While onsite events remain suspended, the Society's Reading Room has now re-opened on an appointment basis and we continue to run an active events programme online. Staff are contactable and should you have any enquiries, can be reached by email:
Director: Alison Ohta
Librarian: Edward Weech
Archivist: Emma Jones
Journal Executive Editor: Charlotte de Blois
We send our best wishes to all our members and supporters. We hope everyone stays virus free and we look forward to resuming our full programme of 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.
Latest News: Lectures, Collections and Prizes
March and April Events
To register for any event please contact Matty at mb AT royalasiaticsociety DOT org who will send you a zoom link to attend.
9th March Dr Simon Kaner's Lecture has been postponed to later in the year, exact date tbc
16th March Dr Hannah Theaker 'China’s Little Mecca: Changing Islamic Landscapes of China’s Northwest in the Late Qing, 1860-1911'
23rd March Dr Ronan Lee Book Launch of 'Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide: Identity, History and Hate Speech'
25th March RAS Collections Evening
These events will take place at 6.30pm GMT over Zoom.