Friday, 26 May 2017

“The East is a Career”: a centennial appreciation of SOAS. Tuesday 13th June, 6.30-8.30 pm

Another date for your diary!

Burzine Waghmar (SOAS) will give a talk at the Royal Asiatic Society entitled “The East is a Career”: A Centennial Appreciation of SOAS on Tuesday 13th June at 6:30 pm.  All are welcome!

Venue: Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD

Burzine’s talk will describe the history and growing pains of a very British institution, SOAS University of London, which celebrates its centenary this year.

Burzine writes: “Oriental Studies” initially comprised only the study of the Levant (Syria-Palestine and Egypt), but later came to include lands further to the east. The contributions of this discipline to public life nationally and to scholarship internationally have often been misunderstood during the last quarter of the 20th century.

Do join Burzine and help celebrate the SOAS centenary!

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