Welcome to the Royal Asiatic Society. The Royal Asiatic Society provides a forum for those who are interested in the languages, cultures and history of Asia to meet and exchange ideas. Come and join us!
A portico of four columns. Ram Raz Collection c.1825
Kunisato Triptych: View of Akabane, Yedo, early evening. From an album of theatrical prints presented by Herbert Charles Fanshawe, December 1923
Tod Collection: Rana Jai Singh of Newar being weighed, Udaipur
Demons and kings seated in two main rows. Illustration from the Adi parva of the Mahabharata.
The Inaugural Bayly Prize. A £2500 award for a distinguished thesis in an Asian subject falling within the scope of the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society or of Modern Asian Studies. http://royalasiaticsociety.org/about-us/the-bayly-prize-applications-and-nominations/
The RAS is delighted to launch a Digital Library, hosting a variety of digitized treasures from our historic collections. Please see here for more details: http://royalasiaticsociety.org/royal-asiatic-society-launches-digital-library/