South and Southeast Asian Studies

The global significance of South and Southeast Asia in political, economic, security and cultural terms is growing rapidly. Our department focuses on this growth and aims to stimulate and capitalise on renewed interest in these regions within ANU and in the broader Australian community.

South and Southeast Asian Studies people


Find contact details for our academic staff, PhD students and visiting fellows.

South and Southeast Asian Studies publications


View a selection of publications from our Academics and PhD students covering a range of topics in the area.

News and events

Find out details of our workshops and conferences which are regularly held to promote studies and interest in South & Southeast Asian languages and culture.

Facilities & resources

View information relating to facilities and resources available to students whilst studying within the department.

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South Asian Studies


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India Update - Ideas from India: an update on contemporary India

The South Asia Research Institute at ANU College of Asia and the Pacific will be hosting the India Update – a symposium bringing together scholars, media and policymakers to debate the current and

Thursday, November 10, 2016 to Friday, November 11, 2016


Religion Conference
Religious Transformation in Asian History

Asian history and culture have been profoundly influenced by a number of religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Islam, Sikhism, Shamanism, and Shintō).

Thursday, April 7, 2016 to Saturday, April 9, 2016

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