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Association for Asian Studies

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1941 to publish the Far Eastern Quarterly, now called the Journal of Asian Studies. 7500 members.

"The Association for Asian Studies is a scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons interested in Asia. It seeks through publications, meetings, and seminars to facilitate contact and an exchange of information among scholars to increase their understanding of East, South, and Southeast Asia. It counts among its members scholars, business people, diplomats, journalists, and interested lay persons."

Official Website:
http://www.asian-studies.org/

Location:
Ann Arbor, MI

Founding Date:
1941

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alfred H. Bloom
Educator
27-Feb-1946   President, Swarthmore College
Alexander Eckstein
Economist
9-Dec-1915 4-Dec-1976 Sinologist, China's Economic Revolution
Michel Oksenberg
Scholar
12-Oct-1938 22-Feb-2001 Leading sinologist
Richard L. Walker
Scholar
13-Apr-1922 22-Jul-2003 US Ambassador to South Korea, 1981-86


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