Forthcoming Events

Lectures are open to Members only, who may however normally bring one guest.

Members who would like a sandwich lunch (12.30 pm) should notify the office by 2.30 pm of the last working day before the lecture

Wed 24 Sep 2014
1:15PM
Lecture Why Kashmir is Still Important
Ms Victoria Schofield
The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 1 Oct 2014
1:15PM
Lecture Experiences of Asia
Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles KCMG LVO
The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 1 Oct 2014
7:30PM
Dinnerclub What Future for Kurdistan and Iraq?
Ms Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman
Tue 7 Oct 2014
6:30PM
Library K2: The Italian Mountain?
Mr Mick Confrey
The RSAA Library
Wed 15 Oct 2014
7:00PM
Lecture The Great Game: Central Asia Overland
Mr John Beardmore
St Peter's Church Parish Hall
Fri 17 Oct 2014
7:00PM
Junior Younger Members' Meeting
The East India Club
Wed 29 Oct 2014
1:15PM
Lecture Do We Understand the Asians? What Can We Learn from Them?
Sir Nicholas Barrington KCMG CVO
The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 5 Nov 2014
6:30PM
Library Soviet Nomads Searching for a New Identity in the Countries of the Central Asian Region
Mr Zbyeszek Pawlak
The RSAA Library
Wed 12 Nov 2014
1:15PM
Lecture Travels Through Kurdistan
Sir Terence Clark KBE CMG CVO
The Royal Astronomical Society
Mon 17 Nov 2014
7:30PM
Dinnerclub China - Frenemy?
Lady Pauline Neville-Jones DCMG PC
Wed 26 Nov 2014
7:00PM
Lecture On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads
Mr Tim Cope
St Peter's Church Parish Hall
Wed 10 Dec 2014
1:15PM
Lecture My House in Damascus: Contemporary Syrian Society from the Inside
Ms Diana Darke
The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 14 Jan 2015
7:00PM
Lecture Flora of the Silk Road
Mr Chris Gardner, Mrs Basak Gardner
St Peter's Church Parish Hall
Mon 19 Jan 2015
7:30PM
Dinnerclub Yemen: A Colourful and Challenging Place to Be
Mr Alistair Galloway
Wed 28 Jan 2015
1:15PM
Lecture The British Mandate - and the British Raj - in Iraq
Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones
The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 4 Feb 2015
1:15PM
Lecture Diehard: The Life of Sir Michael O'Dwyer
Mr Nick Lloyd
The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 11 Feb 2015
6:30PM
Library 'The Taming of the Dragon' and 'A Degree of Concern' - two short films
Sir Robert ffolkes Bt OBE, Mr Syed Fayaz
The RSAA Library
Tue 17 Feb 2015
7:19PM
Lecture A series of talks by Awardees of the SPHMA & JP-T awards
St Peter's Church Parish Hall
Wed 4 Mar 2015
1:15PM
Lecture 'Unshook till the End of Time': Relations between Britain and Oman, 1650 - 1975
Mr Stuart Laing, Mr Robert Alston
The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 11 Mar 2015
6:30PM
Library August Schoefft (1809-1888) - A Hungarian who became the National Painter of the Sikhs
Ms Agnes Meszaros
The RSAA Library
Wed 18 Mar 2015
1:15PM
Lecture Report back on the Society's Tour to Myanmar
Dr Julian Brown
The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 25 Mar 2015
7:00PM
Lecture The Emperor Far Away: Travels at the Edge of China
Mr David Elmer
St Peter's Church Parish Hall
Wed 15 Apr 2015
1:15PM
Lecture The Third River - The Iraq Petroleum Story, 1879 - 1979
Mr Michael Quentin Morton
The Royal Astronomical Society

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Forthcoming Events

Wed 24 Sep Why Kashmir is Still Important at The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 1 Oct Experiences of Asia at The Royal Astronomical Society
Tue 7 Oct K2: The Italian Mountain? at The RSAA Library
Wed 15 Oct The Great Game: Central Asia Overland at St Peter's Church Parish Hall

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Expedition Silk Road Treasures from the Hermitage Exhibition at the Hermitage, Amsterdam, ends 5 September 2014 more…

Dunhuang Culture and Art Hong Kong Heritage Museum from 28 November 2014 - 16 March 2015 more…

PIAC 57th Annual Meeting 9 - 14 September 2014 more…

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle A rich collection of items from across Asia, the Middle East and other areas more…

Contemporary South Asian Youth Cultures and Fashion Symposium 25 and 26 September 2014 more…

Recent Recordings

Soqotra: Life in the Arabian Periphery Thanos has an excellent collection of photographs of Socotra having participated in two expeditions there

Churchill's First War: Young Winston & the Taliban A riveting and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first campaign, in Afghanistan in the 1890's, offering shocking parallels into today's Afghan war

A Journey to the Source of the Oxus

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