Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society
The Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, publisher of the Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, traces its origins to the Straits Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, founded in Singapore in 1877. With approximately 850 individual and institutional members in Malaysia and worldwide, the Society is the leading scholarly organization studying the history and culture of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. In addition to the journal, which appears twice annually, the Society publishes scholarly monographs and re-prints old and out-of-print materials relating to the Malaysian region.? The Society also organizes talks and occasional visits for members.