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Event Registration Form

Please use this form to register you and your guests for forthcoming SOAS events. You do not need to log-in or create an online SOAS alumni account to register for events.

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Join Zeba Salman and Lydia Pistis from the SOAS Alumni team for a special SOAS Alumni Networking event in Jakarta.

You will also hear from Dr Michael Buehler, lecturer in Comparative Politics at SOAS, who will be sharing his research on shari'a law in Indonesia. Based on several years of fieldwork in Indonesia, Dr Buehler's talk will examine the concrete mechanisms through which Islamic law has spread across the largest Muslim country in the world and draw parallels to other countries, including the diffusion of morality policies across the United States in recent decades.

This will be the first time that we will be making a visit from the SOAS Alumni team, and as we develop our plans for SOAS' centenary celebrations in 2016, it would be good to hear your ideas on how you might get involved and support our global network of 35,000 alumni worldwide.

Please find the event details below:

Date: Thursday 6th August 2015
Venue: The Habibie & Ainun Library, Jl. Patra Kuningan XIII no 5, Jakarta Selatan 12950

Event format:
4-5pm: 'The diffusion of shari'a law across Indonesia' - public talk by Dr Michael Buehler, with Q&A to follow.
6-8pm: Networking reception for SOAS alumni (please note, registration will be open from 5.30pm)

We hope you can join us! RSVP online now.
06 August 2015 at 16:00
Join AFSOAS at the regular SOAS-Cambridge Mixer in San Francisco. Don't miss this chance to see old faces and make new friends, as well as reminisce about your days at SOAS!

Venue: University Club, 800 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
18 August 2015 at 18:30
Taking place in Singapore, we welcome SOAS alumni to join Professor Michel Hockx, Director of the SOAS China Institute, for a talk on 'Internet Literature and publishing reform in China'

Since the late 1990s, Chinese literary enthusiasts have explored new spaces for creative expression online, giving rise to a modern genre that has transformed Chinese culture and society. Ranging from the self-consciously avant-garde to the commercially popular, web-based writing has introduced innovative forms, themes, and practices into Chinese literature and its aesthetic traditions. Hockx conducted the first comprehensive survey in English of this phenomenon, and will present his findings in Chinese for the first time in this lecture. His emphasis will be on the challenges posed by online publishing to the reform of the state-regulated print publishing system, taking into account recent policy changes.

RSVP is necessary, please email chsqgh@nus.edu.sg to register your attendance.

*Please note, this talk will be in Chinese*.
05 September 2015 at 14:00