Category: South Asia Studies

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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 prizes, Asian development, India, South Asia Studies

Children’s Stories and Development in India – ASAA thesis prize winner

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Dr Annie McCarthy was awarded the 2017 John Legge Prize for best thesis in Asian Studies, here she tells us about her work. Can you tell us a bit about your thesis. What’s the problem it explores and what did you find? My thesis ethnographically explored the relationship between children and the development industry, particularly […]

South Asia Studies

ASEAN Charter: deepening constitutionalism in Southeast Asia

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The growth of constitutionalism in Southeast Asia may seem slow or disorganised, but Marford Angeles and Michael Henry Yusingco consider its progress Over the years, much of the criticism levelled at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations has been over its principles of consensus and of non-interference with the internal affairs of member states. However, […]