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ASAA Statement on recent racist attacks in Australia – a message from the ASAA Executive

The Asian Studies Association of Australia notes recent reports of attacks and intimidation directed against people of Asian backgrounds in Australia in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the attribution of blame by some people to Chinese and, by extension, all Asian people for the virus. This blaming of people of Asian background for […]

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

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