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Two short films: “Passport Ladakh” and “Buddha of the Chadar”

Sean Whitaker, 6 May 2021, 14.00

Citizenship, Belonging and the Partition of India

9 April 2021, 14.00

Mr Consta and the OCM Oriental Carpet Manufacturers

James Crowden, 1 April 2021, 14.00

Evolving Patronage Networks: the Siloviki of the Arabian Peninsula

Dr Matthew Hedges, 17 March 2020, 14.00

Muslim Futurisms: Science and the Imagination Across Asia

Professor Jörg Matthias Determann, 3 March 2021, 14.00

Jakarta: a Misunderstood City

Herald van der Linde, Wednesday, 17 February, 14.00 Jakarta, for most people, conjures up images…

Hong Kong: From Protest to Perdition? Where Next for One Country Two Systems?

Martin Purbrick, Professor Clifford Stott and Professor Steve Tsang, Friday 27 November, 14.00

Breakthrough or Breakdown: Thailand’s Latest Political Pandemonium

Dr Paul Chambers 18 November at 14.00

After the Elections: Where Next for US/Asia Relations?

Eyck Freymann, Bradford McGuinn, Jennifer Staats and James Schwemlein join a panel discussion, 4 November…

An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin’s Master Agent

Click here to register Owen Matthews (@owenmatth) is a British writer, historian and journalist. His…

Benazir Bhutto and my enduring relationship with Pakistan – a conversation with Victoria Schofield

Click to register Victoria Schofield in conversation about her thirty-year friendship with her Oxford contemporary,…

Charles Allen, 1940-2020

It is with regret, affection and respect that we record that Charles Allen, a historian…

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

Click here to register Misinformation about China’s spy apparatus helps fuel a racist response in…

The Asian University for Women: Supporting a Gender Agenda

Click here to register The Asian University for Women (AUW) was established in 2008 in…

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

Click here to register A long, tense, and deadly border spat in the region of…

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

Exceptionally, this event is open only to members of the RSAA.  If you are a…

The Russian Conquest of Central Asia and the Myth of the “Great Game”

Click here to register The Russian conquest of Central Asia was the 19th century’s most…

Our Bodies Their Battlefield – Christina Lamb, 25 June, 18.00

Click here to register We are delighted to be able to host this event jointly…