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American Council of Learned Societies (New York, US) The American Council of Learned Societies, founded in 1919, is a private humanities organization in the US. This federation consists of 58 national learned societies in the humanities and social sciences. According to its constitution, the purpose is "the advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and social sciences and the maintenance and strengthening of relations among national societies devoted to such studies."

Association for Asian Studies The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is the most important learned society promoting the scholarly study of Asia, including Southeast Asia. Within the AAS organization the Southeast Asia Council (SEAC) and the Committee on Research Materials on Southeast Asia promote Southeast Asian study and teaching.

Asian Studies Association of Australia The Asian Studies Association of Australia was founded in 1976 to promote scholarship on Asia within Australia.

International Institute for Asian Studies The International Institute for Asian Studies is a post-doctoral institute jointly established in 1993 by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), the Universiteit van Amsterdam (UVA) and Leiden University (RUL). IIAS fosters the development of Asian Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences and to promotes national and international scientific co-operation. One of the tasks undertaken by the IIAS is to play an active role in the gathering, co-ordination and dissemination of information on Asian Studies.

Social Science Research Council (New York, US) The promotion of interdisciplinary research in the social sciences is a goal of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC). It sponsors a wide variety of conferences, training institutes, fellowships and grants, and publications.

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Last Update: August 2004