The ASAA is calling for submissions for the John Legge Prize for Best Thesis in Asian Studies

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The first prize, known as the John Legge Prize for Best Thesis in Asian Studies, consists of a cash award of $2,000. The writer of the selected thesis will also receive a certificate and priority consideration for publication in one of the ASAA monograph series. A prize of $1,000 may be awarded to a second outstanding […]

Statement from the Malaysia and Singapore Society of Australia

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Winner of the Wang Gungwu prize for 2019.

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The ASAA is delighted to announce that an article analysing notions of beauty and belonging among waria (transgender women) in Indonesian Papua has won the Wang Gungwu prize for best article in Asian Studies Review in 2019. The author is Terje Toomistu, a Research Fellow at the University of Tartu in Estonia. The article draws on the author’s fieldwork in coastal […]