Award of the RAS Medal: Professors Robert and Carole Hillenbrand

For Zoom registration please email Matty Bradley at mb@royalasiaticsociety.org   Professor Carole Hillenbrand was appointed Professor of Islamic History in 2000 at the University of Edinburgh and was awarded an OBE for services to Higher Education in 2009. In 2005, she was awarded the King Faisal Prize for Islamic Studies, (the first non-Muslim to be…

Library Committee

Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London

Council Meeting

Royal Asiatic Society Council Room 14 Stephenson Way, London

AGM Lecture- Vaseem Khan: Killing Gandhi, Dante’s Divine Comedy, and India at the crossroads

Royal Asiatic Society Lecture Theatre 14 Stephenson Way, London

In this lecture bestselling crime fiction author Vaseem Khan examines the journey India has made from the point of regaining her sovereignty after centuries of British rule to a nation that now hovers on the brink of superpower status. Vaseem’s Malabar House novels are set in 1950s Bombay, just a few years after Indian Independence, the assassination…

Book Launch – ‘Cartooning China: Punch, Power, and Politics in the Victorian Era’ By Dr Amy Matthewson

Royal Asiatic Society Lecture Theatre 14 Stephenson Way, London

Thursday 19th May at 6.30pm   Cartooning China" Punch, Power, and Politics in the Victorian Era explores the series of cartoons of China and the Chinese that were published in the popular British satirical magazine Punch over a sixty-year period from 1841 to 1901.  This talk will give an overview of the book by taking a look at…