SOAS University of London

Diversity of Cultures and Languages in Asia and Africa, SOAS and BFSU Joint Conference

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Date: 8 November 2018Time: 9:00 AM

Finishes: 9 November 2018Time: 1:00 PM

Venue:

Type of Event: Conference

SOAS, University of London and Beijing Foreign Studies University Joint Conference:

Diversity of Cultures and Languages in Asia and Africa

Co-organized by:

SOAS, University of London, Beijing Foreign Studies University and London Confucius Institute

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Time

Room SALT, Senate House

9:10-9:30

Registration

9:30-9:45

Welcome

Session 1    Chairperson: Lutz Marten

09:45-10:15

Sara Marzagor (SOAS) Abstract (pdf; 143kb)  

The Ethiopian “Japanizers”: a transnational intellectual encounter of the 1930s

10:15-10:45

Minyu Zhang (BFSU) (pdf; 133kb)        

Nectar or Arrow: Cases of Missense Textual Mutations in Early Kabirian Padas

10:45-11:15

Jeong Jin Han (SOAS) (pdf; 171kb)     

Medieval Islamic authors’ research on Jazīrat al-Yāqūt: Approaching ancient Indian and Persian knowledge

11:15-11:30

Tea/coffee

Session 2    Chairperson: Griseldis Kirsch

11:30-12:00

Tianwei Zhang (BFSU) (pdf; 77kb)      

A Case Study of China Gaokao Foreign Languages

Reform Policy in Critical Cognitive Analysis

12:00-12:30

Daisuke Shinagawa(Tokyo University of Foreign Studies / SOAS Visiting Scholar)

Linguistic diversity and unity in Swahili contact varieties:a shared element not attested in "Swahili"

12:30-13:00

Fang Wan (SOAS) (pdf; 95kb)  

Internet Novel in China and the Definition of Novel as a Genre

13:00-14:00

Lunch

Session 3    Chairperson: Richard Williams

14:00-14:30

Rooham Jamali (Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture, Pakistan/SOAS Alumni) (pdf; 63kb)  

Evolution of Pakistani Media as a Result of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor(CPEC), One Belt One Road (OBOR), and Possible Cultural Impact

14:30-15:00

Zezhou Yang (SOAS) (pdf; 116kb)  

Gazing on Each Other-Chinese Guests’ and Nepali Hosts’ Tourist Interactions in Nepal

15:00-15:30

Yakubu Magaji Azare (Bayero University Kano/SOAS Visiting Scholar) (pdf; 75kb)  

Hausa phraseological units involving body part terms in translation

15:30-15:50

Tea/coffee

Session 4    Chairperson: Tianwei Zhang

15:50-16:20

Yun Xing (BFSU) (pdf; 109kb)  

Cross-Cultural Studies in the Inter-translation of Chinese-Nepali Texts

16:20-16:50

Qingguo Xue (BFSU) (pdf; 92kb)  

Arabic Language Teaching in Chinese Universities: History, Present Situation and Opportunities and Challenges in the "Belt & Road" Context

16:50-17:20

Friederike Lüpke (SOAS) (pdf; 80kb)  

Language-independent literacies for inclusive education in multilingual areas (LILIEMA) 

17:20-17:30

Closing remarks

18:00

Conference Dinner

Friday, 9 November 2018

Time

Room 116, Main Building

11:00 - 13:00

Curriculum Workshop

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch


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