Series on Asian Studies in Australia

Ed Aspinall and I have launched a special blog series on the state of the field of Asian Studies on the Asian Currents blog of the Asian Studies Association of Australia. This looks across the disciplines (law, political science, international relations, anthropology, history); languages (Japanese, Korean, Indonesian, Chinese) and area studies (Mainland Southeast Asia, Indonesia, South Asia, China, Northeast Asia, and Asian diasporas)

The series includes:

Asian Politics in Australian Universities, Michael Barr
Evolution of Mainland Southeast Asia Studies over the last 20 years, Patrick Jory
Twenty Years of Korean Studies in Australia, Ruth Barraclough
Chinese Studies in Australian Universities, Anne McLaren
Australian International Relations and Asia, Jennifer Canfield and Mathew Davies
Anthropology of/with Asia in Australia, Tanya Jakimow
Asian Law in Australian Universities: Research Centres as Critical Institutional Commitments, Melissa Crouch
South Asian Studies in Australia, Priya Chacko
The State of Indonesian Language in Australian Universities, David Hill
The Current State of Japanese Studies in Australia, Rebecca Suter