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ANU recruitment: Lecturer (Indonesian Language and Studies)

The ANU Indonesian language program has a distinguished record of teaching and innovation, and links to the ANU’s strengths at the College level on Indonesian history, politics, economics, languages, society and culture. CHL is seeking to appoint a scholar to make a substantial contribution to its Indonesian language program, who has a track record of […]

Reimagining Memory Activism: Conversations on Asia and the Pacific

Tuesday, 22 June 2021 | 5:30pm—6:45pm AEDT (8:30am London * 10:30am Tel Aviv * 5:30pm Canberra) This is the first in a series of conversations exploring the concept of memory activism, both from an interdisciplinary academic perspective, and from the perspective of actors who are involved in memory activism as researchers, practitioners, artists and activists. The […]

Dr Fei Chen wins the 2020 Wang Gungwu Prize for an article on Tibet in Meiji Japan and Qing China

An article about how Japanese understandings about Tibet and colonialism transformed Qing China’s policies on Tibet by Dr Fei Chen of Shanghai Normal University has won the Wang Gungwu Prize for the best article published in Asian Studies Review in 2020. The President of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA), Professor Kate McGregor, announced the winner of the annual […]

ASAA 2021 Event Grant Prize winners announced

The ASAA would like to warmly congratulate the following academics on their success in our latest round of event funding. The successful applicants and their projects are as follows: Genevieve Trail & Wulan Dirgantoro – Asian Art Research Now Vannessa Hearman – The Dili Massacre, 1991: Thirty Years On Rebecca Hausler – Navigating Asian studies […]

2021 Postdoctoral Writing Grant Prize winner announced

The ASAA is thrilled to congratulate the winner of our 2021 Postdoctoral Writing Grant, Dr Justine Chambers!  Dr Chambers will use the grant to ready her thesis, ‘Pursuing Mortality: Everyday Ethics among Karen Buddhists in Southeastern Myanmar’, for publication.

Monthly postgrad lunchtime catch-ups

Are you a postgraduate student in Asian Studies? ASAA hosts monthly lunchtime catch-ups to share experiences with other postgrads! We’ve bumped all these sessions forward by a week, so you can now sign up for 2021 sessions via the links below: 10 June 2021 8 July 2021 12 August 2021 9 September 2021 14 October […]

AAS is now accepting nominations for 2022 Book Prize competitions

Call for Nominations To recognize outstanding scholarship and contribution to the field, the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) annually awards several publication prizes, presented at the Awards Ceremony during the Annual Conference (next coming up March 24-27, 2022 in Honolulu, HI). AAS is now accepting nominations for 2022 Book Prize competitions, with a submission deadline […]

Monash University presents The International Conference and Cultural Event of Lampung Indonesia

This International Conference and Cultural Event (ICCE Lampung 2021) on the arts, culture, religion, history and political economy of Lampung Province, Sumatra, will be presented by Monash University’s Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and Performance in collaboration with the Monash Herb Feith Indonesia Engagement Centre on  14-16 December 2021. The theme of the conference […]