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Events calendar: Centres and Programmes Office

The Centres & Programmes 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 & Programmes Office.

For further information about any of the events please contact the Centres & Programmes Office

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2018

September

25/09/18
25/09/18
26/09/18

October

01/10/18
03/10/18
06/10/18
  • Indonesia Kontemporer 2018
  • Inspired by Indonesian arts and cultural traditions, Indonesia Kontemporer 2018, is a creative event mixing exhibitions, performances, workshops, crafts, film screenings, as well as food and handicrafts stalls.  This year's theme is music.

06/10/18
09/10/18
09/10/18
  • Rahm
  • Islam Issa (BCU), Roberta Garrett (UEL), Mahmood Jamal (writer and producer), Ahmed Jamal (director)
  • Film screening of the award winning Anglo Pakistani film 'Rahm', an adaptation of William Shakespeare's 'Measure For Measure' in Urdu, followed by a discussion.

10/10/18
10/10/18
11/10/18
12/10/18
17/10/18
  • EnglishのRakugo
  • Experience traditional Japanese stories told through the art of Rakugo and performed in english for all to hear.

20/10/18
  • Afghanistan in Academia conference
  • Shah Mahmoud Hanifi (Associate Professor of History at James Madison University, author of the forthcoming book, "Mountstuart Elphinstone in South Asia: Pioneer of British Colonial Rule")
  • Day-long workshop to create a platform for prospective scholars to exchange ideas and perspectives that contribute towards the academic discourse on Afghanistan.

29/10/18
  • Red Flags: Why Xi Jinping’s China is in Jeopardy
  • George Magnus (Research Associate, SOAS China Institute) Discussants: Jonathan Fenby (Research Associate, SOAS China Institute) and Carrie Gracie (Former BBC China Editor)
  • Under President Xi Jinping China has become a more controlling and assertive power both at home and abroad. Since the financial crisis, it has eagerly stepped into the gap left by a retreating US. But how rosy and robust are its prospects, really?

31/10/18

November

05/11/18
  • Women’s Pornographies and Social Activism in Hong Kong
  • Katrien Jacobs
  • This talk analyzes the views and activities of sex activists and entrepreneurs in Hong Kong and San Francisco, who were interviewed about the topic of queer and feminist pornography and its relationship to social movements.

07/11/18
08/11/18
08/11/18
12/11/18
15/11/18
19/11/18
21/11/18

December

10/12/18
11/12/18
  • Cults of Viṣṇu in early India
  • Prof Hans T. Bakker (British Museum), Dr Dániel Balogh (British Museum), Francesco Bianchini (Oxford), Dr Serena Biondo (British Museum), Dr Gergely Hidas (British Museum), Dr Marion Rastelli (Vienna), and Dr Michael Willis (British Museum)