Nick Cheesman joins the Southeast Asia Publications Series as co-editor.

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Nick Cheesman, a scholar of law, society and political order specializing in Myanmar and Thailand, with broader interests in Southeast and South Asia, has joined Edward Aspinall as co-series editor of the Southeast Asia Publication Series – the ASAA book series established in 1977. Nick is based at the ANU. He has won a series […]

2018 Prize for Best Thesis awarded to Kathryn Dyt

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The 2018 John Legge Prize for the Best Thesis in Asian Studies has been awarded to Dr Kathryn Dyt, Australian National University, for her dissertation titled “The Nguyễn Weather-World: Environment, Emotion and Governance in Nineteenth-Century Vietnam”. Dr Dyt’s thesis is an environmental study of the Nguyen dynasty between 1802 and 1883, prior to the full […]