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

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

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 […]

Professor Wang Gungwu recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

The ASAA is pleased to congratulate Professor Wang Gungwu who has been recognised as an Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia as part of the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours. The citation notes this honour was awarded “For distinguished service to tertiary education as an academic and researcher, particularly to far […]