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China’s Good War: How World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism

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China’s Good War: How World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism

23 September - Professor Rana Mitter talks about China's relationship with its own past

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Charles Allen, 1940-2020

It is with regret, affection and respect that we record that Charles Allen, a historian of India, died on 16 August 2020

Chinese Communist Espionage:  Improving the Debate – a webinar on 29 July

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Chinese Communist Espionage: Improving the Debate – a webinar on 29 July

A webinar with Dr Matthew Brazil on 29 July at 14.00

The Asian University for Women:  Supporting a Gender Agenda

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The Asian University for Women: Supporting a Gender Agenda

22 July - A webinar with Prof Nirmala Rao OBE FAcSS, Lady Judy Moody-Stuart, Cherie Blair QC, HE Shiv Shankar Mukherjee and Eshra Hassa

Asia’s Newest Flashpoint?  The China-India Line of Actual Control – Michael Kugelman

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Asia’s Newest Flashpoint? The China-India Line of Actual Control – Michael Kugelman

15 July - Michael Kugelman discusses heightened border tensions between India and China

The Grammar of Violence along the India/Pakistan Border:  a Data-Driven Story – Dr Rudra Chaudhuri

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The Grammar of Violence along the India/Pakistan Border: a Data-Driven Story – Dr Rudra Chaudhuri

8 July Dr Rudra Chaudhuri talks about mapping and analyzing violent incidents and infrastructural development on and across India’s borders

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.

7 May 2020

Culture and Identity: Heritage in Post-Conflict Asian Communities - a panel discussion on 13 May

A panel discussion with Jonathan Rider, Daniel Skillings and Flore de Taisne.  Click here to register Culture has the singular capacity to unite and divide communities.  Across the Middle East and South-Central Asia protracted conflicts have resulted in the loss of human life, population displacement, economic turmoil and political and social unrest and acts of

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15 May 2020

South Yemeni Nationalism: its Roots and its Future - a webinar with Dr Noel Brehony, 20 May

20 May at 14.00 – register here   This webinar will discuss the historical and geographic origins of South Yemeni nationalism and its influence  on the current demands for a return to an independent southern state.  Dr Brehony will examine South Arabia under the British ( 1839-1967), the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen ( 1967-1990),

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3 May 2020

Covic-19: the Impact on Russia/China Relations - a webinar with Owen Matthews, 6 May

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24 April 2020

The Invention of China - a webinar with Bill Hayton, 29 April

29 April at 14.00 – register here   Bill Hayton (@bill_hayton) is the author The Invention of China – due to be published in October 2020 When did China come to think of itself as ‘China’? In his forthcoming book, Bill Hayton shows how a small group of reformers and revolutionaries actively developed ideas of

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21 May 2020

Prospects for Peace in Afghanistan: Past, Present and Future - a webinar with Sir Nicholas Kay

Sir Nicholas Kay, KCMG (@NicholasK111) is a serving UK diplomat.  He will be speaking in a personal capacity.. Sir Nicholas was the UK Regional Coordinator for Southern Afghanistan and the first Head of the Provincial Reconstruction Team for Helmand Province from 2006 to 2007.  He returned as Ambassador in Kabul from 2017 to 2018.  In

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18 April 2020

22 April - Sophie Ibbotson continues the RSAA's series of webinars addressing Asian aspects of the COVID-19 crisis

Sophie Ibbotson is an economic development consultant specialising in Central Asia. She worked for the Ministry of Economy in Kyrgyzstan, and is currently an advisor to the Government of Uzbekistan and to the World Bank in Tajikistan. Sophie is the author of books on Uzbekistan and Tajikistan; has contributed to books on Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and

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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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23 SEP

UPCOMING EVENT

China’s Good War: How World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism – Professor Rana Mitter

Where: Online

Tickets: Free

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