Jim Mallinson – A History of Yoga and Yoga Scholarship

in Academic Service - Archive by on February 11th, 2016

Event Date: 11 February 2016
Royal Asiatic Society
14 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD

 

The Royal Asiatic Society presents:

Dr Sir Jim Mallinson (SOAS) – A History of Yoga and Yoga Scholarship

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Federica Gigante – Collecting Islamic Art in seventeenth-century Italy: Ferdinando Cospi, the Medici Court and the Ottoman World

in Academic Service - Archive by on January 19th, 2016

Event Date: 19 January 2016
Royal Asiatic Society
14 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD

 

The Royal Asiatic Society presents:

Federica Gigante (The Warburg Institute and SOAS) – Collecting Islamic art in seventeenth-century Italy: Ferdinando Cospi, the Medici court and the Ottoman world

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Kaveh Bakhtiar – The British Mosque: fragments of an alternative architecture

in Academic Service - Archive by on December 10th, 2015

Event Date: 10 December 2015
Royal Asiatic Society
14 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD

 

The Royal Asiatic Society presents:

Mr Kaveh Bakhtiar (Independent Scholar) – The British Mosque: fragments of an alternative architecture

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John Earle – British Vice-Consul and Local Hero: Nicholas Loney and a Sweeter Life on a 19th Century Philippine Island

in Academic Service - Archive by on December 8th, 2015

Event Date: 8 December 2015
Royal Asiatic Society
14 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD

 

The Royal Asiatic Society presents:

Dr John Earle (University of Plymouth) – British Vice-Consul and Local Hero: Nicholas Loney and a Sweeter Life on a 19th Century Philippine Island

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Ben Outhwaite – Lewis, Gibson and the Discovery of the Cairo Genizah

in Academic Service - Archive by on November 12th, 2015

Event Date: 12 November 2015
Royal Asiatic Society
14 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD

 

The Royal Asiatic Society presents:

Dr. Ben Outhwaite (University of Cambridge) – Lewis, Gibson and the Discovery of the Cairo Genizah

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Richard Williams – Songs from behind the curtain: the influence of palace women on Hindustani music

in Academic Service - Archive by on October 20th, 2015

Event Date: 20 October 2015
Royal Asiatic Society
14 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD

 

The Royal Asiatic Society presents:

Dr. Richard Williams (Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford) – Songs from behind the curtain: the influence of palace women on Hindustani music

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Janice Stargardt – The Adoption of Buddhism in Burma (Myanmar)

in Academic Service - Archive by on October 8th, 2015

Event Date: 8 October 2015
Royal Asiatic Society
14 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD

 

The Royal Asiatic Society presents:

Professor Janice Stargardt  (Cambridge) – The Adoption of Buddhism in Burma (Myanmar):

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Fozia Bora – Did Salah al-Din destroy the Fatimids’ books? An historiographical enquiry.

in Academic Service - Archive by on September 16th, 2015

Event Date: 16 September 2015
Royal Asiatic Society
14 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD

 

The Royal Asiatic Society presents:

Dr. Fozia Bora (Leeds) – Did Salah al-Din destroy the Fatimids’ books? An historiographical enquiry.

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George Kam Wah Mak – The Annotation Question of the Chinese Protestant Bible in Late Qing China

in Academic Service - Archive by on June 18th, 2015

Event Date: 18 June 2015
Royal Asiatic Society
14 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD

 

The Royal Asiatic Society presents:

Dr George  Kam Wah Mak (Hong Kong Baptist University) – The Annotation Question of the Chinese Protestant Bible in Late Qing China

George Kam Wah Mak is Research Assistant Professor at David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University. Mak obtained his PhD in Chinese Studies from the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society and serves on the board of directors of the Christian Study Centre on Chinese Religion and Culture. His research on the history of the Chinese Protestant Bible earned him the Royal Asiatic Society’s Barwis-Holliday Award for Far Eastern Studies in 2014 and Special Mention in Stephen C. Soong Translation Studies Memorial Awards 2010. Mak authored The British and Foreign Bible Society and the Translation of the Mandarin Chinese Union Version (in Chinese) (Hong Kong: Christian Study Centre on Chinese Religion and Culture, 2010). He also contributed to Religious Publishing and Print Culture in Modern China, 1800-2012 edited by Philip Clart and Gregory Adam Scott (Boston; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015). Mak’s forthcoming monograph, Protestant Bible Translation and Mandarin as the National Language of China, will be published by Brill in its book series ‘Sinica Leidensia’.

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Eugene Rogan – The Dardanelles Campaign viewed from both sides of the trenches

in Academic Service - Archive by on May 14th, 2015

Event Date: 14 May 2015
Royal Asiatic Society
14 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD

 

The Royal Asiatic Society presents:

Dr Eugene Rogan (Oxford) – The Dardanelles Campaign viewed from both sides of the trenches

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