Nov
03

Greek Anti-Fascist event at SOAS

17 November marks “Polytechneio Day” in Greece – the day in 1973 that saw tanks of the fascist dictatorship attacking students in the University, and the day that eventually led to the restoration of democracy. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athens_Polytechnic_uprising To mark the event there will be a concert of Greek music and songs of resistance in the JCR, played by the SOAS Rebetiko Band, together with the band Perastiki, and musical friends from […]

May
25

‘This is not a coup’ – screening and Q&A with director Aris Chatzistefanou

Join us for the timely release of Infowar Production’s new documentary on the undemocratic nature of the EU, with its first UK screening at SOAS on Friday 10th June at 7.30pm. Infowar productions stands behind three pivotal crisis documentaries Debtocracy (2011), Catastroika (2012) andFascism Inc. (2014). THIS IS NOT A COUP is its fourth, and hones in on the ECB’s actions in undermining democracy in Europe. The events in Greece […]

May
12

Golden Dawn – A Personal Affair, a documentary

Screening of documentary “Golden Dawn – A Personal Affair” The screening will be followed at 17:30 by a Q & A session with the director of the documentary, Angelique Kourounis Khalili Lecture Theatre, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

Mar
10

Rebetiko at SOAS for Kathara Deftera

The Rebetiko Band is inviting you to celebrate Clean Monday aka Kathara Deutera at Soas. Bring your food, we don’t consume any meat that day, but please make the Bar happy and buy your drinks from them! Music will start 20.30 (hopefully!) and will stop 22.30pm (well… e never stop at 22.30pm so…) Come join us to celebrate this special day! Don’t forget no entrance fee… Nearest tube is Russell […]

Jan
28

Kourelou at the SOAS Brunei Gallery

Kourelou with a guest: Yiannis Chaldoupis from Epirus, Greece. Free event. Kourelou will be performing a patchwork of South Balkan sounds as well as an exciting selection of songs that Y. Chaldoupis will bring fresh from the mountains of Epirus. http://www.newdiaspora.com/kourelou SOAS, Brunei Gallery, University of London, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG