Event Details



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that RASBJ will hold its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") on Saturday, 16 March 2024, at 7.00-7.30 PM at La Maison Lyonnaise, 44 Guanghua Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing, to report on the work carried out in the year 2023, plans for 2024 and to elect council officers. RASBJ sincerely invites all its members to attend this AGM, for which we hereby set forth issues related to the agenda and proxy voting:

The agenda of the AGM is as follows:

  1. Opening remarks on 2023 by the President
  2. Report on the RASBJ business operations in 2023 by the President
  3. Report on the RASBJ Balance Sheet and Income Statement for the year ending 31 December 2023 and a forecast for 2024 by the Acting Treasurer
  4. Report on Events by the Events Secretary
  5. Report on Membership by the Membership Secretary
  6. Report on the Good Causes Programme
  7. Election of Officers
  8. Appointment of Auditors

Voting by proxy if not attending – RASBJ members unable to attend in person are asked to appoint a proxy to attend the meeting and vote on their behalf, to ensure a quorum. A proxy may be any other RASBJ member who will attend the AGM in person; or by default the RASBJ president.

The formal procedure is as follows. To appoint a proxy, please copy the text below, and paste it into an email to communications@rasbj.org with the subject RASBJ AGM PROXY providing the name of your proxy and your name no less than 48 hours before the AGM (based on the date and time of receipt of your email).


I (your name) …………. being a member of Royal Asiatic Society, Beijing ("RASBJ") HEREBY APPOINT RASBJ member ____________________to be my proxy to vote for me at the Annual General Meeting ("AGM") of RASBJ members to be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024, and at any adjournment thereof. Unless I name another RASBJ member attending the AGM, the President of RASBJ will be my proxy by default.

I instruct my proxy to vote at the AGM as he/she considers fit.

Signed (type your name): _____________

Email to: communications@rasbj.org

_____RASBJ AGM 2024-FORM OF PROXY (END)_____

HOW TO JOIN THE AGM: Only members of RASBJ may register to attend the AGM. Please click "Register" or "I Will Attend" and follow the instructions. After successful registration you'll receive a confirmation email. If you seem not to have received it, please check your spam folder.

PLEASE NOTE: The registration here is for the formal AGM proper – your attendance and proxies submitted will help to ensure the presence of a quorum. The AGM at 7.00 PM will be preceded for 30 minutes, starting 6.30 PM, by drinks and canapes, and followed by dinner at the same venue, La Maison Lyonnaise. The dinner will be "no host", a la carte, at attendees' own expense.

To reserve places for dinner , please contact direct : francis.perouse@yandex.com, or tel 13260034808, latest March 14 .

While only members may attend the AGM, guests of members are welcome to join members during the drinks and canapes before the AGM, and at the dinner after the AGM. We hope you will join us for a fun evening after the meeting!


Maison Lyonnaise

44 Guanghua Lu Beijing
Beijing, China

If you have any questions please contact RASBJ Communications

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