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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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Upcoming Events

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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Journalism in Asia

Victor Mallet
18 September 2024 14.00 BST
In person and online

The Houthis, the Red Sea and the future of Yemen

Dr Noel Brehony CMG
16 October 2024 14.00 BST
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After the Elections: Where Next for US-Asia Relations?

An online panel discussion
5 November 2024 15.00 GMT

Syed Badrudduja: The Life and Principles of an Indian Political Leader

Zakia Ahsan
20 November 2024 14.00 GMT
In person and online

Sinostan: China’s Inadvertent Empire

Raffaello Pantucci
11 December 2024 14.00 GMT

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