Here on Asian Currents we’ll be hosting an account of each day’s online activity around the ASAA conference to give you a glimpse of what’s on offer at this year’s conference.
The 22nd Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia officially kicks off on 3 July 2018 but on 2 July there was a selection of pre-conference workshops and associated events.
For postgraduates there was a morning workshop:
Including simulated job interviews:
The Historians of Southeast Asia also held their second meeting as a pre-conference event.
In the afternoon The Japan Foundation hosted a session on the New Colombo Plan and student mobility.
In the evening there was the launch for new book Ambitious Alignments from Power Publications and National Gallery Singapore.
This is just a snippet of what was on offer. Tomorrow, 3 July, the conference begins in earnest with more than a thousand attendees. To join the online conversation use the hashtag #ASAA2018.