AAS-in-Asia Attendee Trial Membership

In recognition of the important Asian Studies work taking place in Asia, the AAS offers a free six-month Trial Membership to all Asia-based attendees of the AAS-in-Asia conference who are not current members.


  • Log into or create your profile at members.asianstudies.org
  • Navigate to the “Membership” tab on the top menu and select “Purchase a new membership”
  • Select “AAS-in-Asia Attendee Trial Membership” and add to cart
  • Upload your AAS-in-Asia registration receipt
  • Submit your order and wait for approval

Following approval, this membership grants access to our 6,000+ member network, the Journal of Asian Studies (online), and member-exclusive discounts and communications.

AAS-in-Asia Attendee Trial Membership will be available on July 9, the first day of the AAS-in-Asia Conference.

Trial Membership Benefits

  Knowledge and Scholarship

Education and information delivery are important aspects of an AAS membership. The AAS publishes multiple scholarly works, which are offered at a discounted rate to AAS members.

  Networking and Connections

  • Access to the fully searchable Member Directory
  • Networking opportunities with approximately 5,500 scholars across all disciplines
  • Join over 3,300 individuals at the gathering of the Annual Conference
  • Access to the AAS Community Forum

  Member Discounts

Membership has its privileges! Join the AAS and receive discounts on the following items:

  Enhance Career Development

AAS offers employers and job seekers a place to connect:

Conditions: AAS-in-Asia Attendee Trial Members must reside in Asia. Eligibility is limited to AAS-in-Asia 2024 attendees who are not currently (or recently lapsed) AAS members. AAS-in-Asia Attendee Trial Members are not eligible for AAS grants, the AAS Annual Conference member registration rate, or to run or vote in AAS elections. Approval of membership by the AAS Membership Manager is required.