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Asian Studies

Additional Resources

Additional resources and organizations for Asian Studies.

  • Association for Asian Studies (AAS)

    The AAS is a scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons interested in Asia and the study of Asia. Through its publications, online resources, regional conferences, and annual conference, the AAS provides its members with a unique and invaluable professional network.

  • Asia Society

    Founded in 1956, Asia Society is the leading global and pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of the United States and Asia. They seek to enhance dialogue, encourage creative expression, and generate new ideas across the fields of arts and culture, policy and business, and education.

  • International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS)

    The IIAS is a postdoctoral research centre based in Leiden and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It was jointly established in 1993 by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), Leiden University, the Universiteit van Amsterdam (UVA) and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).

  • National Committee for Information Resources on Asia (NACIRA)

    Established in March 2008, its objectives are to provide a general forum for librarians, archivists and researchers involved in the collection, development and use of library resources and services for Asian and Middle Eastern studies.

  • Japan Society

    Japan Society is an American nonprofit organization supported by individuals, foundations and corporations that brings the people of Japan and the United States closer together through mutual understanding, appreciation and cooperation.

  • British Association for South Asian Studies (BASAS)

    The supports advanced research in the humanities and social sciences of South Asia. One of the overseas organisations grant-aided by the British Academy, it is a registered charity (number 264591).

  • European Association for South Asian Studies (EASAS)

    EASAS is a charitable, academic association engaged in the support of research and teaching concerning South Asia with regard to all periods and fields of study. The objectives of EASAS are to promote South Asian Studies in all countries of Europe.

  • Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS)

    Established in 1993, the RCSS, an independent, non-profit and non-governmental organizationis, is a South Asian regional think tank, based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It enables scholars and other professionals to address, individually and collectively, problems and issues of topical interest for all South Asian countries.

  • South Asia Archive & Library Group (SAALG)

    Formed in 1967, the SAALG consists of representatives of libraries, archives and other institutions in the United Kingdom with some degree of specialisation in South Asian Studies. The aims are concerned with the acquisition and use of books, manuscripts and archival materials in the field of South Asian Studies, co-operative bibliographical projects and other matters.

  • Southeast Asia Library Group (SEALG)

    The SEALG is the portal to Southeast Asia Libraries in Europe and one of a number of library groups together covering the whole of Asia and reporting to the National Council on Orientalist Library Resources (NCOLR).


    The SASNET is housed at Lund University in Sweden, providing information resources about researchers, institutions and events about Asian Studies around the world.