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Department of the History of Art and Archaeology, School of Arts

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2017

January

12/01/17
13/01/17
16/01/17
17/01/17
18/01/17

February

15/02/17
21/02/17

March

08/03/17
20/03/17

April

20/04/17
  • Celebrating Art and Music: The SOAS Collections
  • ‘Celebrating Art and Music: The SOAS Collections’ draws upon material from the SOAS collections to explore and acclaim the visual and sound arts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. 

21/04/17
25/04/17
26/04/17
26/04/17

May

03/05/17
09/05/17
10/05/17
16/05/17
24/05/17

June

07/06/17
14/06/17

July

12/07/17
13/07/17
  • "Buildings That Fill My Eye" Architectural Heritage of Yemen
  • Curated by Trevor H.J. Marchand, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, SOAS
  • Yemen possesses one of the world’s finest treasure-troves of architecture. Three of its ancient cities – Shibam, Ṣanaa and Zabid – are UNESCO’s World Heritage sites. This exhibition, curated by Trevor H.J. Marchand, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, SOAS will explore the astonishing variety of building styles and traditions that have evolved in this region over millennia.

13/07/17
14/07/17

August

05/08/17

September

15/09/17
22/09/17

October

11/10/17
12/10/17
  • “Fairgrounds of the Faithful: Moulids-the Sufi Festivals of Egypt
  • This exhibition by the renowned multi award winning photographer and documentary filmmaker, Tim Coleman is the culmination of nearly three decades of documenting these remarkable festivals. Its purpose is to give the viewer access to a world most have never seen, and more importantly a world whose future may be under threat. 

13/10/17
  • “Les Sapeuses”: The Lady Dandies of the DRC
  • This exhibition documents the life and style of the sapeuses, the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s ‘lady dandies’ subculture, through exhibits of textile accessories and the reportage photography of Kinshasa-based photographer Junior D. Kannah.

17/10/17

November

01/11/17
15/11/17
20/11/17
21/11/17
29/11/17

December

06/12/17
13/12/17