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Dr Hannah K. Bartos Book Launch: Modern Transnational Yoga: The Transmission of Posture Practice

23 June 2022
6.30pm Friday 8th July – Dr Hannah K. Bartos Book Launch: Modern Transnational Yoga: The Transmission of Posture Practice

Professor Sujit Sivasundaram: Colombo in Global History

1 June 2022
6.30pm Thursday 9th June – Professor Sujit Sivasundaram: Colombo in Global History

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

5 May 2022
6.30pm Thursday 19th May – Book Launch – ‘Cartooning China: Punch, Power, and Politics in the Victorian Era’ By Dr Amy Matthewson

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

29 April 2022
6.30pm Thursday 12th May – AGM Lecture: Vaseem Khan: Killing Gandhi, Dante's Divine Comedy, and India at the crossroads

*POSTPONED* Award of the RAS Medal: Professors Robert and Carole Hillenbrand

24 March 2022
Thursday 7th April 6.30pm Award of the RAS Medal: Professors Robert and Carole Hillenbrand

Launch of the 2022 Bayly Prize

22 February 2022
Applications and nominations are now open for the 2022 Bayly Prize

Dr Stefano Gandolfo: Of Trees and Rivers: Cultural Assumptions within Digital Humanities

16 February 2022
6.30pm Thursday 10th February – Dr Mallika Leuzinger: Amateur photography in and beyond twentieth-century India

Dr Mallika Leuzinger: Amateur photography in and beyond twentieth-century India

3 February 2022
6.30pm Thursday 10th February – Dr Mallika Leuzinger: Amateur photography in and beyond twentieth-century India

Dr Farouk Yahya: Talismans with the names of the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus/Ashab al-Kahf in Southeast Asia

17 January 2022
6.30pm Thursday 27th January – Dr Farouk Yahya: Talismans with the names of the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus/Ashab al-Kahf in Southeast Asia

Dr Kate Franklin: Living the Silk Road Everyday in Medieval Armenia

7 January 2022
6.30pm Thursday13th January – Dr Kate Franklin: Living the Silk Road Everyday in Medieval Armenia.