Philip Mansel – The Sun King and the Sultan: Louis XIV and the Ottoman Empire

Event Date: 22 October 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Philip Mansel (Author) – The Sun King and the Sultan: Louis XIV and the Ottoman Empire Using unpublished archives and drawings, Dr Philip Mansel shows that the traditional alliance between France and the Ottoman Empire became a corner-stone of …

Elizabeth Sears – Academic Refugees in the 1930s: In and Around the Warburg Circle

Event Date: 22 October 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Professor Elizabeth Sears (University of Michigan) – Academic Refugees in the 1930s: In and Around the Warburg Circle Having accepted the necessity of exile, as they ventured into the unknown refugees had massive practicalities to contend with. This talk draws …