Sussex Asia Centre

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Inaugural Sussex Afghanistan Forum

Wednesday 13 March from 9:00 until 17:00
Bramber House Conference Centre
Asia Centre Special Events

An inaugural event to discuss the pressing issues confronting Afghanistan's development. Registration is required for this event.


Social Movement Learning and Knowledge Production in the Struggle for Peace with Social Justice

Tuesday 12 March from 13:00 until 14:30
Room 333, Arts C
ESW Open Seminar Series
Professor Novelli, Dr Birgul Kutan & Patrick Kane, Centre for International Education, Sussex

Initial reflections from a research project seeking to understand how social movements in conflict affected contexts can build peace & social justice.


Asia Centre PhD Workshop

Thursday 7 March from 9:00 until 17:00
Arts C333 & GSRC
Asia Centre

An all-day workshop of research in process hosted by the Sussex Asia Centre.


Being a Migrant Academic in Japan

Tuesday 5 March from 12:00 until 13:30
Room 106, Ashdown House
ESW Open Seminar Series
Professor Robert W. Aspinall, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan

Professor Aspinall describes strategies adopted by foreign academics working within the Japanese university system and discusses ethnographic studies.


Ethnicity, Politics and Social Change in Sri Lanka

Wednesday 27 February from 11:00 until 17:15
Global Studies Resource Centre, Arts C
Asia Centre Sri Lanka Workshop
R. Stirrat; L. Heslop; M. Whittaker; F. Haniffa; R. Venugopal; D. Esler

An all-day workshop hosted by Sussex Asia Centre. Six speakers present their cutting-edge research.


Precarity in transnational marriage in Yiwu

Wednesday 20 February from 15:30 until 17:00
Arts C C333
SCMR Migration Seminar Series
Saheira Sha

Saheira Sha (University of Sussex): Precarity in transnational marriage in Yiwu: trade, settlement and children's education


Ethnodrama, Sociological Fiction, and Immersive Live Art

Wednesday 13 February from 13:00 until 14:30
Arts C333
Asia Centre Seminar Series
Caroline Osella

Caroline will talk to us about three strands of arts-based research, in the form of ethno-drama, sociological fiction and immersive live art.


Kazakh Traders on the New Silk Road

Tuesday 4 December from 13:00 until 14:30
Arts C333
Asia Centre Seminar Series
Saheira Haliel

Arts C333, 13:00-14:30 on Wednesday December 05.


Masculinity and marriage in contemporary Afghanistan

Friday 30 November from 17:00 until 19:00
Brunei Gallery, B202, SOAS, London
Asia Centre Seminar Series
Magnus Marsden, Torunn Wimpelmann, Aziz Hakimi

The panel explores dynamics of masculinity, marriage, and cross-gender relationships in contemporary Afghanistan and its diasporas.


Fishers without borders? Chinese distant water fisheries and the Maritime Silk Road Initiative

Wednesday 28 November from 13:00 until 14:30
C333
Asia Centre Seminar Series
Dr Henryk Alff

Dr Henryk Alff - Senior Researcher, Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT), Bremen, Germany.


The Prospect for Peace and Pluralism in Afghanistan

Monday 26 November from 16:30 until 17:30
Arts C333
Asia Centre Seminar Special Lecture
His Excellency S. Tayeb Jawad, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United Kingdom

A rare opportunity to hear from the former senior political and foreign policy advisor to the chief executive of Afghanistan & ambassador to the USA.


Hierarchy and Imperialism in Late Colonial Indian International Thought

Wednesday 21 November from 13:00 until 14:30
Arts C333
Sussex Asia Centre Seminars 2018
Dr Martin Bayly (British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the International Relations Department, LSE)

This paper explores the mixed registers of equality and hierarchy that existed within Indian international thought.


The Future of Famine

Monday 19 November from 17:30 until 19:00
Chowen Lecture Theatre, BSMS
SCSR Annual Lecture
Alex DeWaal

The nature of famines has shifted. What factors will determine the future of famine?


Not 'The Age of Migration': Declines in Internal Migration (Case Study Japan)

Wednesday 7 November from 15:30 until 17:00
Arts C333
SCMR Migration Seminar Series
Professor Tony Fielding

Professor Tony Fielding, SCMR, University of Sussex Title: Not 'The Age of Migration': Declines in Internal Migration (Case Study Japan)


'Inter-Asian Encounters and Contested Moralities in Singapore’s Spaces of Care'

Wednesday 7 November from 13:00 until 14:30
Arts C333
Sussex Asia Centre Seminars 2018
Megha Amrith (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity) Germany

A presentation by Megha Amrith (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, Germany)


Levelling the Playing Field?: Statebuilding and Ethnicity in Afghanistan’s Bamyan Valley

Wednesday 31 October from 13:00 until 14:30
Arts C333
Sussex Asia Centre Seminars 2018
Dr Naysan Adlparvar

A presentation by Dr Naysan Adlparvar (Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale University’s Anthropology Department)


Panel Discussion - Afghanistan and South Asia - Culture, Commerce and Power

Friday 19 October from 17:30 until 20:30
SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russel Square, London
Moska Najib, Shah Mahmoud Hanfi, Faisal Devji, Magnus Marsden

Panellists will put conventional perspectives on South Asian political dynamics in the context of an older and denser set of inter-relationships.


Beyond the Indian Ocean: Inter-Asian Environments from the Hindu Kush to the Himalayas - Future Research Agendas

Wednesday 17 October from 13:00 until 14:30
Arts C333
Sussex Asia Centre Seminars 2018
Shah Mahmoud Hanifi; Magnus Marsden; Vinita Damodaran

Joint event with the Centre for World Environmental History – Shah Mahmoud Hanifi; Magnus Marsden; Vinita Damodaran.


Exhibition: From Kabul to Kolkata - Of Memories, Belonging, and Identity 11 Oct - 15 Dec

Thursday 11 October from 10:30 until 17:00
The Brunei Gallery, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

A photography exhibition by Moska Najib and Nazes Afroz, organised by Sussex Asia Centre and SOAS South Asia Institute.


Vedanta’s Billions: Regulatory Failure, Environment and Human Rights

Thursday 27 September from 14:30 until 16:30
Fulton 203
Centre for World Environmental History (Academia and Activist forum) meeting
Samarendra Das and Miriam Rose

Launch of report into the excesses of a mining company Vedanta, followed by a discussion of its recent delisting following human rights violations.


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Sussex Asia Centre doctoral workshop  February 2018

FILM-SCREENING SERIES: MOBILITIES, MIGRATION AND COMMERCE IN ASIA 2017

RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES MASTERCLASS FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS 2017

WEST ASIA WORKSHOP 2017

USAC AUTUMN TERM SEMINAR SERIES 2016-17: Politics and Society in South Asia

USAC SPRING TERM SEMINAR SERIES 2016-17

Asia and Environment

Asian Intimacies in Comparative Perspective

Chinoiseri: The Chinese World in the European Mind

Corruption and Integrity Building in Central Asia and Beyond

Higher Education in The Asian Century: Does Expansion Mean Inclusion?

Hindustani Classical Music

Nowruz

PHD Workshop: New Perspectives of and from Asia

REAL ESTATE SPECULATION AT A FRONTIER OF CAPITALISM

USAC AUTUMN TERM SEMINAR SERIES 2015-16

USAC Scholars Participate in TRODITIES Launch Meeting in Yiwu

USAC scholars participate in TRODITIES workshop held at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies

Afghanistan Post 2014