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…

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. Calls for presentations are now open! Fashioning Gender in Asia builds on past Women in Asia conferences and the Women’s Forum of the […]

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 […]

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