Research in Oriental Studies Seminar Trinity Term 2018

All seminars listed below will take place on Mondays from 5.00pm in the Spalding Room of the Oriental Institute. This series is organised by Marilyn Booth, Khalid bin Abdullah Al Saud Professor for the Study of the Contemporary Arab World and Director of Research, Faculty of Oriental Studies. 

All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. 


14 May
Surveying regional commonalities and discords in reaction to Arabic human
rights testimonies

Nancy Hawker, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow


28 May
The interface between Temple Cult and Cult of the Dead in ancient Egypt:
A ritual papyrus in the Bodleian Library

Mark Smith, Professor of Egyptology and Chair of the Faculty Board, Oriental Studies


11 June
Translating feelings: The case of Korean Language and Linguistics
Jieun Kiaer, Professor of Korean Language and Linguistics and
Derek Driggs, PhD candidate, Oriental Studies