Royal Asiatic Society explores Korea’s hidden depths by

Here is a nice write-up about the Royal Asiatic Society from There is a lot of great information about the history of the organization and many RAS members are quoted.

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For over a century, the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch has gathered
various foreign residents of Korea -- missionaries, diplomats, Peace
Corps volunteers, and various other adventurers.

Today, the RASKB offers a variety of activities to its members and the general public,
including Korean Studies lectures, excursions within the city or to the
far reaches of the Korean Peninsula, and special interest groups in
photography and Korean literature.

“At heart, the RASKB is dedicated to sharing Korea's culture and history,”
says Jennifer Flinn, RASKB secretary. “We work to help bring greater
public knowledge of this country's amazing past and present so that more
people will learn about and enjoy all Korea has to offer.”

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Pictures from the June 9th, 2012 RASKB Garden Party have just been posted to Facebook. All of the pictures were taken by RASKB member Henry Hwang. You can follow this link to find the pictures on the account. If you have not already done so, please like the Facebook page and check out some of our other pictures and stories there.

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[03129] 서울시 종로구 대학로 19 (연지동) 한국기독교회관 611호

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