New Paperback addition: Inside Australian Culture – Legacies of Enlightenment Values Read more

New Paperback addition: Inside Australian Culture – Legacies of Enlightenment Values

by Baden Offord, Erika Kerruish, Rob Garbutt, Adele Wessell and Kirsten Pavlovic, with a Foreword by Ashis Nandy and Afterword by Vinay Lal. A critical intervention into the effects of colonialism in Australia through the lens of Indian cultural theorist Ashis Nandy. Imprint: Anthem Press Paperback (also available in Hardback) ISBN 9781783084319 March 2015 | 164 Pages […]

Announcing the new BHP Biliton Chair of Australian Studies in China Read more

Announcing the new BHP Biliton Chair of Australian Studies in China

Professor McCarthy has worked tirelessly to strengthen ties between the Australian and Chinese academic communities. In his new role, announced today by the Foundation for Australian Studies in China (FASIC), Professor McCarthy will use his expertise to deepen understanding of Australia in China. Professor McCarthy will lead the Australian studies program at Peking University. He […]

Australian Historical Studies Ken Inglis Postgraduate Prize 2015 Read more

Australian Historical Studies Ken Inglis Postgraduate Prize 2015

The Ken Inglis Postgraduate Prize is awarded to the best paper presented by a postgraduate student at the 2015 Australian Historical Association conference. To be eligible, entries must be received by 30 September 2015. The Ken Inglis Postgraduate Prize winner will be awarded: • a two-year subscription to Australian Historical Studies • a $250 book […]

Visiting Professor of Australian Studies  – Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo Read more

Visiting Professor of Australian Studies – Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo

  Visiting Professor of Australian Studies 2016-17 AND/OR 2017-18 Centre for Pacific and American Studies Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo Position: Visiting Professor Open to: Australian citizens and permanent residents Location: Centre for Pacific and American Studies, University of Tokyo, Komaba Campus Salary: Starting Salary ¥600,000 per month (before tax). See […]

Book Launch at the Ballarat Post Office Gallery on July 31: 6-7:30 pm “Bread and Roses: Voices of Australian Academics from the Working Class” Read more

Book Launch at the Ballarat Post Office Gallery on July 31: 6-7:30 pm “Bread and Roses: Voices of Australian Academics from the Working Class”

Bread and Roses is an Australian first, a collection of stories from academics who identify as coming from working-class backgrounds. At once inspiring and challenging, the collection demonstrates how individual narratives are both personal and structural, in that they illustrate the ways in which social forces shape individual lives. Central themes in the book are […]