In addition, networking activities of the staff members comprise participation of the Indologists in the Central and Eastern European Network of Indian Studies (CEENIS) since 2006; involvement into networking activities of the Baltic Alliance of Asian Studies (BAAS) with the Centre of Oriental Studies being one its initiators, Baltic Research Centre for East Asian Studies (AsiaRes) (L. Poškaitė, V. Silius); individual membership in professional societies and associations such as European Association of Chinese Studies (EACS) and European Association for Chinese Philosophy (L. Poškaitė, V.Silius), European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS), Association for Japanese Literary Studies (AJLS) (both D. Švambarytė), European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA), Societe Internationale d’Ethnologie et de Folklore (SIEF) (both V. Čiubrinskas), International Association of Buddhist Studies (IABS), European Association of Contemporary South Asian Studies, American Academy of Religion (AAR), La Societe Europeenne pour l’Astronomie dans la Culture (SEAC) (all four A. Beinorius), Lithuanian Association of the Sudies of Religions (A. Beinorius, K. Garalytė, M. Larbi, A. Litvinas, D. Valančiūnas, V. Silius).