Events calendar: Centres and Institutes Office
The Centres & Institutes Office provides School-wide event management support on all aspects of event delivery.
See below for the calendar of events organised by the SOAS Centres & Institutes Office.
For further information about any of the events please contact the Centres & Institutes Office.
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- The Great Decoupling: China, America and the Struggle for Technological Supremacy
Nigel Inkster (International Institute for Strategic Studies and SOAS University of London)
The USA and China have become locked in a struggle for control of the commanding heights of advanced technologies. This struggle has been a major factor in what has become known as The Great Decoupling, a progressive technology disengagement that has major economic and political implications for the entire planet.
- The Contemporary Colonial Struggle: Palestinian Resistance, Rights and the Law
This panel discussion comes at a critical moment of a renewed assault on Palestine and Palestinians.
- Re-visiting the Rwandan Genocide
Omar Shahabudin McDoom (London School of Economics)
The Path to Genocide in Rwanda: Security, Opportunity, and Authority in an Ethnocratic State (Cambridge University Press, 2021) draws on extensive and unique field evidence, collected over many years, to offer rigorous answers to two simple but fundamental questions often asked about the genocide. How and why did it occur? And how and why did many Rwandans participate in it?
- SOAS Annual Philippine Studies Conference 2021
The 6th SOAS Annual Philippine Studies Conference aims to bring together academics in the fields of the humanities and the social sciences, as well as artists, writers and performers that are based in the Visayas. The objective of the conference is to bring together key people in Visayan scholarship and cultural production and develop a body of discourse on Visayan cultural practices.
- We’re Here Because You Were There: Immigration and the End of Empire
Ian Sanjay Patel