International Union for Oriental and Asian Studies (IUOAS)

Union internationale des études orientales et asiatiques (UIEOA)
Unio universa sudiorum rerum orientalium

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1951-09 Istanbul Turkey


Sep 1951, Istanbul (Turkey), as International Union of Orientalists -- Union internationale des orientalistes, at 22nd International Congress of Orientalists. Statutes modified: 1957, Munich (Germany FR); 1960, Moscow (USSR); 1964, Delhi (India); 1973, Paris (France), when present title was adopted.


Establish permanent liaison on as wide a scale as possible and in all countries of specialists in the Eastern and Asian civilizations; maintain liaison with congresses of orientalists and encourage international meetings; organize research, publication and otherwise support all activities useful to orientalism and scientific relations between the countries of Asia and the East and other regions of the world.


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General Assembly (at least every 5 years). Bureau of 12 members (normally meets once a year). Meetings closed. Officers: Honorary President; President; 4 Vice-Presidents; Secretary-General; Treasurer; 4 Secretaries.


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