In the Shadow of the Palms: Plant-Human Relations Among the Marind-Anim, West Papua – Sophie Chao, John Legge Thesis Prize Winner
Can you tell us a bit about your thesis. What’s the problem it explores and what did you find? My thesis, In the Shadow of
Seizing the moment: The “Job-ready Graduates Package” as an opportunity to increase language enrolments at Australian universities
Earlier this month a fresh round of commentary kicked off regarding the failure of the long-term cultural and public policy project of fostering the sustained
From Asian Engagement to the New ‘Cold War’: Asian Studies in Crisis
The recent decision by La Trobe and Murdoch Universities to discontinue the study of Hindi and Indonesia underlines the challenges that confront those teaching and
In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Mark McLelland (1966–2020)
In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Mark McLelland (1966–2020) Sociologist and cultural historian of Japan, Mark McLelland, passed away on 18 November 2020 in Wollongong, New South
Interview – In-depth analysis of the Hong Kong security law and its implications
On June 30, the most powerful part of the Chinese government, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, passed, with immediate effect, the Law
Remembering Lance Castles, 5.1.1937 – 27.8.2020
with contributions by Martin M. van Bruinessen, Richard Castles, Barbara Leigh, Michael Leigh, David Mitchell, Halina Nowicka, Anthony Reid, and Heather Sutherland. Lance Castles died
The resurrection of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation and hope for further cooperation amidst covid-19
The main objective of the conference was to collectively outline a strong strategy to limit the spread of the virus in the South Asian region.
International education is not just important for universities, it has shaped our nation.
“Three Malayan freshers have a friendly chat with two Australian “oldtimers”. From left to right are: Miss Helen Friday, Miss Nafsiah binti Abdul Kadit, of
One path or many for Asian Politics?
Evidence from a decade of data from the Australian Research Council Australian governments tend to agree that Asia is vital to the national interest but
Arief Budiman (1941-2020): liberated intellectual in authoritarian times
When I last met him, in his stylish bamboo-walled house in Salatiga in April last year, I thanked him for what he had done for