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.
|Paradise lost of two Korean Americans: Alice Hyun and Wellington Chung, crushed by cold war regimes||Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm||Byung Joon Jung and Vladimir Hlasny||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members|
|The Korean War: Who Won? Who Lost? Who Cares?||Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm||Andrew Salmon||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members|
|Ghostly Encounters of Modern Korea||Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm||Robert Neff||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (student ID checked at the door); free for members|
|Museum Night - The Opening of Korea in 1876||Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm||National Museum of Korean Contemporary History [대한민국역사박물관]||Museum curators and Brother Anthony||no fee - pls email to join us|
|Bhutan 2017||Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 8:15pm to Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 8:00am||Bhutan||Tom Coyner||2783.00USD (shared occupancy) - 3007.00USD (single occupancy)*|