South Asia Studies

ASAA 2018 Conference – Day 3

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Here on Asian Currents we’ll be hosting an account of each day’s online activity around the ASAA conference to give you a glimpse of what’s on offer at this year’s conference. Before diving into the Day 3 content from the ASAA conference, we would like to express gratitude to everyone who attended and presented this […]

South Asia Studies

ASAA 2018 Conference – Day 2

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Here on Asian Currents we’ll be hosting an account of each day’s online activity around the ASAA conference to give you a glimpse of what’s on offer at this year’s conference. Day 2 kicked off on a beautiful Sydney morning with a range of panel sessions. Day 2 of #ASAA2018 has dawned warm and sunny […]

South Asia Studies

ASAA 2018 Conference – Day 1

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Here on Asian Currents we’ll be hosting an account of each day’s online activity around the ASAA conference to give you a glimpse of what’s on offer at this year’s conference. 3 July 2018 was the first day of the ASAA conference held at the University of Sydney. With over 800 people presenting their work […]

South Asia Studies

ASAA 2018 Conference – Day 0

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Here on Asian Currents we’ll be hosting an account of each day’s online activity around the ASAA conference to give you a glimpse of what’s on offer at this year’s conference. The 22nd Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia officially kicks off on 3 July 2018 but on 2 July there was […]

ASAA books, Japan

The Anti-nuclear Movement and Street Politics in Japan after Fukushima

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Alexander Brown is the author of the newly-released book ‘Anti-nuclear Protest in Post-Fukushima Tokyo: Power Struggles’ with the ASAA East Asian Series published by Routledge. Since the election of the LDP-Komeito coalition government in December 2012, the government’s introduction of controversial legislation to protect state secrets and expand the role of Japan’s military in external […]

ASAA prizes, Timor-Leste

Gendered Narratives of Development and Modernity from Indonesian-Occupied East Timor

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Dr Hannah Loney was awarded the 2017 ASAA Postdoctoral Fellowship, here she tells us more about her work on East Timor. Can you tell us a bit about your research? What’s the problem it explores? As part of my ASAA Postdoctoral Fellowship, I am developing a short piece on violence, biopolitics, and regimes of the […]

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