Monash Asia Institute

  • Photographs from 9 April Seminar: Securing Global Talent, A/Prof Nana Oishi photo-4The Japanese Studies Centre was pleased to present this seminar in collaboration with MAI’s TransAsia Seminar Series. Despite the rainy weather, there was a good number gathered to hear A/Professor Oishi’s paper on the occasion of her first visit to Monash and the JSC. We thank her for her time and look forward to future collaborations !       ...
  • Indian Elections 2014 What lies Beyond ? Nirupama-Subramanian21Indian Elections 2014 What lies Beyond ? Nirupama Subramanian- Senior Associate Editor, The Hindu The election outcomes, their socio economic  implications and what lies in the future beyond elections is the topic of a special event jointly  organised by Centre Centre for Development  Economics and Sustainability (CDES), South Asia Research Network (SARN) and Department of Economics at Monash University! The ...
  • Call for Papers – “Asian Cultural and Media Studies Now” International Conference Dr-Sarmast-Music-School-TN-300x221Call for papers Asian Cultural and Media Studies Now  International Conference Asian Cultural & Media Studies Research Cluster, Monash Asia Institute Thu 6- Fri 7 Nov 2014   (Proposals due no later than 12 May) The Asian Cultural & Media Studies Research Cluster of the Monash Asia Institute, Monash University will host an international conference, ‘Asian Cultural and Media Studies ...
  • TRANS-ASIA Joint Seminar Series 2014 – Japanese Studies Centre with Monash Asia Institute Two researchers working on a computerSecuring Global Talent?: Highly Skilled Migration in Japan and Asia presented by Associate Professor Nana Oishi  The competition for global talent has been becoming fierce in Asia as the region continues to experience strong economic growth. Many countries have been adopting special schemes to promote the immigration of professionals. This presentation will focus on Japan which has been ...
  • Herb Feith Foundation Seminar Series 2014, Seminar 1: Film screening Lempad of Bali Lempad14P-0201 Herb Feith Memorial Lecture 2014-Final200 (3) In this, the first in the Herb Feith Foundation series of seminars on Indonesia for 2014, we will be screening John Darling’s film Lempad of Bali. In April 1978, Bali’s greatest living artist died at the extraordinary age of 116. Lempad left an equally remarkable body of art and architecture created during ...
  • Inaugural Australia Asia Education Engagement Symposium Global-engagement-300x298To download Brochure. Inaugural Australia Asia Education Engagement Symposium Examining the opportunities for enhanced education exchange and research partnerships with Asia including the New Colombo Plan There has been much discussion around the concept of the Asian Century and Australia’s role within this. Underpinning all of this is the need to enhance knowledge and understanding of Asia, initiate and ...
  • Borderless spirituality in a plural Asia: tomb-sites and normative national pieties JAVA-141248865.mJoUiYbY.G_07_C-300x87Borderless spirituality in a plural Asia: tomb-sites and normative national pieties Flyer Date:      Monday 17th March Time:      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Where:    ACJC Seminar Room                 Building H level 8 (H8.05)                 Monash Caulfield Campus Presented by: Dr Lewis Mayo - lectures in the Chinese Studies ...
  • TRANS-ASIA Joint Seminar Series 2014 – Japanese Studies Centre with Monash Asia Institute Two researchers working on a computerSecuring Global Talent?: Highly Skilled Migration in Japan and Asia presented by Associate Professor Nana Oishi  The competition for global talent has been becoming fierce in Asia as the region continues to experience strong economic growth. Many countries have been adopting special schemes to promote the immigration of professionals. This presentation will focus on Japan which has been ...
  • Garden of the East – a look at how we look at Indonesia Borobudur. National Gallery of AustraliaBy Susie Protschky Say “Indonesia” today and what visual associations does the word prompt? For many Australians, an ambivalent mix of pleasant and troubled images, no doubt. But a new photography exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) – of photography from Indonesia between the 1850s and 1940s – will add a layer of complexity to those associations. When ...
  • Launch of the David Hanan Collection of Indonesian Films november2An Invitation to the the launch of the David Hanan Collection of Indonesian Films is a rare opportunity to celebrate decades of study and dedication to Indonesian Film and culture and to experience some rare footage of a gone-by-era. You are invited to:The Japanese Studies Centre, Building 54,  Clayton Campus (near the bus stop opposite the Law ...
  • Diet quality links old and young Grandparents may be even more likely than parents to influence food habits in young children according to new research. Photo: iStockUnderstanding how dietary habits are connected through the generations could have valuable benefits for community health, a new study shows.  The Taiwanese study assessed the relationship between the quality of children’s diets and that of their elders in a wide range of representative communities, generating findings that have international relevance.  Led by Emeritus Professor Mark Wahlqvist from Monash ...
  • Swāmi Vivekānanda – Re-assessing the man & his contributions swami-vivekananda050811INDIAN COUNCIL FOR CULTURAL RELATIONS (ICCR) NEW DELHI, INDIA In partnership with the National Centre for South Asian Studies, Monash University and The South Asian Studies Association of Australia 21st and 22nd February 2014 VENUE: CAULFIELD CAMPUS, BUILDING H, MONASH UNIVERSITY OUR OBJECTIVES Narandranath Datta (1863-1902) or Swāmi Vivekānada was only 39 years old when he died, having earned for himself a ...
  • Monash Asia Institute: postgraduate conference awards banner_0Postgraduate conference awards  The ASAA is offering 10 awards for postgraduate students to attend its 20th biennial conference in Perth 7-10 July 2014  The Award  Each award is valued at $1,100 and provides: Registration for the workshop and conference Accommodation for 5 nights in a University college Attendance at the conference dinner Awardees are expected to obtain any airfare from their home institution. Eligibility  Applicants ...
  • Talks tackle terrorism – and look to peace 6e371b2cbbacfb31c9a3dcbb10984926_nPreventing terrorism by deradicalising and disengaging militants will be discussed during a symposium currently being held at Monash University. The 5th Asia Pacific Security Dialogue has brought together international specialists with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of political violence in Asia, Australia and Europe to discuss successful strategies to divert militants into more peaceful actions. Monash University ...
  • Multiculturalism and Asia – MAI Workshop mai-featureMonash Asia Institute in conjunction with Sociology, School of Political and Social Inquiry, Faculty of Arts, Monash University presents Multiculturalism and Asia 21-22 November 2013 Venue: Room HB.32 (basement), Building H, Monash University Caulfield campus Registration required. RSVP (by 15 Nov) to: MAI-Enquiries@monash.edu or Sharon.Elliott@monash.edu More information about this Workshop, including the program…
  • MAI Bulletin October 2013 bannerMAI Bulletin OCTOBER 2013 From the Director’s Desk In October, we will have intriguing events that give us precious food for thought regarding “Australia in the Asian Century”. National Centre for Australian Studies (NCAS) will organize China-Australia Research Symposium, which features three visiting fellows from China. Mon@sia will discuss the issues of language teaching and Asia literacy. Trans-Asia as method will critically ...
  • Upcoming workshop on Multiculturalism and ‘Asia’ paradeformulticulturalismAll are welcome to Multiculturalism and ‘Asia’ a forthcoming two-day workshop hosted by Sociology and the Monash Asia Institute. The conference will be held from November 21-22, 2013, at the Caulfield campus (HB.32).  The workshop has two key purposes. One is to broaden and reconsider the studies of multiculturalism and multicultural questions, which have been developed mostly ...
  • Call for papers: Multiculturalism and “Asia” thumbs_paradeformulticulturalismInternational workshop Monash Asia Institute in conjunction with the School of Political & Social Inquiry Monash University 21-22 Nov 2013  Monash Asia Institute together with the School of Political and Social Inquiry will host an international workshop of ‘Multiculturalism and “Asia”’ at Monash University, Caulfield campus in Melbourne on 21 and 22 November 2013. The workshop has two key purposes. ...
  • Call for papers: Multiculturalism and “Asia” banner3Monash Asia Institute together with the School of Political and Social Inquiry will host an international workshop of Multiculturalism and “Asia” at Monash University, Caulfield campus in Melbourne on 21 and 22 November 2013.  The workshop has two key purposes. One is to broaden and reconsider the studies of multiculturalism and multicultural questions, which have been developed mostly in ...
  • Call for papers: Multiculturalism and “Asia” banner7Call for papers — Multiculturalism and “Asia”   International workshop   Monash Asia Institute in conjunction with the School of Political & Social Inquiry Monash University   21-22 Nov 2013  Monash Asia Institute together with the School of Political and Social Inquiry will host an international workshop of ‘Multiculturalism and “Asia”’ at Monash University, Caulfield campus in Melbourne on 21 and 22 November 2013. The ...
  • MAI International Seminar: Rethinking Race/Racism form Asian Experiences banner3Date: 24 May 2013 (Friday) Venue: Building A, Ground floor, Clayfield/Dining Rooms (A1.34), Monash University Caulfield Campus (For information on travelling, parking and map, please visit www.monash.edu.au/campuses/caulfield/) Organized by Monash Asia Institute, Monash University Co-organized by Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) “A Japan-based Global Study of Racial Representations”) Registration required. RSVP (no later than 16 ...
  • MAI Bulletin December 2012 media-uploadMAI Bulletin December 2012 With the last MAI Bulletin for 2012 I would like to take this opportunity to wish the MAI Community, MAI Bulletin subscribers and their loved ones a safe and pleasant Christmas / New Year period. As outgoing Director of MAI, I also wish to express my deep gratitude to Professor Rae Frances ...
  • Medical expenses higher for men Old man19 October 2012 Men with MetS are more likely to incur greater health care costs than women with similar conditions. Men with the metabolic syndrome (MetS), a condition which often leads to cardiovascular, cerebrovascular disease or diabetes, are more likely to incur greater health care costs than women with similar conditions, new research has found. A new study ...
  • MAI Bulletin October 2012 banner3This month’s MAI Bulletin features another great range of upcoming events, including the final Herb Feith Foundation seminar for 2012 and the Cambodia Roundtable, as well as recent seminars by Professor Yuhua Ji and two new Monash Asia publications. Monash and the MAI Community extends a warm welcome to Professor Koichi Iwabuchi, who is now settling ...
  • Monash Asia Seminars by Prof Yuhua Ji, Specialist on Chinese-English Cross-Cultural Communication Prof-Yuhua-Ji-Xiamen-UniCurrent Trends in China in the Context of Globalization and Intercultural Communication Tuesday 25th September 2012, 4.00pm – 5.30pm Monash Asia Institute Seminar Room, H5.95 Level 5, Building H, Monash University Caulfield Campus This presentation will start with an effort to define culture as “human intentional action and its results” and a brief introduction to the 4-E (ecology-economy-ethics-equilibrium) ...
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