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China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Strategic and Economic Consequences – 7 January 2019

7 January 2019 - A conference of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs & the Wilson Center with King's College London

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RASHKB Event: China and Siam through the lens of John Thomson

RASHKB Event: Betty Yao will talk about the wonderful collection of 19th century photographs taken by John Thomson in China and Siam.

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From Madras to Bangalore: Picture Postcards as Urban History of Colonial India

Running alongside the Sikh Exhibition, 12 July - 23 September 2018

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Empire of the Sikhs

A major exhibition this summer at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS 12 July - 23 September 2018

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Aga Khan Centre Kings Cross

The new Aga Khan Centre at Kings Cross was inaugurated on Tuesday 26 June 2018.

Discussion at Asia House, Wednesday 13 June 2018

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Discussion at Asia House, Wednesday 13 June 2018

Michael Vatikiotis & Lionel Shriver discuss: Asia’s Rise and its Rejection of the West

LATEST NEWS FROM THE RSAA

Keep up to date with what’s happening at the RSAA, as well as with other interesting, Asia-focused events.

20 November 2018

7 January 2019 - A conference of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs & the Wilson Center with King's College London

The Belt and Road Initiative has major strategic implications for international relations. Three leading institutions are bringing together recognised international authorities to debate the significance of China’s proposals for her Asian neighbours and the wider world. Chairing: Professor Kerry Brown, Lau China Institute, KCL & Michael Kugelman, Deputy Director Asia, Wilson Center Morning speakers: Dr

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8 October 2018

RASHKB Event: Betty Yao will talk about the wonderful collection of 19th century photographs taken by John Thomson in China and Siam.

  Speaker:                     Betty Yao MBE Time:                          2:30 p.m. Venue:                        Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD Cost:                           £8 per member or guest, to include refreshments Lunch:                        An optional self-paying lunch will be arranged at 12:45 p.m. at Chutneys, 124 Drummond Street, London NW1 2PA (corner of North Gower Street.)  Tel: 020 7388

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16 July 2018

Running alongside the Sikh Exhibition, 12 July - 23 September 2018

This exhibition covers a selection of picture postcards from the Indian cities of Chennai and Bengaluru between 1900 and the 1930s; then known as Madras and Bangalore. They were the two most important colonial cities in British south India.  By pairing these together, this exhibition tells a tale of how these two cities, although separated

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16 July 2018

A major exhibition this summer at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS 12 July - 23 September 2018

Over 100 dazzling artworks and objects tell the story of a cosmopolitan empire that almost ended British rule in India This summer heralds a major exhibition telling the story of the last great native kingdom which challenged the British for supremacy of the Indian subcontinent. ‘Empire of the Sikhs’ will be on view at the Brunei

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27 June 2018

The new Aga Khan Centre at Kings Cross was inaugurated on Tuesday 26 June 2018.

The Aga Khan Centre also houses Britain’s largest collection of Islamic gardens, terraces and courtyards inspired by different Muslim cultures from around the world.

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6 June 2018

Michael Vatikiotis & Lionel Shriver discuss: Asia’s Rise and its Rejection of the West

We are so excited to invite you at Asia House for a fascinating event discussion regarding Southeast Asia, which takes places on Wednesday 13 June 2018. Southeast Asia at first glance is a region rich in culture and resources and has one of the world’s fastest growing economics. However, this is set against the backdrop

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The Battle of Baku

16 May 2018

by Turan Gafarli (University College London)

Date: Thursday 17 May 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
Venue: Yunus Emre Enstitüsü, 10 Maple Street, London,

FREE ADMISSION but registration required via EventBrite at http://bit.ly/battleofbaku2018   In 1918, the British-led local forces of Baku waged a defensive battle for control of the city, the oil-rich centre of Transcaucasia and hosting port of the Russian Empire’s Caucasian Naval Fleet. The British military mission, named ‘Dunsterforce’ after its eponymous commander Major-General L.C. Dunsterville,

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31 January 2018

Applications are now called for the 2018 JP-T Medical Trust Awards - see details in the Awards section. Deadline is 28 February 2018

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last few days of exhibition at the Supreme Court

23 January 2018

A selection of articles etc linked to Asia - 23 January 2018

RSAA Lectures Wednesday 24 January 1.15pm SCI, 14-15 Belgrave Square, London SW1 Mr Michael Stephens speaks on Prospects for Kurdish Independence in a changing Middle East   Wednesday 7 February 2018 1.15pm SCI, 14-15 Belgrave Square, London SW1. Mr Jonathan Rider, former project manager for UNESCO at the Bamiyan World Heritage site and RSAA member

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28 November 2017

A never-before-seen archive exploring the role of traditional medicine

  The exhibition tells the story of Paira Mall, a young Indian doctor who was tasked in 1911 with bringing back materials about the ancient practice of Ayurvedic medicine. Dating back 3,500 – 4,000 years, it is part of the Vedas, the divine texts of Hinduism and literally translates as ‘the science of life’. The

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21 NOV

UPCOMING EVENT

Politics without Parties – Afghanistan’s long road to Democracy

Where: Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD

Tickets: Free

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