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Latest News

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.

Happy Holidays!

16 December 2021
Happy Holidays! – Thank you for your support throughout 2021.

Book Launch: Leena Dhingra

8 December 2021
6.30pm Monday 13th December – The hybrid book launch of Leena Dhingra's Exhumation: The Life and Death of Madan Lal Dhingra.

Book Launch: Dr Bora Keskiner

8 December 2021
6.30pm Friday 10th December – The book launch of Dr Bora Keskiner's Yāqūt al-Musta'simī and the Practise of Naql in Islamic Calligraphy

Lecture: Dr Jennifer Howes

8 December 2021
6.30pm Thursday 9th December – Dr Jennifer Howes on ‘The Story Tellers of Mysore: Tipu Sultan’s female entourage and the 1806 Vellore Mutiny’

Latest News: Lectures, Collections and Prizes

6 May 2021
Thursday 14th October – Professor Simon Kaner: The Rehabilitation of Myth in the Archaeology of Ancient Japan and Korea This event will take place at 6.30pm as a hybrid event.

BAYLY PRIZE 2021

6 April 2021
Applications are now closed for the 2021 prize.

March and April Events

26 March 2021
March and April 2021 Events

APPLICATIONS INVITED FOR THE BAYLY PRIZE 2021

10 March 2021
APPLICATIONS INVITED FOR THE BAYLY PRIZE 2021 Submissions are now invited from graduates of any British or Irish university who have completed and been approved for the Ph.D degree for a thesis in the field of Asian studies in a subject falling within the scope of the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society or of Modern Asian Studies.