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SOAS, University of London: Andrew Huxley: T W Rhys Davids and the Forged Relics of the Buddha

Professor T.W. Rhys Davids (1843-1922) made himself into an expert on Pali Buddhism. He founded the Pali Text Society, the Buddhist Society, and initiated the campaign for a School of Oriental and African Studies. I concentrate on 1887 to 1906, the years in which he was employed as Secretary of the Royal Asiatic Society, and …

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ESA: Earth from Space | Cambodian rivers

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. A flooded landscape in Cambodia between the Mekong and Tonlé Sap rivers is featured in the one hundred forty-fourth edition.