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June Events at the Royal Asiatic Society in London

Dear All,

The following lectures and events will take place in June 2016 at the RAS, 14 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD. Unless otherwise specified, the events are free and open to all.

Wednesday 1st June at 6.30pm: Professor Lubenow (Stockton University, USA) lecture - 'West to East / East to West: The Royal Asiatic Society and Western Knowledge of Asia'.

Thursday 9th June at 6pm: Professor Sarah Ansari (Royal Holloway) 'India at War: The Bombay Presidency's "Home Front", 1914-1918'.

ANN, Celia Washington at the Royal Asiatic Society, 26th May at 6.30pm

Dear All,

Please join us on May 26th at 6.30pm to hear Celia Washington give the lecture, ‘Artist in Residence: Celia Washington and the Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre’.

The talk is part of the RAS Britain-Nepal 1816-2016 Series and will be held at the Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD.

Author: 
Randall J. Sasaki
Reviewer: 
Sila Tripati

Tripati on Sasaki, 'The Origins of the Lost Fleet of the Mongol Empire'


Randall J. Sasaki. The Origins of the Lost Fleet of the Mongol Empire. Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology Series. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 216 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62349-194-9.

Reviewed by Sila Tripati (CSIR National Institute of Oceanography)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Mongol Maritime Efforts

H-Net reviews posted to the web 16 May - 23 May 2016 (Asia-related)

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

The following Asia-related reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between 16 May 2016 and 23 May 2016.

Reviewed for H-Buddhism by Hung-yok Ip
   Hammerstrom, Erik J..  _Science of Chinese Buddhism: Early Twentieth-Century Engagements, The_.  New York: Columbia University Press, 2015.  264 pp.  $50.00, ISBN 978-0-231-17034-5.

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Author: 
Randall J. Sasaki
Reviewer: 
Sila Tripati

Tripati on Sasaki, 'The Origins of the Lost Fleet of the Mongol Empire'


Randall J. Sasaki. The Origins of the Lost Fleet of the Mongol Empire. Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology Series. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 216 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62349-194-9.

Reviewed by Sila Tripati (CSIR National Institute of Oceanography)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Mongol Maritime Efforts

Author: 
Barry Cunliffe
Reviewer: 
Stewart Gordon

Gordon on Cunliffe, 'By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia'


Barry Cunliffe. By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Maps, illustrations. 512 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-968917-0.

Reviewed by Stewart Gordon (Independent Scholar, associated with the South Asia Center, University of Michigan)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Eurasia

Author: 
Ursula Toyka
Reviewer: 
Rob Linrothe

Linrothe on Toyka, 'The Splendours of Paradise: Murals and Epigraphic Documents at the Early Ming Buddhist Monastery Fahai Si (Volumes 1 and 2)'


Ursula Toyka. The Splendours of Paradise: Murals and Epigraphic Documents at the Early Ming Buddhist Monastery Fahai Si (Volumes 1 and 2). Sankt Augustin: Institut Monumenta Serica, 2014. 2 volumes, 990 pp. EUR 150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-8050-0617-0.

Reviewed by Rob Linrothe (Northwestern University)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Ming-Era Monasteries

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June Events at the Royal Asiatic Society in London

Dear All,

The following lectures and events will take place in June 2016 at the RAS, 14 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD. Unless otherwise specified, the events are free and open to all.

Wednesday 1st June at 6.30pm: Professor Lubenow (Stockton University, USA) lecture - 'West to East / East to West: The Royal Asiatic Society and Western Knowledge of Asia'.

Thursday 9th June at 6pm: Professor Sarah Ansari (Royal Holloway) 'India at War: The Bombay Presidency's "Home Front", 1914-1918'.

ANN, Celia Washington at the Royal Asiatic Society, 26th May at 6.30pm

Dear All,

Please join us on May 26th at 6.30pm to hear Celia Washington give the lecture, ‘Artist in Residence: Celia Washington and the Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre’.

The talk is part of the RAS Britain-Nepal 1816-2016 Series and will be held at the Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD.