Mr Jonathan Mirsky

Bio

Jonathan Mirsky is a journalist, lecturer and former academic. He studied at Columbia, Cambridge and the University of Pennsylvania and taught at Cambridge, Pennsylvania and Dartmouth. He made six visits to Tibet while he was the Observer's correspondent in China from 1983 to 1993. He was East Asia editor of The Times from 1993 to 1998.

Lectures to The Society

Title Type Date
Tibet: China's West Bank? Lecture Mar 2009

Articles in the Journal

Tibet: China's Gaza?
  Mr Jonathan Mirsky
  Asian Affairs, Volume 40 Number 3 November 2009

Images of Asia

Forthcoming Events

Wed 24 Sep Why Kashmir is Still Important at The Royal Astronomical Society

News

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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