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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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University of London: Otto von Bismarck: A Bicentennial exhibition and lecture at the Institute of Historical Research

Otto von Bismarck: A Bicentennial exhibition and lecture at the Institute of Historical Research Speakers: Lawrence Goldman (Director of the Institute of Historical Research) Dr Karina Urbach (IHR Senior Research Fellow) Peter Ammon (Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Kingdom) Dr Ulf Morgenstern (Bismarck Foundation) Professor Jonathan Steinberg (University of Pennsylvania) …

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