Monash Asia Institute

Monash Arts Graduate Coursework Programs Event in Jakarta

SATURDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2017 GRADUATE COURSEWORK PROGRAMS IN ARTS, HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES: Inspiring Graduates to Achieve Great Things Join Monash Arts graduates and academics, and discover the ways in which our Arts graduate programs will inspire, guide, and launch you into achieving incredible outcomes and careers with a lasting impact. REGISTER SESSION 1: 11am-12noon…

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Literary Habitats congratulates “My Place, My Story” winning entries

Literary Habitats is a Monash/Warwick Alliance funded project led by Monash University Prof Sue Kossew and Dr Mridula Chakraborty that, on the Monash side of the project, aimed to explore the ways in which literary activities, broadly defined, circulate in the city of Melbourne, a UNESCO-designated City of Literature. Melbourne is the only such City of…

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Top minds meet through Monash Asia Institute Research Day

Earlier this month, Monash Asia Institute (MAI) undertook an innovative research initiative, organising a Research Day attended by faculties from across the University. The Research Day aimed to facilitate inter-disciplinary work on environment, sustainability and social change in Asia, and identify collaborative research opportunities such as application for internal funding schemes and Australian Research Council…

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Monash Asia Institute seminar: Reconsidering masculinities and femininities in the Southeast Asian context

This seminar series, organised by the Monash Asia Institute, brings together various scholars from different disciplines to generate discussions on studying issues of sex and sexualities from a trans-Asian perspective. Globalisation has enabled the increasing visibility of trans-border gender and LGBT issues in Asia such as human trafficking, vulnerability to armed conflicts and disasters, violence…

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MAI-Australasian Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy (ASACP) 2015 Conference

Monash Asia Institute and Monash University  have the pleasure of hosting the Australasian Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy  (ASACP) 2015 Conference ASIAN PERSPECTIVES ON MIND, ACTION and CULTIVATION Is it possible that by engaging Western and Eastern philosophy, we can reach a new understanding of the nature of reality, mind, and human action? This conference explores these and other…

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Sharing knowledge for a just world: Prof Koichi Iwabuchi joins International Panel on Social Progress

Monash Arts Professor Koichi Iwabuchi has recently been appointed to the International Panel on Social Progress. The panel is a collection of social sciences experts, headed by Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, and seeks to tackle global social challenges. Professor Iwabuchi  says “In the current situation, one of imperative issues for academics is how to make…

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Sugar and spice and all things nice

Emeritus Professor Mark Wahlqvist, from the Monash Asia Institute, was recently featured on ABC radio’s 612 Brisbane. Health experts say adding just one gram of turmeric to breakfast could help improve the memory of people who are in the very early stages of diabetes and at risk of cognitive impairment. Professor Wahlqvist says the finding has particular…

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Spice up your memory

Adding just one gram of turmeric to breakfast could help improve the memory of people who are in the very early stages of diabetes and at risk of cognitive impairment. The finding has particular significance given that the world’s ageing population means a rising incidence of conditions that predispose people to diabetes, which in turn…

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Panel discussion: Masculinity and links to gender inequality and violence in Timor-Leste and Indonesia

Internationally, it has been shown that there is a strong link between various gender related norms including notions of masculinity in a society and gendered violence. How masculinity and gender norms are linked to inequality and violence against women is key to programs of prevention. A panel of academics will explore cultural-religious elements of masculinity…

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