News and Events

22
May

ASAA 2018 Conference

The biennial Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) conference is the largest gathering of experts working on Asia in the southern hemisphere. ASAA 2018 Conference The ASAA will hold its 22nd biennial conference from 3–5 July 2018 at the University of Sydney. It will be co-organised by the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, the China Studies Centre […]

22
May

The Modi effect steamrolls New Delhi’s municipal elections

19 May 2017 Author: Peter Mayer, University of Adelaide There is no painless way for an incumbent political party to lose an election, especially if it appears that its former supporters have abandoned it. So it is no surprise that the comprehensive defeat of the Aam Aadmii Party (AAP) in the municipal elections held in […]

17
May

SARI travel and workshop grants now available

SARI is delighted to provide details of the various funding opportunities available for SARI members in 2017.  Student support for travel to conferences, workshops, archives or for fieldwork – Grants of up to $800. SARI annual workshop/ conference – One Grant of up to $5,000. *Both of these are competitive Grants, with applications due by […]

12
May

Event: India – A resurgent maritime nation, harnessing the blue economy – 25 May 2017

CRAWFORD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY | ARNDT-CORDEN DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS | AUSTRALIA SOUTH ASIA RESEARCH CENTRE Date: 25 May 2017 Time: 4.30PM–5.30PM Venue: Innovations Theatre, Anthony Low Building 124, Eggleston Road, ANU The Indian Ocean has recently emerged as the world’s focus in the maritime domain and is a global economic highway. India sits astride […]

08
May

Will Trump make South Asia great again?

4 May 2017 Author: Abdul Basit, RSISUnites States National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster embarked on his maiden visit to South Asia on 16 April 2017. McMaster’s trip to the region is part of the on-going consultation process ahead of finalising the Trump administration’s South Asia policy. This comes just after Washington snubbed Russia’s invitation […]

01
May

Hasina defrosting India–Bangladesh ties

27 April 2017 Author: Sumit Kumar, Pondicherry University Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s state visit to India from 7 to 10 April signalled a remarkable movement in the relationship between the two countries. Nearly seven years after Hasina’s last trip to India, the visit was of such importance that protocol was set aside and Indian […]

26
Apr

India: How the elephant got its Trump

Dr Anthony Bergin, Dr David Brewster and Professor Rory Medcalf.  Any simple narrative that the Trump Presidency is bad for Asia, and that Asians universally think so, faces an awkwardly large stumbling block: India. The fact is, India’s strategic elite takes a pragmatic view of Donald Trump and of their country’s strategic partnership with the […]

19
Apr

Event – Durability and diffusion of women’s empowerment: a panel data analysis from India

ANU Crawford School of Public Policy Event    Speaker Professor Sonia Akter, Assistant Dean (Research), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.   Venue Acton Theatre, JG Crawford Building (132), Lennox Crossing, ANU   Date Tuesday, 9 May, 2017 – 14:00 to 15:00   Women’s empowerment is argued to be an […]

13
Apr

Event – Gender analysis of Manchar Lake water degradation in Sindh Province, Pakistan

Crawford Research Seminar   Speaker Dr Joyce Wu, Crawford School, ANU.   Venue Other, please see description for details   Date Friday, 28 April, 2017 – 12:00 to 13:00   For centuries, the people around Manchar Lake, Pakistan, have relied on the freshwater lake as a source of livelihood. Due to poor irrigation planning and […]

13
Apr

Event – India – A resurgent maritime nation, harnessing the blue economy

ASARC Lecture Speaker Admiral R K Dhowan, Chairman, National Maritime Foundation, India.   Venue Other, please see description for details   Date Thursday, 25 May, 2017 – 16:30 to 17:30   The Indian Ocean has recently emerged as the world’s focus in the maritime domain and is a global economic highway. India sits astride busy […]

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