Mr Angus McDowall

Affiliation The Sunday Telegraph
Bio After taking a degree in Arabic and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at Durham University, Angus McDowall lived in Tehran from 2003 to 2007 as correspondent for Middle East Economic Digest, Middle East International, The Independent and later The Economist. He now works at the foreign desk of The Sunday Telegraph.

Lectures to The Society

Title Type Date
Iran Observed: The Rise of the Iranian Neo-Conservatives Lecture May 2008

Articles in the Journal

Iran Observed: the Rise of the Iranian Neo-conservatives
  Mr Angus McDowall
  Asian Affairs, Volume 39 Number 3 November 2008

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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