Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

membre de la Royal Asiatic Society ou Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Fellows of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland are individuals who have been elected by the Council of the Royal Asiatic Society to further "the investigation of subjects connected with and for the encouragement of science literature and the arts in relation to Asia". The Society has around 700 fellows, half of whom reside outside Britain; it is run by a council of twenty fellows. The Society was established in 1823 and became "the main centre in Britain for scholarly work on Asia" with "many distinguished Fellows". Fellows are entitled to use the honorific post-nominal letters FRAS.
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award received: Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

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Hugh N. Kennedy

British historian

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H. W. F. Saggs

British academic

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William Dalrymple

author and historian

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Laurence Waddell

British explorer

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