Cheryl Porter – Painting Manuscripts with Metals and Insects: Grind or flatten, catch and cook

Event Date: 21 May 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Cheryl Porter (Director of the Montefiascione Project) – Painting Manuscripts with Metals and Insects: Grind or flatten, catch and cook Introduction by Professor Anthony Stockwell (RAS): ————— Talk: ————— Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] share this …

Simon Wolfgang Fuchs – When Tehran was the Brightest Star: A Global History of the 1979 Iranian Revolution

Event Date: 25 April 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Simon Wolfgang Fuchs (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg) – When Tehran was the Brightest Star: A Global History of the 1979 Iranian Revolution Dr. Simon Wolfgang Fuchs is a Lecturer in Islamic and Middle East Studies at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany. He …

Rayna Denison – The Hidden History of Studio Ghibli: Short Films, Advertising and the Industrial Reality of Japanese Animation

Event Date:11 April 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Rayna Denison (University of East Anglia) – The Hidden History of Studio Ghibli: Short Films, Advertising and the Industrial Reality of Japanese Animation While Studio Ghibli’s films have become famous around the world, their animation production in other areas remains …

Yossef Rapoport – Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo

Event Date: 7 March 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Yossef Rapoport (Queen Mary, UoL) – Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo – Lecture and Book Launch About a millennium ago, an unknown author in Cairo completed a large and richly illustrated book. In …

Oliver Crawford – The Languages of Indonesian Socialism

Event Date: 19 February 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Oliver Crawford (University of Cambridge) – The Languages of Indonesian Socialism In the interwar years, Marxism exercised a powerful influence on Indonesian intellectual and political life. The most conspicuous proof of the spread of Marxism was the formation of …

Cailah Jackson – The Arts of the Book in a Time of Conflict: Manuscripts of Late Medieval Konya

Event Date: 10 January 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Cailah Jackson (Oxford University) – The Arts of the Book in a Time of Conflict: Manuscripts of Late Medieval Konya This presentation will discuss several illuminated manuscripts produced in Konya between 1278 and 1332. Consisting mainly of works by …