Jessica Harrison-Hall: China’s Hidden Century (at SOAS Djam Lecture Theatre, joint event with The Meridian Society)

Djam Lecture Theatre, SOAS

Date:   Friday 1st December, 2023 Time:   19:00-21:00 Venue: Djam Lecture Theatre SOAS Main Building 10 Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square London WC1H 0XG   The Meridian Society is delighted to present the above event in association with the Royal Asiatic Society, the Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding and the SOAS Chinese Culture Society.   Visitors to…

Dr James White *Postponed*

Royal Asiatic Society Lecture Theatre 14 Stephenson Way, London, United Kingdom

This event has been postponed to early 2024. We will update this page once a date has been decided.

Nandini Das: Courting India – England, Mughal India and the Origins of Empire

Royal Asiatic Society Lecture Theatre 14 Stephenson Way, London, United Kingdom

  Courting India: England, Mughal India and the Origins of Empire: Nandini Das: Bloomsbury Publishing WINNER OF THE BRITISH ACADEMY BOOK PRIZE A SPECTATOR, WATERSTONES, BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE, PROSPECT AND HISTORY TODAY BOOK OF THE YEAR A profound and ground-breaking new history of one of the most important encounters in the history of colonialism: the British arrival in India in…

Dr Neil Schmid (Dunhuang Academy) King of Kings: Vestiges of Sasanian Sacral Kingship in 10th Century Dunhuang

Royal Asiatic Society Lecture Theatre 14 Stephenson Way, London, United Kingdom

  Dating from the fifth to the fourteenth century, the Mogao Caves near the oasis of Dunhuang in northwestern China contain a wealth of information charting the flows and interactions of diverse cultures across Eurasia. Donor portraits in particular furnish a remarkable range of data on the ethnicity, interregional relations, politics, and the social and…