The Royal Society for Asian Affairs (RSAA) exists to promote greater knowledge and understanding of Central Asia and countries from the Middle East to Japan. The Society hosts lectures and encourages debate on a wide variety of topics, from literature and the arts, exploration and the environment, to cultural, military and political history and current affairs.
This website brings together much of our work and activities, including the list of forthcoming or recorded lectures, see what is in our most recent journal, find out about our country-specific interests, and our collections: the archive and the library.
THE ROYAL SOCIETY FOR ASIAN AFFAIRS' ADDRESS - 25 ECCLESTON PLACE, LONDON SW1W 9NF (Click here for a map), (ADJACENT TO THE COACH STATION ARRIVALS) ON THE FIRST FLOOR; THE TELEPHONE NUMBER REMAINS THE SAME - 020 7235 5122.
NEW SUBSCRIPTIONS RATES FROM JANUARY 2014
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www.theconwaybulletin.com An Independent news sheet covering Central Asia and the South Caucasus since 2010
Contemporary South Asian Youth Cultures and Fashion Symposium 25 and 26 September 2014 more…
The Art and Archaeology of the Indian Sub-Continent A series of 27 lectures over three terms at the Bhavan Centre more…
Soqotra: Life in the Arabian Periphery Thanos has an excellent collection of photographs of Socotra having participated in two expeditions there
Churchill's First War: Young Winston & the Taliban A riveting and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first campaign, in Afghanistan in the 1890's, offering shocking parallels into today's Afghan war