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The Lost Art of Mingling: Cosmopolitanism and Pluralism in Asian Societies

Michael Vatikiotis, 7 July 2021, 14.00

Leading Indonesia in Troubled Times: Jokowi’s Remarkable Rise

Ben Bland, 16 June 2021, 13.00

Explaining the Enduring Appeal of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Hannah Lucinda Smith and Sir John Goulden GCMG in conversation, 19 May 2021, 14.00

Traditional Costumes and Heritage of Saudi Arabia

Richard Wilding, 2 June 2021, 14.00

Remnants of Partition

Aanchal Malhotra, 30 June 2021, 14.00

Jakarta: a Misunderstood City

Herald van der Linde, Wednesday, 17 February, 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…

Arab Federation: the United Arab Emirates then and now – Dr Frauke Heard-Bey on 17 June

Click here to register Not long ago the UAE was considered a ‘developing’ country. Yet,…

Romantic Road – an epic drive across rural India with Rupert and Jan Grey – a webinar on 3 June

Click here to register Watch the film of an improbable journey.  Rupert and Jan Grey…