ASAA Statement of concern re. cuts to staff with Asia expertise at UWA

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We are concerned that scholars of Asia are considered dispensable at a time when Asia is one of the most important regions of the world to understand…

ANU recruitment: Lecturer (Indonesian Language and Studies)

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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 […]

Roundtable on Supporting Teaching Advanced Japanese in Australia

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Wednesday, 19 May 2021 Roundtable on Supporting Teaching Advanced Japanese in Australia – Network for Teaching Advanced Japanese in Australia (豪州上級日本語ネットワーク) The ANU Japan Institute is pleased to host its first seminar series, supported by the Australian Government through the Australia-Japan Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Register now for the final seminar […]

The ASAA grants two Lifetime Memberships for distinguished service

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The ASAA Council is delighted to confirm the following two lifetime members for the ASAA in recognition of the long running and outstanding contributions of these members. These memberships are awarded on occasion usually after the retirement of an individual for outstanding service to the ASAA. We warmly congratulate Louise and Anne on this honour. […]

Former ASAA President honoured by Emperor of Japan

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Former President of the ASAA, Emeritus Professor Purnendra Jain, has been awarded the highest Japanese honour open to an academic. In a ceremony held in Adelaide on Friday 26 March, Consul-General Shimada Junji awarded Professor Jain the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon in recognition of his “contribution to promoting academic […]

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 […]