This is the page where you will find our lecture calendar with up-to-date news on what's happening.
But of course as a student-based society we cannot do without some social, non-academic events of our own. We will entertain you every other week with
film nights and sometimes also other social events.
So here comes a list of all the talks and events we have for you so far:
=== ! The lectures on 22/11 and
29/11 have been swapped ! ===
(For more information please click on the links)
Lectures always start at 4pm
in LG15 in the Michael Sadler (Arts) building
unless otherwise stated. The lectures are free for members.
Film nights are from 7.30pm
at the Packhorse Pub on Woodhouse Lane,
opposite the Engineering buildings. Members pay 50p non-members £ 1.
10/10 (Social): the new year we will holding our "Double
10" event at the Blue Bar. On what will be a great night we
will provide you with some delicious Asian snacks, promotions on Kirin and
Tiger beer and a great time.
To kick off
Our first talk! Helen Brooks is coming to speak about problems with Human
Rights in China and whether we should accept it simply as a cultural difference.
Starting off the EARS film season at the Packhorse Pub will be the famous
Manga "Akira". Don't miss it!
The Falun Gong: a religion or a cult? Is it really a threat to the Chinese state?Listen
to what Ling Soong, an active practitioner and teacher of Falun Gong, has to
The infamous Barings Bank dealer Nick Leeson
will share his thoughts on financial problems in East Asia. This lecture
will only start at 6pm!
The Chinese film "Yellow Earth" (1984) will be shown.
Mongolia from Outer Space: A geological
journey. (Speaker t.b.c.)
Captain Fitzpatrick on the forgotten war in Myanmar(Burma).
"Garid Magnai" from Mongolia at the Packhorse.
In Search of the Yeti: Himalayan myth or
reality? (Speaker t.b.c.)
Shingon Buddhism: A Japanese Religion with
Chinese roots. Dr Ian Astley from Edinburgh University
One of the late Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's greatest films: "Ran".
Cinema and Identity in
Korea. Hyang-jin Lee has taught Korean language at Sheffield and
wrote her PhD at Leeds on "the sociological aspects of Korean
Alison Hardie: An affair with the Oriental Garden,
a topic she has researched and published on.
The final event of the year 2000 (at least as far as EARS is
concerned...): a grrreat Christmas party.
So for all the latest event info just visit this website...