November 2018

01
Nov
2018

Spotlight on History Forum

Christine Winter

This Forum aims to open lively conversations about issues of perpetual concern to Higher Degree Research and Early Career academics in History and related disciplines. It is a keynote-led, participatory event. Places are limited so register early.

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02
Nov
2018

The Dynamic Correlations of Religious and Musical Authority Constructed in Tibetan Buddhist Ritual Music: A Case Study of Rumtek Monastery

Yanfang Liou

My research considers what the main element enacts and these correlations among all the elements in Tibetan Buddhist rituals.

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15
Nov
2018

ANU India Update 2018 - Voices of difference: minority positions in a majoritarian world

Professor G.N. Devy, founder director of the Bhasha Research and Publication Center, India; and more

The South Asia Research Institute at ANU announces its biennial conference that brings together scholars, policymakers and cultural practitioners to take stock of recent developments.

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21
Nov
2018

Japanese military sexual slavery and women’s lives in the Asia-Pacific region today

Various

This one-day workshop will examine women’s lives in Asia and the Pacific today in light of the history of Japanese military sexual slavery (i.e., the ‘comfort women’ system) during the wartime 1930s and 1940s.

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22
Nov
2018

CAP Joint History-IR Workshop: ‘History of International Relations in the 21st Century: A search for an inter-disciplinary approach in conversation with George Lawson’

George Lawson

Knowledge of history of international relations influences how we understand current international affairs.

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23
Nov
2018

Caste in Islam: Social Hierarchy among Muslims in Malabar, South India

Saidalavi P.C

Social hierarchy has generally been understood in South Asia within the framework of ‘caste’: a Hindu social system that classifies the population into groups based on the religious ideas of purity and pollution, commensal restrictions, ritual vocations and occupational specialisations.

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26
Nov
2018

Summer School: Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language

Various

The Centre’s annual Summer School is a flagship educational event on Australia’s linguistics calendar.

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29
Nov
2018

The Linguistics of the Internet

Gretchen McCulloch

Abstract:

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