“OTHER ASIANS, ASIA’S OTHERING; Inclusionary Utopias, Exclusionary Politics”

Date/Time: Mon 30 Oct - Tue 31 Oct / All Day

Location: Monash University, Caulfield Campus

Monash Asia Institute (MAI) 


“OTHER ASIANS, ASIA’S OTHERING; Inclusionary Utopias, Exclusionary Politics” 

Monash Asia Institute (MAI) is pleased to welcome you to its conference on “OTHER ASIANS, ASIA’S OTHERING; Inclusionary Utopias, Exclusionary Politics” on 30-31 October 2017. The conference will open with a public keynote address by Professor Krishna Sen (The University of Western Australia) in the evening of 30 October 2017. On the next day, there will be three panel sessions each focussing on one of the MAI central research themes for 2017:

-Migrants, Diaspora and Identity
-Mobility, Diversity and Inclusion
-Media and cultural practices

Overall, this conference deals with two distinct but related issues: empirical observation and questions of method and recent changes in Asia and the challenge of analysing these changes.

Professor Krishna Sen is an internationally recognized scholar of contemporary Indonesia and published extensively on the media. She is Professor in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Western Australia, and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

Krishna is a member of editorial boards of several international refereed journals and serves on the New Colombo Plan Reference Group, the Hawke Research Institute Advisory Board (University of South Australia) and the Office of Multicultural Interests Language Services Policy Advisory Group (Western Australia).

Krishna was Dean of the Faculty of Arts (2009-2016) at UWA and prior to that she was the Executive Director for Humanities and Creative Arts at the Australian Research Council (ARC) in Canberra.
She served as a member of the Council of Learned Academies Expert Working Group on ‘Asia Literacy’, was a founding member of Murdoch University’s Asia Research Centre and served on its international advisory board for many years.

Krishna has a PhD in Politics from Monash University in Melbourne. 

Monday 30 October
Ground Floor, H Building
4.00pm to 5.30pm     Professor Krishna Sen Public Lecture
5.30pm to 6.30pm     Welcome Reception

Tuesday 31 October
H222, H Building
10:00am to 4.30pm     MAI Conference 
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For further information MAI-enquiries@monash.edu

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