Dr Annie McCarthy wins 2017 John Legge prize for best PhD thesis

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A thesis exploring the lives of children from slums in Delhi and their engagement with the programs of a media NGO has won the prize for best thesis on Asia conferred in 2016. The 2017 John Legge Prize for the Best Thesis in Asian Studies has been awarded to Dr Annie McCarthy, Australian National University, […]

Article on Indonesian jihadists wins 2017 Wang Gungwu Prize

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An article about efforts to deradicalise Indonesian terrorists, by Adjunct Senior Lecturer Dr Ian Chalmers of the University of Western Australia, has been awarded the 2017 Wang Gungwu Prize for the best article in Asian Studies Review in 2017. The annual prize was established by the ASAA in 2013 to recognise and encourage scholarly excellence […]

Lectureship in Asian History – University of Melbourne

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Hansen Lecturer – Asian History School of Historical and Philosophical Studies Faculty of Arts, The University of Melbourne Salary: AUD98,775 – AUD117,290 p.a. plus 17% superannuation The School of Historical and Philosophical Studies (SHAPS), which is a part of the Faculty of Arts, was formed in 2011 comprising the programs of History, History and Philosophy […]

Lectureship in Japanese Studies at Macquarie University

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Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Japanese Studies at Macquarie University. The Department of International Studies is seeking a suitably qualified academic with a strong research and teaching record to lecture and coordinate a number of units in Japanese language and culture. A contribution to other interdisciplinary undergraduate and/or postgraduate units may […]

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Melodrama in Meiji Japan

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One of Australia’s most significant collections of Japanese art—woodblock prints known as kuchi-e—will go on show for the first time in a new exhibition at the National Library of Australia, ‘Melodrama in Meiji Japan’. Used to illustrate Japanese novels, kuchi-e (‘opening picture’), complement the stories which reflect the tumultuous world of the Meiji period in […]

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