Call for Papers “An International and Interdisciplinary Perspective on Digital Transformation: The Case of Developing and Emerging Economies.”

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When: 17 September 2021 Where: Online Deadline for submission of proposals: 30 June 2021 Call for papers The social and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has among other things particularly highlighted two important issues for countries across the world: the significance of a nation-wide inclusive digitalisation and the re-evaluation of the role of the […]

ANU recruitment: Lecturer (Indonesian Language and Studies)

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The ANU Indonesian language program has a distinguished record of teaching and innovation, and links to the ANU’s strengths at the College level on Indonesian history, politics, economics, languages, society and culture. CHL is seeking to appoint a scholar to make a substantial contribution to its Indonesian language program, who has a track record of […]

Reimagining Memory Activism: Conversations on Asia and the Pacific

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Tuesday, 22 June 2021 | 5:30pm—6:45pm AEDT (8:30am London * 10:30am Tel Aviv * 5:30pm Canberra) This is the first in a series of conversations exploring the concept of memory activism, both from an interdisciplinary academic perspective, and from the perspective of actors who are involved in memory activism as researchers, practitioners, artists and activists. The […]

Dr Fei Chen wins the 2020 Wang Gungwu Prize for an article on Tibet in Meiji Japan and Qing China

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An article about how Japanese understandings about Tibet and colonialism transformed Qing China’s policies on Tibet by Dr Fei Chen of Shanghai Normal University has won the Wang Gungwu Prize for the best article published in Asian Studies Review in 2020. The President of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA), Professor Kate McGregor, announced the winner of the annual […]

ASAA 2021 Event Grant Prize winners announced

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The ASAA would like to warmly congratulate the following academics on their success in our latest round of event funding. The successful applicants and their projects are as follows: Genevieve Trail & Wulan Dirgantoro – Asian Art Research Now Vannessa Hearman – The Dili Massacre, 1991: Thirty Years On Rebecca Hausler – Navigating Asian studies […]

2021 Postdoctoral Writing Grant Prize winner announced

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The ASAA is thrilled to congratulate the winner of our 2021 Postdoctoral Writing Grant, Dr Justine Chambers!  Dr Chambers will use the grant to ready her thesis, ‘Pursuing Mortality: Everyday Ethics among Karen Buddhists in Southeastern Myanmar’, for publication.