Event held by The Goldberg Centre

The Goldberg Center is pleased to announce: Click to enlarge (pdf) “Mass Murder and U.S. Hegemony” Vincent Bevins Journalist and Author of The Jakarta Method: Washington’s Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program That Shaped Our World (Public Affairs, 2020) View Book on Publisher’s Website Friday, February 19, 2021 12:00 PM Join via ZOOM at […]

Conferences, Universities

Crisis and Recovery in World History CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Eleventh Annual Conference of the Midwest World History Association September 24-25, 2021 Lewis University (Romeoville, IL) Proposal Deadline: May 15, 2021

Arts and culture, Events, Latest News

Queering Our Worlds: A Tribute to Mark McLelland

The Association for Asian Studies presents a webinar to commemorate the legacy of Mark McLelland. Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:00-8:30pm Eastern Time Co-sponsored by Japanese Studies Association of Australia Consulting organizers: Vera Mackie and James Welker Mark McLelland (1966-2020) was a pioneering scholar, whose work served as an inspiration to so many people in various fields—Japan […]


Position advertised: Assistant Professor—South Asian Studies

Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor Discipline/Field: South Asian Cultures Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Home Department/Area/Division: Department of Humanities Affiliation/Union: YUFA Position Start Date: July 1, 2021 Department of Humanities The Department of Humanities, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in South Asian Cultures at the Assistant Professor […]

Farewell from ASAA President, Professor Edward Aspinall

Dear colleagues, At the end of the year, my term as president of the Asian Studies Association of Australia expires. During the last two years while I have held the office, our field has faced many challenges. These challenges became acute in late 2019, with the announcement by the National Library of Australia that it […]

Latest News, Publications, Universities

Language studies crisis – a national conversation

In recent months, the issue of cuts to language programs at Australian universities has received significant media attention. We have collated below some of these articles. Please contact ASAA if you know of other articles that should be featured here. We’ve also included links to petitions circulating on this issue, and articles on our Asian […]

Statement: A crisis in Asian languages

Australia is facing a fast-approaching crisis in the teaching of Asian languages at our universities. After learning several weeks ago that La Trobe University was considering closing its Indonesian and Hindi programs, over the last fortnight we have learned that Murdoch University is planning to close its Indonesian program, and Swinburne University wishes to close […]

Announcing the 2021-2022 ASAA Executive Council

We’re pleased to announce that the executive council for 2021-2022 has been confirmed. Congratulations and many thanks to those who nominated for postions; we warmly welcome new members in many positions and look forward to their contributions. Many thanks are also due to the 2019-2020 Executive Council for their hardwork over an especially difficult period […]

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