In late-2023, ASAA member Jorien van Beukering participated in a training program on Sharing Stories on Contested Histories. In this post she shares her experience with the program and how the program has progressed her Asian Studies research. What is the Sharing Stories on Contested Histories training program? Sharing Stories on Contested Histories (SSOCH) is […]
Congratulations on being awarded an ASAA 2023 Postdoctoral Writing Grant! Can you tell us a bit about your current research? I currently have three research agendas that lie in the intersection between International Relations, Global History, and Asian Studies. First, I am currently transforming my PhD thesis into a book project. My thesis, which I
While the shift to online programs might be unprecedented, adaptability and resilience in Australia-Indonesia educational partnerships is nothing new.
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 me. Arief looked puzzled. “You taught me politics,” I said. Then he smiled. My hair had grown white. His body, eleven years older than mine, was wasted by Parkinsons. We
A recent volume tracing ‘the journey of Australia’s first Asian language’ (Thomas, 2019) finds that, while successive Australian governments have identified Indonesia as Australia’s most important neighbour and as a key to Australia’s prosperity and security, this recognition has not sustained interest among Australians in studying the language. For the last two decades, the study