Access to the Society's premises is still restricted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, though the Library is now open by appointment. Staff are continuing to work and should you have any enquiries, members of staff can be reached by email:
Director: Alison Ohta
Librarian: Edward Weech
Archivist: Emma Jones
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We send our best wishes to all our members and supporters. We hope everyone stays virus free and we look forward to resuming our activities once this difficult time has passed.
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.
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The Early Ottoman Peloponnese - Book Deal
We are happy to offer a discount for Georgios C. Liakopoulos' The Early Ottoman Peloponnese published by the Royal Asiatic Society Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt Fund. Please use the following link to purchase the book at a discounted price of £25 (RRP £40) with free shipping for the UK.
27/10/20 UPDATE ON THE BAYLY PRIZE
RAS Zoom Book Launch 31st October 11.30am
Reading Room to Re-Open from Thursday 23 July
Chinese Letter Hongs Project Now Live
October 31 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm