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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Royal Asiatic Society Of Great Britain And Ireland

  • Income

    £611.4K

  • Spending

    £573.2K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 209629

Contact details

Public address

  • 14 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD

Aims & activities

The investigation and encouragement of science, literature and the arts in relation to Asia. The Society promotes a number of activities in this field: lectures, research workshops and student events. It publishes works of scholarship and a journal. It maintains an important library including prints, drawings and manuscripts relating to the history, religions, languages, art and customs of Asia.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£611.4K

* £138.9K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£573.2K

Assets and liabilities

  • £2.8M Own use assets
  • £2.3M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £365.7K Other assets
  • £79.9K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

94%
98%
6%

Charitable objects

THE STUDY AND DISSEMINATION OF KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE ARCHAEOLOGY, ART, HISTORY, LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, BELIEFS AND CUSTOMS OF THE EAST.

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER DATED 11/08/1824.

Area of benefit

National And Worldwide.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

The Royal Asiatic Society

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Volunteer management

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 20 Trustees
  • 6 Employees
  • 10 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Professor Ian Talbot None on record
Dr Barbara Brend None on record
Professor Sarah Ansari None on record
Professor Peter Robb None on record
Professor Tony Stockwell (Chair) None on record
Professor Francois De Blois None on record
Dr Helen Elizabeth Driver None on record
Dr Christine Henriette Andre Louise Van Ruymbeke The Ancient India And Iran Trust Up-to-date
Lionel Knight None on record
Professor Francis Robinson Cbe, Dl None on record
Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones Mbe None on record
Sir James Mallinson Bt, Dphil None on record
Professor David Orrin Morgan None on record
Dr Nilanjan Sarkar None on record
Dr Randolf G S Cooper None on record
Peter Hodgson Collin None on record
Dr David Taylor Bloomsbury Pakistan Social Science Research & Advocacy Recently registered
The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Up-to-date
The Royal Society For Asian Affairs Recently registered
Dr Firuza Melville The Cambridge Russian-Speaking Society Recently registered
Dr Susan Whitfield None on record
Dr Jochen Sokoly None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales