The Royal Society for Asian Affairs

Advancing knowledge of Asia since 1901

The Royal Society for Asian Affairs upholds free speech and open debate, is independent of governments and political bodies and does not take institutional positions on issues of policy at its meetings or in its publications.

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Asian Affairs

Asian Affairs is the quarterly journal of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs, published continuously since 1914.

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Library & Archive

Discover our extensive collection of books, personal papers, maps, drawings and photographs…

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Upcoming Events

Annual General Meeting 2021

8 Septmeber 2021, 14.00

Is Britain Really an Indo-Pacific Power?

The Lord Denman Memorial Lecture
Lord Ricketts GCMG GCVO, 8 September 2021, 15.00

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