ASAA 2018

The 22nd Biennial Conference of the ASAA will be held at the University of Sydney, 3-5 July 2018. The call for papers is now open. Please go to


Lectureship in Japanese Studies at Macquarie University


Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Japanese Studies at Macquarie University. The Department of International Studies is seeking a suitably qualified academic with a strong research and teaching record to lecture and coordinate a number of units in Japanese language and culture. A contribution to other interdisciplinary undergraduate and/or postgraduate units may […]

Conferences, Events

Buddhism and Australia

  All Buddhists, scholars, and members of the general public with an interest in Buddhism are invited to attend the 7th International Conference Buddhism & Australia between 1-3 February 2018 in Perth, Western Australia. Researchers across a broad range of disciplines are welcome. Participants are invited to develop their conference contributions on Buddhist history, philosophy […]


Melodrama in Meiji Japan

One of Australia’s most significant collections of Japanese art—woodblock prints known as kuchi-e—will go on show for the first time in a new exhibition at the National Library of Australia, ‘Melodrama in Meiji Japan’. Used to illustrate Japanese novels, kuchi-e (‘opening picture’), complement the stories which reflect the tumultuous world of the Meiji period in […]