Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan

Logo of the Asiatic Society of Japan, with Kanji characters in Seal script. Read top-to-bottom and right-to-left: 日本 / アジア / 協会 (the society's name, one word per column).

The Asiatic Society of Japan (日本アジア協会, Nihon Ajia Kyōkai, lit. "Japan Asia Society") is a society of Japanese studies (Japanology). Founded in 1872, the ASJ is Japan's oldest learned society. The Honorary Patron is Hisako, Princess Takamado. The president of the society as of 2017 is Dr. Charles De Wolf.

Overview[]

The Asiatic Society of Japan (ASJ) was founded in 1872, five years after the Meiji restoration, at Yokohama by British and American residents - in particular missionaries, diplomats, businessmen etc. Ernest Mason Satow and John Harington Gubbins were among the founder members.

The ASJ is Japan's oldest learned society and still very active today. Its journal, the Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan (ISSN 0913-4271), is published annually since 1874.

Publications[]

Early Presidents[1][]

Other notable members[]

References[]

  1. ^ Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan. 1932. 
  2. ^ "Collecting Research Materials in Shanghai: A Qing Dynasty Astrologer's Predictions for the Future". Royal Asiatic Society, Shanghai. Retrieved 20 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "About Ronald Suleski". Suffolk University, Boston. Retrieved 20 March 2017. 
  4. ^ a b c "History of The Asiatic Society of Japan". Asiatic Society of Japan. Retrieved 3 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "Obituaries: Father Neal Henry Lawrence OSB, 96," Archived 2009-03-07 at the Wayback Machine. St John's Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota.

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