ASAA statement on military coup in Myanmar

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The military coup in Myanmar is a significant setback for reform in Myanmar. The ASAA and its members value their close collaborations with a wide range of institutions, universities, academics, students and civil society in Myanmar. We express our deep concern for the safety and well-being of the people of Myanmar who are seeking an […]

Queering Our Worlds: A Tribute to Mark McLelland

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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 […]

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

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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. […]

Upcoming Online Events: Publishing a first book on Southeast Asia

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Two online events for late-candidature PhD students and ECRs offered by the Asian Studies Association of Australia & Association of Mainland Southeast Asia Scholars

ASAA Statement on recent racist attacks in Australia – a message from the ASAA Executive

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The Asian Studies Association of Australia notes recent reports of attacks and intimidation directed against people of Asian backgrounds in Australia in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the attribution of blame by some people to Chinese and, by extension, all Asian people for the virus. This blaming of people of Asian background for […]

Lectureship in Asian History – University of Melbourne

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Hansen Lecturer – Asian History School of Historical and Philosophical Studies Faculty of Arts, The University of Melbourne Salary: AUD98,775 – AUD117,290 p.a. plus 17% superannuation The School of Historical and Philosophical Studies (SHAPS), which is a part of the Faculty of Arts, was formed in 2011 comprising the programs of History, History and Philosophy […]