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 is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Secretary, Mr Alan Attryde, who started his role at the end of January 2013. He can be contacted at the office on the number below.
PLEASE NOTE: 21 JUNE 2012: WE ARE AT OUR NEW ADDRESS - 25 ECCLESTON PLACE, LONDON SW1W 9NF (Click here for a map), ON THE FIRST FLOOR (ADJACENT TO THE COACH STATION ARRIVALS); THE TELEPHONE NUMBER REMAINS THE SAME - 020 7235 5122.
THE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVE HAVE NOW RE-OPENED.
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