Entries sought for resource on women and Islam

Entries are being sought for the Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures Online. Southeast and East Asian regional editor Professor Kathy Robinson is seeking authors for the encyclopedia’s next supplement, on early 20th century post-colonial history, which is due for publication in December 2017. Papers of up to 10,000 words are required by June 2017 The […]

Singapore Management University, Wee Kim Wee Centre Directorship Singapore Management University is seeking to appoint a senior scholar to the directorship of the Wee Kim Wee Centre, first established as the Centre for Cross Cultural Studies. SMU is seeking a dynamic and well-established academic leader, who possesses a PhD in a relevant social sciences/humanities field. The […]


Indonesian history preserved

The Embassy of Indonesia in Canberra has funded the digitisation of the Berita Repoeblik Indonesia newspaper, which marks the formation of the newly independent Indonesia in 1945. The newspaper, which is held by the National Library of Australia (NLA), reported on the support Australia gave to Indonesian independence. The NLA’s Assistant Director-General, Collections Management, Amelia […]

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