Jobs, Universities

Applications invited for a tenured position at University of Victoria, British Columbia

The Department of Pacific and Asian Studies at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada is advertising a position in the thematic area of Transcultural Japan. It is a tenured Associate or Full Professorship, with a preferential search for a woman scholar. Full details on applications are available via the link below. https://www.uvic.ca/faculty-staff/careers/faculty-and-librarian-postings/current/paas_250_081.php

Statement of grave concern about the potential closure of programs in Hindi and Indonesian at La Trobe University.

On behalf of Asian Studies academics in Australia we express our grave concern about the potential closure of programs in Hindi and Indonesian at La Trobe University. The current funding crisis of the Australian university sector caused by the COVID-19 pandemic should not be an occasion to wind back teaching programs in areas of vital […]

Events, Latest News

The Future of Asian Studies: Opportunities and challenges for Australian universities beyond 2020

The Asian Studies Association invites you to a forum to discuss the future of Asian Studies in Australian universities. Over the last two decades, policy settings and long-term trends in the university sector have placed pressure on Asian studies, undermining the study and teaching of some Asian languages and fields of study, while encouraging others. […]