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


Governance update, 22 November

Governance update


Sir David John KCMG

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


Annual Sixth Form Students Event 6 November 2019

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

RSAA Archives Policy


RSAA Archives Policy

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


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


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

7 October 2015

Friday Lectures, Michaelmas Term 2015. Starting 16 October, 5.00 pm refreshments, 5.30 prompt lecture starts. AIIT, 23 Brooklands Ave, Cambs

16 Oct: Christine van Ruymbeke (Cambs)¬†Kashefi’s Anvar-e Sohayli: Rewriting Kalila wa-Dimna in Timurid Herat 06 Nov: Cameron Petrie (Cambs) Adaptation to variable environments, resilience to climate change; Land, Water and Settlement and the Indus Civilisation 20 Nov [Special Event for Friends of the Trust]: Almut Hintze (SOAS) Living scholarship: a journey into Indo-Iranian Studies 27

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25 August 2015

Raising money for the recent Nepal earthquake victims. 30 August 2015

Bollywood Showdown, in its fourth year, returns with headlining act, Atif Aslam. The ‘Jeena Jeena’ and ‘Zindagi Aa Raha Hoon Main’ rockstar with be joined by the multi-award winning music sensation Ankit Tiwari and supported by Bolly Flex dancers. In addition to live musical performance and the glitz and glamour of Bollywood dance and entertainment,

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Elephant 1931

29 July 2015

Yoshia Hiroshi: A Japanese Artist in India

Prints from the Collection of Avijit and Chobi Lahiri Gallery 29, Ashmolean Museum until 13 Sept 2015 In 1930, Japanese printmaker Yoshida Hiroshi (1876 – 1950) spend several months travelling in India and Southeast Asia. After his return to Japan, he produced a series of woodblock prints inspired by his travels. On Thursday 10 September,

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Cap with leaves and flowers. www.http://jameelcentre.ashmolean.org/collection/921/object/10876

29 July 2015

Dressing for the Great Game: the Robert Shaw Collection of Central Asian Garments

Sat 8 August, 2 – 5pm. Ashmolean, Oxford. With Dr Ruth Barnes, Senior Curator of Indo-Pacific Art, Yale University Museum. This talk examines the remarkable collection of Ikat coats and other garments from Central Asia collected by explorer Robert Shaw (Younghusband’s uncle) in 1868 – 69 on his travels from India to Yarkand and Kashgar.

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2 June 2015

Dealers from Asian Art in London exhibit antique and contemporary Asian art for sale.

Venue: South Grounds, The Royal Hospital Chelsea, London SW3 4LW Preview Day: 24 June 11.00 – 22.00 Public Fair Days: 25-26 June 11.00 – 21.00; 27-28 June 11.00 – 1900; 29 June 11.00 – 2100; 30 June 11.00 – 1800 (followed by The Art Gala at Masterpiece in aid of the NSPCC);¬†1 July 11.00 –

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Paintings from India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan

23 February 2015

South Asian Contemporary Art in London

www.thenoblesage.com for full information

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Logo for Asian Art event

20 October 2014

The annual Asian Art in London takes place from 30th October - 8th November 2014.

Asian Art in London is an annual event which unties leading Asian art dealers, major auction houses and societies in a series of gallery selling exhibitions, auctions, receptions, lectures and seminars. These are complemented by exhibitions at the leading museums. See www.asianartinlondon.com for full details. It is preceded by a Gala Party at the Great

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22 APR


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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