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Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India wins the prestigious Reid Prize.

President of the Asian Studies Association of Australia, Professor Kate McGregor is thrilled to announce the winner of the Asian Studies Association of Australia’s inaugural Reid Prize, the most prestigious prize in Australia and New Zealand for work in the field of Asian studies that has made an exemplary contribution to the understanding of Asia. …

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THY PHU Warring Images: Vietnam Pictorial and the Colours of Socialist Futurity

The second program in our 2022 Sydney Asian Art Series, Troubling Images, coonvened by Olivier Krischer. This presentation explores the construction of socialist ways of seeing in Vietnam, focusing on the communist illustrated magazine, Vietnam Pictorial, which deployed color images as a means to project visions of socialist futurity, conjuring forth revolutionary renovations at a …

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Article on Male Cosmetic Surgery in China as Neoliberal Consumer Culture wins 2021 Wang Gungwu Prize

An article about male cosmetic surgery as a by product of neoliberal consumer culture in China by Hua Wen of the United Nations Population Fund (China Office) has won the Wang Gungwu Prize for the best article published in Asian Studies Review in 2021. The President of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA), Professor Kate McGregor, announced the winner …

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ASAA member events on Radio National: Uyghurs in China by LatrobeAsia

Global brands are under pressure to eliminate products produced by the forced labour of China’s Uyghurs . Human rights groups say they’re working in factories which manufacture goods for the technology, clothing and automotive sectors. China denies that the Uyghurs are living in detention centres and working under forced labour conditions but the satellite images …

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