One central component of the ASAA mission is the support and mentoring of postgraduate students. To this end, the ASAA Council includes a position for a postgraduate student representative who acts as an advocate. Further:
- The postgraduate student representative hosts monthly catch ups online. Registration via the link.
- Each ASAA Conference hosts special sessions and events for postgraduate students
- A number of postgraduate members are supported to participate in the ASAA Conference through the Conference Awards. The Awards are now taking applications!
- Asian Currents always welcomes contributions by Postgraduate students to highlight and publicise their research
- The ASAA sponsors an Annual Presidents’ Prize and DK Award for the best PhD thesis in Asian Studies
- Online resources for ECRs and postgraduates, including recordings of workshops and seminars
- The ASAA convenes a mentoring program linking ECR’s with senior researchers. Postgraduat members will be notified by email when the program opens for EOIs
The next postgraduate session is scheduled for
Thursday, 12 August, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Online over Zoom, please register here
We look forward to seeing you all there!
– Elena Williams, ASAA postgraduate representative