2018

January

10/01/18
12/01/18
  • From Tribal Forest to Urban Jungle
  • Photographs from Central India by Verrier Elwin
  • This Exhibition of Photographs from Central India was first shown in 2017 in Patangarh village in eastern Madhya Pradesh. From Tribal Forest to Urban Jungle now brings these photographs of the tribal people and cultures of Central India as seen through the lens of Verrier Elwin, back to the UK.

17/01/18
31/01/18

February

21/02/18
28/02/18

March

April

13/04/18

June

October

12/10/18
  • Master - An Ainu Story
  • 12 October – 15 December 2018
    The story of contemporary Ainu (the indigenous people of Japan) 
    A photographic Exhibition by Adam Isfendiyar

17/10/18
17/10/18
  • Malian women shuttle traders in neoliberal Dakar: autonomy, (mis)trust and the need to travel
  • Gunvor Jonsson, SOAS
  • Recent infrastructural developments in Senegal have severely impacted on the livelihoods of female bana-banas from Mali, a group of mobile traders operating in the Mali-Dakar corridor: transportation costs have significantly increased, travelling has become a more exhausting experience, and fatal accidents have become more frequent during journeys.

24/10/18
26/10/18
31/10/18

November

21/11/18
30/11/18
30/11/18

December

14/12/18