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RSAA: notice with regards to Covid-19

IMPORTANT: RSAA notice with regards to Covid-19: Closure of office and postponement of lecture programme until further notice

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Governance update, 22 November

Governance update

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Sir David John KCMG

We regret to anounce the death of Sir David John KCMG, Chairman of the RSAA 2009-2016

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Annual Sixth Form Students Event 6 November 2019

Details and programme on the Lectures and Events page/Schools Day

RSAA Archives Policy

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RSAA Archives Policy

On 9 September 2019 the RSAA Board adopted the Society's first formal Archives Policy.

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The Festival of Norfolk and Punjab

The Festival of Norfolk & Punjab is a countywide celebration of the life and achievements of the Duleep Singh family

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.

18 March 2020

IMPORTANT: RSAA notice with regards to Covid-19: Closure of office and postponement of lecture programme until further notice

In the interests of protecting members and staff, no RSAA events will be held before the end of June. A decision on the planned lecture in July will be taken nearer the time.   We are exploring whether it may be possible to conduct some of the planned talks as online webinars and will inform

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22 November 2019

Governance update

The board of trustees of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs has noted HRH the Duke of York’s announcement on 20 November of his withdrawal from public duties. The board of trustees thanks HRH the Duke of York for the support he gave to the Royal Society for Asian Affairs during his twenty years as

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28 October 2019

We regret to anounce the death of Sir David John KCMG, Chairman of the RSAA 2009-2016

It is with great regret that we have to announce the death of the RSAA’s former Chairman, Sir David John on 27 October. Sir David became Chairman of the RSAA on 1 January 2009 and held that office until the end of 2016, steering the Society through some precarious times and laying the basis for

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8 October 2019

Details and programme on the Lectures and Events page/Schools Day

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11 September 2019

On 9 September 2019 the RSAA Board adopted the Society's first formal Archives Policy.

The RSAA archive has its origins in the Central Asia Society and the objectives of its founders “to maintain in England a central institution for the collection, provision, maintenance and diffusion of information and knowledge”.  It reflects the interests and priorities of the Society’s members and consists in large part of materials donated by them. 

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17 June 2019

The Festival of Norfolk & Punjab is a countywide celebration of the life and achievements of the Duleep Singh family

The Festival of Norfolk & Punjab is a countywide celebration of the life and achievements of the Duleep Singh family and their contribution to Norfolk. The ‘Duleep Singhs’, the last Royal family of the Punjab were associated with Norfolk for almost a century. Highlights include a special exhibition and events at Ancient House Museum, a Maharajah’s Feast

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20 November 2018

7 January 2019 - A conference of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs and the Wilson Center at 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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22 APR

UPCOMING EVENT

Postponed until later in the year. Political quietism in Islamic societies: a neglected tradition?

Where: 1.15pm at the Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House

Tickets: Free

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