The Importance of Learning Asian Languages

You are warmly invited to attend a webinar marking the latest edition of the Melbourne Asia Review: The Importance of Learning Asian Languages Presented by the Asia Institute at The University of Melbourne Thursday 23 September at 5:00-6:00pm Melbourne time. Where do we need to be by 2030 and how do we get there? This webinar is […]

Conferences, Events, Universities

Advocating Language: Global Citizenship & Multilingual Skills Roundtable at the Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA) 2021 Virtual Conference

The Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA) and The Australian National University present an exciting public event within the JSAA 2021 Virtual Conference hosted by the University of Queensland. Experts share their perspectives on the importance and impact of Japanese (and other) language education in universities and beyond in the workplace, as well as their thoughts on key graduate […]

Appointments, Jobs, Latest News, Universities

Position advertised: Director, Australian Centre on China in the World, ANU

Job no: 516182 The Australian National University (ANU) is delighted to offer an outstanding opportunity to lead the Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW); ranked among the world’s leading research institutes for Chinese Studies. Based in the nation’s capital, ANU is one of Australia’s foremost research universities. The ANU College of Asia & […]

Call for Abstracts: Online Workshop on “Preparing for a post-COVID world: Japanese and Asian Higher Education Mobility to Australia”

The Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA) in partnership with the University of Western Australia (UWA) and its Australia-India Institute (AII@UWA) cordially invites abstracts for a 1.5-days online workshop on 27 and 28 October 2021. This workshop, designed to bring together emerging researchers working on Japanese and Asian university student experience in contemporary Australia, aims […]

CFP, Publications

An open call for papers for JOSAH

Awards and Prizes, Publications

2020 John Legge Best Thesis in Asian Studies Prize Winner

The ASAA is delighted to announce that the 2021 John Legge Prize for the best thesis in Asian studies in Australia in 2020 has been awarded to Cheng Nien Yuan a graduate from the University of Sydney for the thesis titled “The Storytelling State: Performing Life Histories in Singapore.”   The judges have also awarded a […]


Postgraduate event: ‘Doing Fieldwork during the pandemic: Digital research methods and data collection’