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.
|The Meaning of Park Geun-hye: South Korean Democracy at Crossroads||Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm||Se-Woong Koo, editor-in-chief of Korea Exposé||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members|
|Homer B. Hulbert, Hidden Hero of Korea and Pride of America||Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm||DongJin Kim||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members|
|Lunar New Year Excursion at Seoraksan National Park (and optional Waterpia experience)||Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 8:30pm||Gangwon Province||Sue J. Bae||249,000W for members and 299,000W for non-members|
|Magkeolli Making Class||Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 12:45pm to 4:00pm||in Seoul||Julia Mellor and Daniel Mclaughlin||50,000W for members and 60,000W for non-members|
|[new date] Visit to the House of Sharing||Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm||House of Sharing||Cheryl Magnant||20,000W for members and 25,000W for non-members|