A portico of four columns. Ram Raz Collection c.1825
Kunisato Triptych: View of Akabane, Yedo, early evening. From an album of theatrical prints presented by Herbert Charles Fanshawe, December 1923
Tod Collection: Rana Jai Singh of Newar being weighed, Udaipur
Demons and kings seated in two main rows. Illustration from the Adi parva of the Mahabharata.
The Society is delighted to have acquired the A.C. Graham Library and Archive, which has been donated by the Graham family. Angus C. Graham (1919-1991) was a central figure in the field of Chinese studies in post-war Britain. For more details of the donation see https://royalasiaticsociety.org/royal-asiatic-society-acquires-a-c-graham-collection/
The Royal Asiatic Society is now accepting submissions for the next presentation of the Staunton Award. If you are a current PhD student or ―if you passed your doctorate on or after 1st January 2014 ―you will be eligible to submit. All short-listed articles will be published in the journal.
The RAS is delighted to launch a Digital Library, hosting a variety of digitized treasures from our historic collections. Please see here for more details: https://royalasiaticsociety.org/royal-asiatic-society-launches-digital-library/
***POSTPONED TO 26th FEBRUARY AT REQUEST OF SPEAKER***Deborah Freeman Fahid (Independent Scholar) – The Àger Rock Crystal Chessmen: Some Early Medieval Imports from the Iranian World?January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dr. John Clarke (V&A Museum) – Collecting Tibet at the South Kensington Museum: the legacy of the 1904 expedition and beyondFebruary 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm