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The benefits of an Association for Asian Studies (AAS) membership include:

  • Networking opportunities with around 7,000 scholars across all disciplines
  • Monthly updates from #AsiaNow with the latest news and trends from the field of Asian Studies
  • Fully-searchable AAS Member Directory
  • Reduced registration fees for the four-day AAS Annual Conference - the largest Asian studies conference in North America. (Membership dues do not include conference registration.  Additional conference registration fees apply if attending the conference.) 
  • Job Board: search through employment listings, and upload your CV for employers to view
  • The new Cambridge Core website, which includes the online The Journal of Asian Studies with access to archives back to the first issue in 1941
  • Discounts on all AAS publications, including Education About Asia
  • 25% discount on Cambridge University Press publications, 30% discount on MIT Press publications, and 30% discount of University of California Press publications
  • Eligibility for grant programs and book subvention awards
  • Full voting privileges to elect AAS officers and council representatives

To gain access to Membership benefits, you must be signed in or join the AAS