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 […]

Women in Asia Conference 2021 Fashioning Gender in Asia

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La Trobe University is pleased to announce that it will host the 13th Women in Asia Conference from 23-26 November, 2021. The theme of this year’s conference is Fashioning Gender in Asia. Fashioning Gender in Asia builds on past Women in Asia conferences and the Women’s Forum of the Asian Studies Association of Australia to […]

Crisis and Recovery in World History CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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

Language studies crisis – a national conversation

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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 […]

Applications invited for a tenured position at University of Victoria, British Columbia

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The Department of Pacific and Asian Studies at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada is advertising a position in the thematic area of Transcultural Japan. It is a tenured Associate or Full Professorship, with a preferential search for a woman scholar. Full details on applications are available via the link below. https://www.uvic.ca/faculty-staff/careers/faculty-and-librarian-postings/current/paas_250_081.php

ANU Asian languages staff restored to their appointments

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The Australian National University has backed down on its plans to downgrade its Asian language academics to fixed contracts following widespread community consultation and national condemnation. The university issued its final proposal for changes to the School of Culture, History and Languages on 18 April after a fraught consultation process which received 97 submissions as […]