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Emeritus Professor of History wins distinguished Asian Studies Association Award

David Chandler, Emeritus Professor of History at Monash University, won the 2018 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Asian Studies at the Association for Asian Studies (USA) meeting earlier this year. The award is given annually to scholars specialising in one of four areas of Asia such as China, Japan and Northern Asia, South Asia and Southeast Asia.…

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Keynote by Rebecca Wickes at forthcoming Crime Prevention & Communities conference

PMSI Research Leader and Associate Professor of Criminology, Rebecca Wickes has been invited to present the keynote address at this year’s Crime Prevention & Communities conference ‘Translating evidence into practice’. With a research track record and expertise on demographic changes in urban communities and their influence on social relationships, community regulation, victimisation, crime and disorder over…

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HSSM Symposium and Grant Accelerator Workshop – 25 and 26 October 2018

In October this year, HSSM will hold a major symposium and grant accelerator workshop for which we are currently welcoming abstracts and proposals. Symposium – A pill for every ill?: Dialogues on drug practices, possibilities and harms We welcome papers from scholars in the humanities, social sciences and medicine on these and other themes pertaining to therapeutic…

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Short film on the music of Indonesia’s Riau Islands screens at Paris film festival

Monash Indonesianist, and theatre and music scholar, Dr Karen Thomas and film editor Salvatore Rossano’s short film on the music of Indonesia’s Riau Islands featured at the 2018 Ethnografilm Festival in Paris, France earlier this month. The film was screened by an audience of around 120, with a Q and A session and critical discussion of the…

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Ethics in Neurotechnological Innovation

The Monash institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) and Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) are pleased to be hosting an interdisciplinary Symposium in Neuroethics. Entitled, Ethics in Neurotechnological Innovation, the symposium will take place on Tuesday, 1 May 2018 from 1:00pm – 5:30pm at New Horizons, 20 Research Way, Level 4 Collaboration Lounge. Professor Judy Illes …

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