Basham, A.L. (Arthur Llewellyn)

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Dates:
Birth 1914-05-24
Death 1986-01-27
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

1941-1945 served in civil defence; 1948 lecturer, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; 1953 reader in South Asian history; 1957 professor in South Asian history; 1964-1965 director, the Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland; 1965-1979 foundation professor and head, the department of Oriental (Asian) civilisation(s), faculty of Oriental (Asian) studies at the Australian National University, Canberra; 1968-1970 dean, faculty of Oriental (Asian) studies at the Australian National University, Canberra; 1970 vice-president, the Australian Academy of Humanities; 1976 vice-president of the Asian Studies Association of Australia; 1979 president of the first International Conference on traditional Asian medicine.

Epithet: Indologist and historian

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001394.0x000155

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  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Sri Lanka, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)