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  • Royal Asiatic Society China

The House of Roosevelt,
3/F, 27 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu,
near Beijing Dong Lu

Huangpu District

中山东一路27号3楼, 近北京东路

Phone: Unknown
10 mins walk from  East Nanjing Rd
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Editor’s Description

Last updated: Jun 17, 2021
The Royal Asiatic Society China in Shanghai is a scholarly society devoted to furthering the understanding and appreciation of China and Asia-centric themes amongst the international community residing here. Through its diverse lecture series, monthly art and history focus groups as well as fiction and non-fiction book clubs it aims to inspire and enrich cultural life in Shanghai. The RAS library offers a stunning collection of over 4000 books (in English) as well as rare archival material housed at the historic House of Roosevelt on the Bund. It also publishes an annual journal comprising of original academic articles and book reviews of high standard. Annual membership is open to all Foreign Passport holders residing in China or overseas, with an interest in China’s history, art, culture, environment and contemporary issues. Membership of the society provides an opportunity to engage with scholars, artists and commentators working in the field of Asian studies, particularly Mainland China, and be involved with the work of an informed society devoted to sharing knowledge about China and Asia. Membership includes access to the library’s resources, free or discounted entry to all RAS events, invitations to two social events annually and a complimentary copy of the society’s annual journal. The membership fee structure is available on the website, with discounted fees applicable for students.

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