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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Events

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Upcoming Events

Arts and Minds: Healing Post-Conflict Trauma in the Middle East

Cléa Daridan (Community Jameel) Christopher Bailey (WHO), Rand Abdul Jabbar and Venetia Porter (British Museum)
From our series “Culture, Conflict and Recovery in Asia”
6 July 2022, 14.00 BST

Kazakhstan, Six Months On

Joanna Lillis
Royal Astronomical Society and online
27 July 2022 12.30 BST

Hugh Leach in the Hindu Kush, 1997, with the Royal Russell School CCF Expendition
Just Hugh – Hugh Raymond Leach Remembered

Book launch at the East India Club
4 October 2022, 18.00

Building on Culture from Lombok to Delhi via Kolkata

Moe Chiba, UNESCO Jakarta in discussion with Amitava Bhattacharya, Benny Usdianto and Arti Jaiman
From our series Culture, Conflict and Recovery in Asia
12 October 2022 10.30 BST

Cultural Emergency Response

Sanne Letschert, Prince Claus Fund
From our series Culture, Conflict and Recovery in Asia
2 November 2022 14.00 BST

Restoring Historic Kabul

The Aga Khan Cultural Service Afghanistan
From our series “Culture, Conflict and Recovery in Asia”
23 November 2022, 14.00 GMT

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