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Scholarly Societies Project

Area Studies & Time-Period Studies

This is one of a set of subject pages in the Scholarly Societies Project, which facilitates access to websites of scholarly societies across the world. A set of guidelines is used in determining whether to include resources.

Links to websites of scholarly societies in Area Studies & Time-Period Studies are given below. The URL-Stability Index for this collection of Area Studies & Time-Period Studies sites is 68.0/86 = 79.1%. The URL-stability index for each site below is given graphically in the left-hand column as the URL-stability rank for that site.

URL Stability Rank
Society Name
four stars African Studies Association ASA
one star
broken once
American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain AARHMS
four stars American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies AAASS
four stars American Jewish Historical Society AJHS
one star
broken once
American Oriental Society AOS
four stars American Schools of Oriental Research ASOR
one star
broken once broken once broken once
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies ASECS
four stars American Studies Association ASA
one star
broken once broken once
Anglo-Norman Text Society ANTS
four stars Anrhydeddus Gymdeithas y Cymmrodorion = Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion [In Welsh and English. The Society promotes the literature, the arts and sciences insofar as they are of special interest to Wales, the Welsh people and those interested in Wales.]  
four stars Asiatic Society [In English. Founded in Calcutta in 1784.]  
four stars Asiatic Society of Mumbai = Asiatic Society of Bombay [In English.] ASB
four stars Association for Asian Studies AAS
four stars Association for Canadian Jewish Studies = Association d'Études Juives Canadiennes [In English.] ACJS = AEJC
four stars Association for Canadian Studies = Association d'études canadiennes [In English and French.] ACS = AÉC
four stars Association for Canadian Studies in the US ["Its central mission is to promote greater understanding of Canada by educating students about [Canada's] political system, economy, history, geography and cultural heritage."] ACSUS
one star Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies AABS
one star Association of Concerned Africa Scholars ACAS
four stars Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland AHGBI
four stars Assyrian Academic Society ["...the fields of Assyriology, Near-eastern & Syriac studies...."] AAS
four stars Brazilian Studies Assocation [In English.] BRASA
four stars British Association for Canadian Studies BACS
four stars British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies BSECS
one star Bulgarian Studies Association BSA
four stars California Mission Studies Association [Scholarship and historic preservation of the 21 California missions, the presidios and pueblos.] CMSA
four stars Canadian Society for Mesoamerican Studies = Société Canadienne d'Études Mesoamericaines = Sociedad Canadiense de Estudios Mesoamericanos [In English.] CSMS = SCÉM
one star
broken once
Cherokee National Historical Society CNHS
four stars Chinese Music Society of North America CMSNA
four stars Conference of University Teachers of German in Great Britain and Ireland [A scholarly society concerned with the teaching of German language and literature, and of Germanic studies in general.] CUTG
one star Conseil International de la Philosophie et des Sciences Humaines = International Council for Philosophy and Humanistic Studies [In English and French. A site maintained for the CIPSH by UNESCO.] CIPSH = ICPHS
one star Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Erforschung des 18. Jahrhunderts = German Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies [In German.] DGEJ
four stars Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft = German Oriental Society [In German.] DMG
four stars Egypt Exploration Society EES
four stars Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society = Cumann Éire san Ochtú Céad Déag [In English.] ECIS
four stars
European Association for Japanese Studies EAJS
four stars European Association of Sinological Librarians [An association of librarians concerned with Chinese studies.] EASL
four stars German Studies Association [Includes German, Austrian, and Swiss studies.] GSA
four stars Gypsy Lore Society GLS
one star
broken once broken once
International Association of Egyptologists = Association Internationale des Egyptologues = Internationaler Ägyptologen-Verband IAE = AIE = IAV
four stars International Council for Canadian Studies = Conseil international d'études canadiennes ICCS = CIÉC
four stars International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies = Société internationale d'étude du dix-huitième siècle ISECS = SIÉDS
four stars International Society of Anglo-Saxonists ISAS
four stars International Studies Association ISA
one star
broken once
Latin American Studies Association LASA
four stars Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society ["a learned society devoted to the task of collecting, recording and diffusing information about Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei." In English.] MBRAS
four stars Mediävistenverband = Medievalists' Society [In German, English and French.]  
four stars Medieval Academy of America MAA
four stars Mediterranean Studies Association [In English.] MSA
four stars Mennonite Historical Society of Canada MHSC
four stars جمعية الباحثين المتخصصين بالشرق الأوسط في العصور الوسطى = Middle East Medievalists MEM
one star
broken once
Middle East Studies Association of North America MESA
four stars Наукове Товариство ім. Шевченка = Naukove Tovaristvo ìm. Ševčenka = Shevchenko Scientific Society [In English, with some Ukrainian. "It is the oldest Ukrainian academy of arts and sciences whose activities have been the mainstay of Ukrainian culture for the last 120 years. Founded in 1873 in the city of L'viv, Ukraine, it was liquidated by the Soviet regime in 1939 and reestablished in Western Europe in 1947, in the United States in 1949, and in Ukraine in 1989."] SSS
four stars 日本アジア協会 = Nihon Aziya Kyōkai = Asiatic Society of Japan [In English.] ASJ
four stars North American Conference on British Studies [Despite the name this is a scholarly society.] NACBS
four stars Renaissance Society of America RSA
four stars Richard III Society ["...the life and times of King Richard III of England (1452-1485)."] R3S
four stars Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Branch [In English.] RASHKB
four stars 王立亞細亞學會韓國支部 = Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch [In English.] RASKB
four stars Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland RASGBI
four stars Sällskapet för 1700-talsstudier = Swedish Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies [In Swedish.]  
four stars Sixteenth Century Society and Conference SCSC
four stars Società Dante Alighieri = Dante Alighieri Society [In Italian. The Society is devoted to the protection and propagation of the Italian language and culture.] SDA
four stars Società Indologica "Luigi Pio Tessitori" = Indological Society named for Luigi Pio Tessitori ["...the aim of promoting scientific research in the field of Indological [Indian] studies in collaboration with institutions both in Italy and abroad." In English, with some Italian.]  
one star Societas Jablonoviana = Jablonowskische Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig = Jablonowski Society [In German. This Society, originally concerned with mathematics, physics, economics and Polish/Slavic history, is now devoted primarily to promoting Polish Studies in the German-speaking world.]  
four stars Société Asiatique = Asiatic Society [In French.]  
four stars Société des Études Staëliennes = Society for Staël Studies [In French. The Society is devoted to studying the life, work and thought of Madame Germaine de Staël and her circle, the Groupe de Coppet.]  
one star Société Française d'Étude du XVIIIe Siècle = Société Française d'Étude du 18e Siècle = Société Française d'Étude du Dix-Huitième Siècle = French Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies [In French.] SFEDS
four stars Société Internationale pour l'Étude des Femmes de l'Ancien Régime = International Association for the Study of Women in the Ancien Régime [In French.] SIEFAR
four stars Société Voltaire = Voltaire Society [In French.]  
one star
broken once
Society for Armenian Studies ["The aims of the Society for Armenian Studies are to promote the study of Armenian culture and society, including history, language, literature, and social, political, and economic questions..."] SAS
four stars Society for Eighteenth-Century Music SECM
four stars Society for Iranian Studies SIS
four stars Society for Latin American Studies [Based in the U.K.] SLAS
four stars Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology SPMA
four stars Society for Seventeenth-Century Music SSCM
one star
broken once broken once
Society for Slovene Studies ["...Slovene literature, linguistics, history, ethnography ..."] SSS
four stars Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study SASS
four stars Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies SPBS
four stars Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities SSEA
one star
broken once broken once
Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East SSCLE
four stars Society of Early Americanists [The Society is concerned with the study of the literature and culture of the United States of America to approximately 1800.] SEA
four stars Tulevaisuuden Tutkimuksen Seura = Finnish Society for Futures Studies = Sällskapet för Framtidsstudier [In Finnish and English.] TTS
four stars Women in German Studies ["...the aim of bringing together female Germanists in Great Britain and Ireland..."] WIGS
four stars World Future Society WFS
four stars World Futures Studies Federation WFSF
four stars 中国欧洲学会 = Zhōngguó Ōuzhōu Xuéhuì = Chinese Association for European Studies [In Chinese and English.] CAES

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