Research and Conferences: recent activities by Monash Anthropology

  • Dr Antje Missbach completed fieldwork in Indonesia and presented a paper on “Imagining Indonesia. Exilic, Diasporic, and Migratory Homeland Utopias and the Power of Longing”, at the Workshop titled ‘Local, national and transnational modes of belonging in Indonesia and beyond’ at Goethe University in Frankfurt. Also, she gave a lecture on “Auswirkungen der Australischen Asylpolitik auf die Asien-Pazifik-Region” [Impacts of the Australian asylum policies in the Asia-Pacific region] at Böll-Stiftung in Berlin.
  • Associate Professor Andrea Whittaker attended an invited workshop at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore on ‘Spaces of Exception’, presented a paper at the IAS XVIII World Congress of Sociology in Yokohama, Japan and gave an invited keynote address on ‘Questions, controversies and challenges in cross border reproductive care in Asia’ at a conference at Rikkyo University, Tokyo, on ‘Medical Tourism in Asia : Current Trends and issues’.