Council Meeting

Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London

Dr. Jennifer Howes: The Story Tellers of Mysore: Tipu Sultan’s female entourage and the 1806 Vellore Mutiny

After the Fourth Mysore War, when the British were dismantling Tipu Sultan's establishment, the East India Company unexpectedly took charge of 601 women who resided permanently inside Srirangapatnam Palace. Along with Tipu's sons, they were moved 200 miles east, to Vellore Fort, in the Company-controlled territory of Madras Presidency. Documentation about these court women held…

Leena Dhingra Book Launch: Exhumation – The Life and Death of Madan Lal Dhingra

Royal Asiatic Society Lecture Theatre 14 Stephenson Way, London

Join us at 6.30pm on Monday 13th December for the book launch of Leena Dhingra's Exhumation: The Life and Death of Madan Lal Dhingra. On 17th August 1909, Madan Lal Dhingra was executed in Pentonville Prison for the assassination of Sir William Hutt Curzon Wyllie, a high-ranking official from the British India office. Viewed as a…

Library Committee

Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London

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