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RSAA

THE ROYAL SOCIETY FOR ASIAN AFFAIRS

Formerly the Central Asian Society, the RSAA was founded in 1901 to promote understanding of Asia.

Golden Buddha in West Bengal

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LECTURES

The RSAA prides itself on having one of the best lecture programmes in London. Members can attend in person, or watch past lectures online.

The Sun Temple at Martand

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ASIAN AFFAIRS

The RSAA's well-respected journal is published three times a year. Members receive hard copies and can also access articles online.

Tiles from the Ulug Beg Madrassa in Samarkand

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TOURS AND EXPEDITIONS

Exploration is at the heart of the RSAA. We organise regular, members-only tours to all corners of Asia, including remote destinations.

Nubra Valley, Ladakh

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LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES

The RSAA conserves a library of several thousand books, and also a significant archive of photographs, slides, maps and personal papers.

The Kalyan Minaret in Bukhara

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EDUCATION

The RSAA is registered charity 212152 and educates the public through its lectures, journal and 6th Form Day for schools.

Dard Children in the Suru Valley, Kargil

Asian Affairs Blog

The official blog of the RSAA and the Asian Affairs journal

Short articles, accounts and commentary of interest to RSAA members

Golden Buddha in West Bengal

INTRODUCTION TO THE RSAA

The RSAA is a lively, London-based society with members around the world. We seek to promote understanding and appreciation of Asia through lectures, social events and publications.

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RSAA 2016 TOUR OF BHUTAN

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ARCHIVES SHOWCASE

Photography & Slides

Our photographic collection contains images from the late 19th century to the present.

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Maps

Our map collection includes hand-drawn and printed maps covering all parts of Asia.

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Personal Papers

We conserve the personal papers of historical figures, as well as paintings and sketches.

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Photography & Slides

Our photographic collection contains images from the late 19th century to the present.

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Personal Papers

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26 August 15
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UPCOMING EVENT

Silk Road Economic Belt and China’s Growing Influence in Central Asia: A View From the ground

Where: The Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1

Commences at 1.15pm

A Sandwich lunch with wine and/or soft drinks is available from 12.30pm but must be booked in advance by the previous day. £10 with wine or £7 with soft drink.


Tickets: Members and their guests only. Free

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25 August 2015

Raising money for the recent Nepal earthquake victims. 30 August 2015

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Elephant 1931

29 July 2015

Yoshia Hiroshi: A Japanese Artist in India

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Cap with leaves and flowers. www.http://jameelcentre.ashmolean.org/collection/921/object/10876

29 July 2015

Dressing for the Great Game: the Robert Shaw Collection of Central Asian Garments

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2 June 2015

Dealers from Asian Art in London exhibit antique and contemporary Asian art for sale.

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Royal Society for Asian Affairs. Registered Charity Number: 212152.
25 Eccleston Place, London, SW1W-9NF. England. Tel: 020 7235 5122 email: info@rsaa.org.uk

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