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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

October

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

17/10/18
18/10/18
19/10/18
19/10/18
20/10/18
  • Afghanistan in Academia conference
  • Day-long workshop to create a platform for prospective scholars to exchange ideas and perspectives that contribute towards the academic discourse on Afghanistan.

24/10/18
29/10/18
  • Red Flags: Why Xi Jinping’s China is in Jeopardy
  • George Magnus (Research Associate, SCI) in discussion with Jonathan Fenby (Research Associate, SCI) 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
31/10/18

November

01/11/18
  • 16th Annual Nepal Lecture
  • Prof Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka
  • ‘Belonging to Academia? Higher Education, Inequality, and Development’

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
13/11/18
  • Bodhgaya: Collections and Archives
  • Dr Sam van Schaik (British Library), Dr Michael Willis (British Museum), Dr Daniela Simone (British Museum), Dr Danièl Balogh (British Museum) and Dr Marc Miyake (British Museum)
14/11/18
14/11/18
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
  • Natalie Lichtenstein (Lawyer)
  • In a text that will appeal to general readers and legal specialists alike, Natalie examines the AIIB’s mandate, membership, finance, governance, and institutional set-up.

15/11/18
16/11/18
  • TBC
  • Dr Youngmi Kim (University of Edinburgh)
19/11/18
21/11/18
21/11/18
21/11/18
  • Blockade
  • Arif Yousuf
  • A documentary on nonviolent peace activism in the USA protesting the genocide of Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) in 1971

21/11/18
23/11/18
  • TBC
  • John Lee (Manchester)
28/11/18
30/11/18
  • TBC
  • Dr JongMi Kim (Coventry University)

December

05/12/18
07/12/18
  • TBC
  • Sojin Lim (University of Central Lancashire)
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)
12/12/18
14/12/18
  • TBC
  • Barbara Wall (University of Copenhagen)