ASAA prizes, Asian development, India, South Asia Studies

Children’s Stories and Development in India – ASAA thesis prize winner


Dr Annie McCarthy was awarded the 2017 John Legge Prize for best thesis in Asian Studies, here she tells us about her work. Can you tell us a bit about your thesis. What’s the problem it explores and what did you find? My thesis ethnographically explored the relationship between children and the development industry, particularly […]


Scholar played crucial role in emergence of South Asian studies in Australia and Singapore


Obituary Peter Reeves (1935–2015) Another pioneer of South Asian Studies in Australia died recently. Peter Reeves, Emeritus Professor of South Asian History at Curtin University and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities, passed away in Perth on 24 February 2015—12 days after the death of Professor Donald Anthony Low. Peter Reeves was educated at […]