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.
|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|
|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|
|Tea-making in Jiri Mountain||Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 8:00am to Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 8:30pm||Jirisan, Jeolla Province||Brother Anthony||205,000W (members) and 246,000W (non-members)|
|Haeinsa Temple and Royal Azaleas of Mt. Hwangmaesan||Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 8:30am to 8:00pm||Haeinsa Temple and Mt. Hwangmaesan||Robert Koehler||W65,000 for members and W78,000 for non members|
|Yangcheon Hyanggyo and Gaehwasan Walk||Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm||Western Seoul||Matt VanVolkenburg||20,000W for members and 25,000W for non-members|