Entries sought for resource on women and Islam

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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 […]

Indonesian history preserved

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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 […]

New series on East Asian politics

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Edgar Allen Publishing has announced a new series, New horizons in East Asian politics. The series will provide a forum for original research on the key geopolitical region of East Asia (including Southeast Asia). Covering a diverse range of topics, the series will welcome submissions focusing on this region from across the spectrum of political […]

Open access for Wang Gungwu prizewinning articles

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Articles that win the Wang Gungwu Prize for scholarly excellence after publication in our journal, Asian Studies Review, will now be available to read and download at no cost to readers. To access these articles please visit our journal partner, Taylor & Francis.

The Social Sciences in the Asian Century

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ANU Press has published a new collection of essays, The Social Sciences in the Asian Century. Edited by Carol Johnson, Vera Mackie and Tessa Morris-Suzuki, the book brings together leading social scientists from the Asia-Pacific region who reflect on what it means to practise the social sciences in the 21st century.