Organisation

Organisation

The Asian Studies Association of Australia Structure

Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) activities are organised by an Executive and a Council as outlined in its Constitution. The executive consists of office bearers, a publications officer and the editor of Asian Studies Review. The council includes representatives covering five geographic areas in Asia, as well as general councillors, conference conveners and postgraduate and library representatives. Executive and council members are elected by secret ballot every two years.

The ASAA is incorporated in Victoria. Membership is open to anyone willing to abide by the association’s objectives as outlined in the Constitution.

2020-2021 executive committee

President: Associate Professor Kate McGregor
Vice-President:Professor Melissa Crouch
Secretary: Associate Professor Carol Hayes
Treasurer: Dr Elisabeth Kramer
Asian Studies Review Editor: Associate Professor David Hundt
Publications Officer: Dr Alexander Davis

Past executive committees

2011-2020

2019-2020
President: Edward Aspinall
Vice-President: Kate McGregor
Secretary: Melissa Crouch
Treasurer: Elisabeth Kramer
Asian Studies Review Editor: David Hundt
Publications Officer: Georgina Drew

2017-2018
President: Kent Anderson
Secretary: Sandra Wilson
Treasurer: Colin Brown

2016-2017
President: Kent Anderson
Secretary: Sandra Wilson
Treasurer: Colin Brown

2015-2016
President: Louise Edwards
Secretary: Amrita Malhi
Treasurer: Colin Brown

2013 – 2014
President: John Ingleson
Secretary: Amrita Malhi
Treasurer: Colin Brown

2011-2012
President: Purnendra Jain
Secretary: Michele Ford (2011), Caroline Norma (2012)

2001-2010

2009-2010
President: Kathryn Robinson
Secretary: Michele Ford

2007-2008
President: Michael Leigh (2007), Robert Cribb (2007-2008)
Secretary: Michele Ford

2005-2006
President: Robert Cribb
Secretary: Keith Foulcher (2005-2006), Michele Ford (2006)

2003-2004
President: Robin Jeffrey
Secretary: Louise Edwards

2001-2002
President: Tessa Morris-Suzuki
Secretary: Louise Edwards
Treasurer: Harry Aveling

1991-2000

1999-2000
President: Robert Elson
Secretary: Louise Edwards
Treasurer: Harry Aveling

1997-1998
President: Anthony Reid
Secretary: Carl Thayer
Treasurer: Harry Aveling

1995-1996
President: Beverly Hooper
Secretary: Colin Brown

1993-1994
President: Colin Mackerras
Secretary: Colin Brown

1991-1992
President: John Ingleson
Secretary: Colin Brown

1981-1990

1989-1990
President: Elaine McKay
Secretary: Helen Jarvis

1987-1988
President: Elaine McKay

1985-1986
President: Jamie Mackie
Secretary: Ian Black

1983-1984
President: Stephen Fitzgerald
Secretary: John Ingleson

1981-1982
President: Anthony Low
Secretary: John Ingleson

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