Clubs & Groups

RAS - Business & Culture Club
The Business & Culture Club meeting is held at lunch time on the second Tuesday of each month for working people with little time and who have an interest in Korea. Please click on the name for facebook link for a schedule of events. 




Visit to the National Museum of Korea

Every month there is a special guided tour in English of one portion of the National Museum’s collections for RAS members. Please click on the name for link to the schedule. We will update the schedule for 2015 very soon. 



RAS Photography Workshops
RAS Korea has arranged with “Blue Dalmatian Photography” to offer a series of in-depth “RAS Photo Workshops.”



The RAS Cinema Club and the Seoul Film Society
There will be showings of great Korean movies with English subtitles, with an introduction and free-wheeling discussion after, on the first Saturday of each month at 3pm in the Haechi Hall, Seoul Global Cultural Center in Myeongdong. Please visit the Seoul Film Society for future showings. 

Next meeting: nb 2nd Saturday January 10, 2015 at 3pm.  Movie: 'Madame Freedom' (1956)



The group discusses a Korean short story in English translation each month, in the Library of Jongno District Office behind the American Embassy (see below)
Next meeting: Monday February 2, 2015 at 7 pm. Topic: "Poverty" (적빈) by Baek Sin-ae

Directions for the Jongno District Office (Reading Club Location)


(종로구청) "작은도서관 삼봉서랑 



1. Go out exit 2 of Gwanghwamun station, walk straight and make the first right before the American Embassy.



2. Walk straight, past the little rotary.



3. On your left, you will see the Jongro District office. Right before it there will be the parking lot entrance/exit.



4. Go into the parking lot and walk to the back of the main, building and you will see the entrance as pictured below.


Contact Us

Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch
Room 611, Christian Building, Daehangno 19 (Yeonji-dong), Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-736
[110-736] 서울시 종로구 대학로 19 (연지동 ) 한국기독교회관 611호실

Office is open Monday through Friday except Wednesday. We are short staffed: please call or email before your visit.
Phone (02) 763-9483 FAX (02) 766-3796
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