Asia Research Institute

Tomlinson Lecture

Previous lectures



Professor Joseph Fewsmith (Boston University)
14 March 2019 
The Domestic Roots of Cross-Strait Relations: China and Taiwan in the Evolving Asian Context




Sara Hossain 
22 March 2018 
Freedom of Expression in Bangladesh: space for dissent closes down

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Sara Hossain
Sara Hossain
Sara Hossain


Kavita Krishnan, Secretary of the All India Progressive Women's Association
3 March 2016
Violence Against Women in India: Is 'Culture' The Culprit, or Structure?

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Professor Antonio Donini 
20 November 2014
Humanitarian Landscapes: Deep Lessons from Afghanistan 

A summary of the lecture is available on the IAPS blog.

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Antonio Donini
Antonio Donini
Antonio Donini


Craig Murray, former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan and author of Murder in Samarkand
14 November 2013
Misunderstanding Central Asia - Deliberately

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After the Tomlinson Memorial Lecture, Impact News caught up with Craig Murray to find out about his perspectives on recent national security developments, his life as a British Ambassador, his take on the new 'Ambassador' series and what his plans are for the future. Read the full interview in Impact magazine.

Craig Murray
Craig Murray
Craig Murray


Professor Barry Buzan (London School of Economics)
29 November 2012
The Outlook for China's "Peaceful Rise"


Dr Elaheh Rostami-Povey (School of African and Oriental Studies)
24 November 2011
Iran's Influence: A Religious-Political State and Society in its Region


Isabel Hilton (Editor of China Dialogue and Columnist of The Guardian)
6 May 2010
After Copenhagen: China and Global Climate Change


Professor Hans van de Ven (Cambridge University)
4 December 2008
The Neglected Ally: China in World War Two

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