July 2009
Asian Affairs;Jul2009, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p349
Academic Journal
Information about several lectures given at a presentation sponsored by the Royal Society for Asian Affairs and the School of Oriental and African Studies concerning Asian areas of interest is presented. Topics include Russia's goals and interests regarding its neighbors, Iranian history and the degree to which the Iranian people see themselves as distinct from the Middle East, and conditions in China after the Olympics. Information on the Sir Peter Holmes Memorial Award is also given.


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