School of Interdisciplinary Studies Events
- Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Environment: Climate change and art, oceans and gender
Gina Heathcote (Centre for Gender Studies), and Roslyn Taplin (Centre for Economic Development and Policy)
- Enlightenment on the Eve of Revolution: The Egyptian and Syrian Debates
Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
Event to mark the publication of Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab book Enlightenment on the Eve of Revolution: The Egyptian and Syrian Debates
- The data revolution: solving the climate crisis
Dr Harald Heubaum (SOAS); Felicia Jackson (SOAS)
- Virtual Ritual / Digitising Endangered Languages
Dr Sarah Stewart (SOAS)
- Anti-Corruption / Self-Destruction of the Planet
Dr Dan Plesch (SOAS), Dr Pallavi Roy (SOAS)
- Cyber-Diplomacy: international affairs in the digital age
Dr. Corneliu Bjola (Oxford), Shaun Riordan, Dr. J.Simon Rofe (SOAS), plus more TBC
- Global Studies Day 2019
Kevin Rosier (CISD); Jonas Mikkelsen (CISD); Kevin Miletic (CISD); plus more
- Militia Man: Film Screening and Q&A with the Director
Lisa Clifford (journalist, formerly of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting)
- International Justice in Africa
Justice Richard Goldstone, Dr Dan Plesch (CISD SOAS), + more TBC. Chair: Professor Fareda Banda (CAS SOAS)
- Accountability for War Criminals: lost lessons from WW2
Justice Richard Goldstone, Dr Dan Plesch (CISD), Megan Hirst (Doughty Street Chambers)
- Games of Change? Sport Diplomacy and the Korean Peninsula
Professor David Rowe (Western Sydney University), Dr Simon Rofe (CISD SOAS)
- Three Australian Cultural Fields: Art, Media and Sport
Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Western Sydney University; Professor Deborah Stevenson, Western Sydney University
- Women in Diplomacy: Bertha Lutz Prize Lecture with Professor Sylvia Bashevkin
Professor Sylvia Bashevkin (University of Toronto)
2019 Bertha Lutz Prize winner Professor Sylvia Bashevkin asks do we trace the consequences of women’s participation in politics?
- Oxfam CEO Danny Sriskandarajah in conversation with Valerie Amos
Danny Sriskandarajah (Oxfam), Baroness Valerie Amos (SOAS)
Danny Sriskandarajah, the new CEO of Oxfam GB ‘in conversation’ with SOAS Director Valerie Amos.
- Can the Banks be trusted again?
Suvro Dutta (KPMG)
KPMG's Suvro Dutta will talk about whether banks are safe and can be trusted now, or if the sector need further reforms – in the UK and internationally.
- The Diplomacy of Decolonization
Professor Alanna O'Malley (Leiden University / /The Hague University of Applied Sciences), Dr Sue Onslow (Institute of Commonwealth Studies) + more TBC
Professor Alanna O’Malley discusses the role of the UN during the Congo crisis from 1960 to 1964, revealing how the UN helped position this event as a lightning rod in debates about how decolonisation interacted with the Cold War.