The Royal Asiatic Society (RAS) is open to foreign passport holders with interests in Asian, and particularly Chinese studies. It provides a forum for anyone interested in China's history, culture, environment and contemporary issues, to meet and exchange ideas.
Membership of the society provides an opportunity to engage with scholars, artists and commentators working in the field of Asian studies, particularly China, and be involved with the work of an informed society devoted to sharing knowledge about China and Asia.
Membership includes free or discounted entry to all RAS events, invitations to two social events annually, a complimentary copy of the society's annual journal as well as access to the library's resources.
Membership fees are paid annually. Details of membership types and payment options are provided on the Membership Application Form, which can be obtained from the conveners of any RAS event, or online by clicking here.