Think tank

云南省社会科学院

Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences ‒ YASS

Kunming, Yunnan, China

Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences (YASS) was founded in 1980, on the basis of the former Yunnan Provincial Institute of Historical Studies, which was commited to studies of the local history of Yunnan, history and theory of ethnic minorities, and other issues related to ethnic groups living in the province. Since then it has developed into an institute of 10 disciplines through integration of various subjects, with the focus being on studies of Marxism, ethnology, studies of Southeast Asia and South Asia, and economics. Its strength is especially demonstrated in such areas as studies of Southeast Asia and South Asia and ethnology.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.sky.yn.gov.cn/

Address:
577 Huan Cheng Xi Road, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China

Country:
China

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Yunnan, China
Operating languages
Chinese

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1980
Age (years)
云南省社会科学院
 41
China average
 34
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: From the Yunnan Provincial Institute of Historical Studies
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Yang Zhengquan
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Yang Zhengquan
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): He Zu Kun
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2017
云南省社会科学院
 252
China average
 1,913
Global average
 163

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
云南省社会科学院
 19
China average
 6
Global average
 33
2019
云南省社会科学院
 8
2018
云南省社会科学院
 26

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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