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 […]


Specialist in Asian legal systems new ASAA president

An international lawyer who specialises in comparing Asian legal systems has been elected president of the ASAA Council for 2017–18. Professor Kent Anderson, Professor of Law and Japanese Studies at the University of Western Australia, has an eclectic background, having completed tertiary studies in the US, Japan, and the UK in law, politics, economics and […]

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