Lecture Recordings

Video_418 The Iranian Revolution of 1979

Speaker: Hon James Buchan
Date: May 8, 2013

Duration: 1h 05m
Video_418 The Travels of Lapis Lazuli, a Precious Afghan Gem

Speaker: Ms Sarah Searight
Date: Apr 17, 2013

Duration: 1h 02m
Video_418 Success & Failure in Economic Development across Nine Major East Asian Economies

Speaker: Mr Joe Studwell
Date: Apr 3, 2013

Duration: 1h 07m
Video_418 Afghanistan and the new Jihad

Speaker: Mr Oliver Botes
Date: Mar 22, 2013

Duration: 0h 24m
Video_418 The Forgotten Coast of Malabar
Safeguarding Cultural Heritage in the southernmost-state of India
Speaker: Mr Abhed Ravikumar
Date: Mar 22, 2013

Duration: 0h 22m
Rsaalogo160 Are there lessons for the West in Sri Lankan counterinsurgency?

Speaker: Mr Felix Vicat
Date: Mar 22, 2013

Duration: 0h 32m
Video_418 My Unconventional Playground
Mountaineering in Afghanistan
Speaker: Ms Malgosia Skowronska
Date: Mar 22, 2013

Duration: 0h 21m
Video_418 The Knights Hospitalier:
Their Relations with the Indigenous People in Palestine & Syria, 1100 - 1291
Speaker: Dr Jonathan Riley-Smith Knight Grand Cross of Grace & Devotion, Sovereign Military Order of Malta; Knight of Justice, Most Vener
Date: Mar 20, 2013

Duration: 1h 00m
Video_418 The Archives and Treasures

Speaker: Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones
Date: Mar 14, 2013

Duration: 0h 41m
Video_418 Indonesia
Good Enough is Good Enough
Speaker: Mr John Aglionby
Date: Mar 6, 2013

Duration: 0h 49m

Images of Asia

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


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…

17th Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies (IABS) University of Vienna, Austria. 18 - 23 August 2014 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…

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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