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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- Documentary: Head Hunting: Searching for the Head of Sultan Mkwawa
Documentary film by Martin Baer (2001) depicting resistance to and rupture caused by the German colonial experience, focusing on the 1954 restitution of Chief Mkwawa’s skull.
- Vizazi Contemporary Visual Culture of Tanzania
The Vizazi workshop will present and discuss current research about Tanzania’s visual culture that is being carried out by emerging scholars and artists.
- How China engages the world
The focus of this one-day Masterclass is one of today’s most pressing global issues. As the process of decoupling between the USA and China proceeds, understanding how China engages with the rest of the world has become more important than ever. The Masterclass will bring together scholars and practitioners whose cumulative expertise offers unique insights into a wide range of issues bearing on the topic.
- Meiji Jingu Autumn Lecture 2019: Hush-hush: Japanese studies in wartime Britain and Bletchley Park
Professor Peter Kornicki (Robinson College, Cambridge)
- 2019 Indonesia Kontemporer
The annual Indonesia Kontemporer takes place this year on Saturday 5 October. Artists and crafts people participating in this event hailed from many parts of the world outside Indonesia.
- Ethnic Politics in North Sumatra
Dr Budi Agustono (University of Sumatera Utara, Medan)
This seminar examines the ethnic politics in North Sumatra, one of the 33 provinces in Indonesia.
- Oppenheimer: a modern Noh play (2015) about karma, suffering and liberation
Prof Allan Marett FAHA (University of Sydney)
Allan Marett’s modern Noh play Oppenheimer (2015), presents a Buddhist perspective on the role of Robert Oppenheimer in the creation of the bombs that destroyed the cities or Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
- Annual Presentation for 6th Form Studies
The aim of this presentation is to introduce students to subjects and concepts they may not have previously explored as part of their curriculum and, which will, we hope, inspire them.