SOAS South Asia Institute Events
The events draw a varied audience with an interest in the region.
All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.
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- ‘Swami Vivekananda’ – Kathakeertan
Dr Dattatreya Velankar
- An Indian Way of Filmmaking
Dr Piyush Roy (Jain University, Bengaluru)
- Samvega and the Uses of Fear: Hell Images in Burmese Temples, 11th-18th Centuries
Prof. Lilian Handlin (Harvard) and Dr Thein Lwin (Department of Archaeology of Myanmar and National Museum of Myanmar)
- India as a Post-Democratic State: The Dynamics of Citizenship by Certificate
Arjun Appadurai (New York University)
- Contextualizing Gordon Luce's Intellectual Legacy
Dr Carol-Ann Boshier (SOAS) and Dr Patrick McCormick (SEAJunction, Yangon)
- Persephone: a tool for the automatic phonemic transcription of endangered languages
Prof Christopher Cox (Carleton University), Dr Hilaria Cruz (University of Kentucky) and Dr Alexis Michaud (CNRS)
This workshop introduces Persephone (/pərˈsɛfəni/), an automatic phoneme transcription tool. The event includes three presentations that showcase the use of Persephone for Sino-Tibetan and Athabaskan languages, and there will also be a hands-on training the following day for linguistics who want to try Persephone on their own data.
- India, Pakistan and the Sikhs: The Kartarpur corridor in its historical and political perspective
Prof. Gurharpal Singh, SOAS