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South Asia Archive and Library Group – Spring gathering

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm BST

South Asia Archive and Library Group

Spring gathering, Monday 15 May 2023 at

The Royal Asiatic Society

14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD



10am – 3.30pm


10.00– 10.30 Welcome and registration (with tea and coffee) Alison Ohta,

Royal Asiatic Society


10.30 – 11.15 The Royal Asiatic Society Bicentenary: commemorating and reflecting on two centuries of collecting and scholarly exchange’ Edward Weech,

Royal Asiatic Society

11.15 – 12.00 Rediscovering the women of Tipu Sultan’s court in colonial archives Jennifer Howes,

Art Historian

12.00 – 12.45 Lunch (provided) and networking


12.45 – 1.15 RAS Collections Exhibition


1.15– 2.00 Afghanistan’s Centenary at the RAS Bicentenary: from Tilya Tepe to Taliban Burzine Waghmar, SOAS
2.00 – 2.15 Tea and coffee




2.15 – 3.00 Linking Data from South Asian Research Collections for the Historical Sociography of the Jaina Traditions: Recent Findings and Future Directions Peter Flugel, SOAS
3.00 – 3.30 SAALG business meeting  
3.30 End




The charge will be £20 per person (in cash or cheque on the day). Please e-mail hedley.sutton@bl.uk if you intend to come.


May 15
10:00 am - 3:30 pm BST


Royal Asiatic Society Council Room
14 Stephenson Way
London, NW1 2HD United Kingdom
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