July 2016

01
Jul
2016

Updates on a sociolinguistic investigation of variation in Namboland, Southern New Guinea

Eri Kashima

This MTR talk will present some preliminary results on variation found in the Papuan language Nambo. The goal of this PhD project is to present empirical data on social and cultural factors that condition variation in this speech community.

Photo curtesy of Eri Kashima

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01
Jul
2016

Structural Distribution in Ngkolmpu

Matthew Carroll

Ngkolmpu, along with its related Yam family languages, is remarkable for the extent to which the expressions of grammatical feature values are distributed across multiple systems and sub-systems in the language.

Matt Carroll

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04
Jul
2016

BOOK LAUNCH Gender in Modern East Asia: An Integrated History by Barbara Molony, Janet Theiss, and Hyaeweol Choi

Professor Louise Edwards (UNSW), Professor Tessa Morris-Suzuki (ANU)

Gender in Modern East Asia explores the history of women and gender in China, Korea, and Japan from the seventeenth century onwards.

Gender in Modern Asia

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05
Jul
2016

The post-New Order State and the Rise of Islamist Vigilantism

A'an Suryana

This final oral presentation will briefly offer an overview of my project, and then present key section in the thesis: the post-New Order state and the rise of Islamist vigilantism.

Indonesia protest

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05
Jul
2016

"Oil and Water: Being Han in Xinjiang" Photography Exhibition

Dr Tom Cliff

Photography Exhibition 28 June - 8 July 2016

Han in Xinjiang

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12
Jul
2016

"Out of the Box" Lecture Series

Crispin Howarth

Crispin Howarth, Curator, Pacific art, presents items from the Fellows Collection. Reverend Samuel Fellows, a Methodist missionary in the Trobriand Islands from 1894 to 1901, built an ethnographical collection of over 600 mainly Kiriwinan objects.

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14
Jul
2016

Double Book Launch

Prof. Peter Kanowski and Assoc. Prof. Sharon Bessell

Join us at the Asia Book-room on Thursday July 14th for the launch of two books on important issues in Modern Indonesia

Double Book Launch

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15
Jul
2016

Metathesis in Amarasi

Owen Edwards

I provide an analysis of metathesis in Amarasi (Austronesian, Timor). Formally, metathesis is associated with a large number of additional phonological processes.

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21
Jul
2016

Book Launch

Dr McComas Taylor

The thousand-year-old Sanskrit classic the Bhagavatapurana, or "Stories of the Lord," is the foundational source of narratives concerning the beloved Hindu deity Krishna.

Seven Days of Nectar

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27
Jul
2016

Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration

Emeritus Professor Tony Johns, Adjunct Professor Craig Reynolds

Please join us for the Book Launch of Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration edited by Dr Ronit Ricci.

Venue: Coombs Team Room

Time and Date: 3:30pm, Wednesday 27 July

Exile in Colonial Asia

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28
Jul
2016

Women Leaders in the Choson Dynasty

Dr Sookin Lee

Confucian philosophy was the ruling political ideology during the Chosŏn dynasty (1392-1910) in Korea. Based on the concept of yin and yang and the ethics of harmony, Confucian-prescribed gender ideology dictated the lives of women and men.

Korean women in the Chosŏn Dynasty

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