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Asian Affairs

Asian Affairs is the quarterly journal of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs, published continuously since 1914.

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Events

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Upcoming Events

Mongolia’s Place in the World

Professor David Sneath
22 May 2024 19.00 BST
at the Embassy of Mongolia

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Storytelling in Tajikistan: Tradition and Modernity

Anisa Sabiri
12 June 2024 14.00 BST
Online

Eleven Winters of Discontent: The Siberian Internment and the Making of a New Japan

A Reading Room discussion for RSAA members with author Sherzod Muminov, hosted by Sophie Ibbotson. June – further details to be confirmed.

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Annual General Meeting and Lord Denman Memorial Lecture 2024

RSAA members, come and exercise your voice at the 2024 AGM, 10 July 2024 at 17.30

Journalism in Asia

Victor Mallet
18 September 2024 14.00 BST
In person and online

Empire of Refugees: North Caucasian Muslims and the Late Ottoman State

An online Reading Room discussion for RSAA members with author Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky, hosted by Sophie Ibbotson,
12 September 2024, 17.00 BST

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