MAI Staff Research Profiles

Director Prof Koichi Iwabuchi  

Deputy Director Prof Ariel Heryanto & Dr Mridula Chakraborty 

Centre Directors

Associate Professor Julian Millie. Centre of Southeast Asian Studies. practice and observance in Indonesia, especially on ritual performance and religious communication. 

Professor Carolyn Stevens. Japanese Studies Centre. Social anthropology and cultural studies; social problems in Japan, including topics such as disability and poverty, as well as popular music and consumerism in postwar Japan.

Emeritus Prof Marika Vicziany. National Centre for South Asian Studies. Mass poverty, Ethnic/Religious minorities in India, Pakistan and Western China, and Regional Security.

Executive Officer

Vanessa Fleming-Baillie,

Our location and postal address

The MAI offices are located at Monash University, Caulfield Campus. Level 8, Building S, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East, Victoria 3145, Australia (Melway Ref: 68 F1) For information on travelling to Caulfield campus (how to get to, parking and map), please visit Monash University Caulfield campus Google Maps Our postal address is:

Monash Asia Institute PO Box 197 Caulfield East Victoria 3145 Australia

Email: Tel: +61 3 9905 2929 Fax: +61 3 9905 5370

Contacts for Centres and MAI’s Affiliate in Monash Malaysia

Dr Julian Millie, Director, Centre of Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) 

Prof Carolyn Stevens, Japanese Studies Centre (JSC)

Professor Emeritus Marika Vicziany, National Centre for South Asian Studies (NCSAS) 

Prof Kuah Khun Eng, Head of School of Arts and Social Sciences, Monash Univeristy, Malaysia