Welcome to the Royal Asiatic Society-Korea Branch
The Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch (RASKB), founded in 1900, is the oldest organization in Korea specially designed to introduce people to the beauty of this land in all its many aspects.
The RASKB, a non-profit organization, aims to help people enhance their understanding of the arts, customs, history and landscapes of Korea through lectures, cultural excursions, publications and special interest groups.
Our members are from all walks of life, all nationalities, all ages, all professions, anyone with a sense of adventure and a bit of intellectual curiosity is welcome. Come and join us! Members receive a free copy of our Transactions and can use our library. Members are also invited to our annual Garden Party.
|Korea as a Holy Land: the “silent nirvana treasure palace” legacy of Great Master Jajang-yulsa||Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm||David Mason||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||7,000 won (non-member); free for members|
|Czechs and Korea, Koreans and Bohemia: more than a century of interactions in photos and documents||Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm||Jaroslav Olša, jr.||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||7,000 won (non-member); free for members|
|MAGNOLIA EXCURSION: CHOLLIPO ARBORETUM & MALLIPO Beach||Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 8:30am to 8:00pm||North Chungcheong Province||Sue J. Bae||W54,000 for members and W64,800 for non-members|
|Bukchon Walking Tour||Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 9:30am to 1:00pm||Bukchon Hanok Village||David A. Mason||20,000 for RASKB members and 25,000 for non-members|
|NEW Catholic and Buddhist Sites of Seosan||Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 8:30am to 8:00pm||South Chungcheong Province||Robert Koehler||W68,000 for members and W80,000 for non members|
|Color and Pageantry in Seoul’s Temples on Buddha's Birthday||Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 1:00pm to 9:00pm||in Seoul||Jeremy Seligson||W33,000 for members and W39,600 for non-members|
|Yangcheon Hyanggyo and Gaehwasan Walk||Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm||Western Seoul||Matt VanVolkenburg||20,000W for members and 25,000W for non-members|