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Tana Li
Senior Fellow
Pacific and Asian History

Director, Centre for the Study of the Southern Chinese Diaspora, School of Culture, History and Language, CAP, the Australian National University.

Co-editor, electronic journal "Chinese...

Stephanie Majcher
Lecturer
Languages

Dr Stephanie Majcher is a Sanskritist with research interests in Vedic perspectives of language as an instrument of self-transformation and contributing factor in the development of personhood.

John Makeham John Makeham
Emeritus Professor
Pacific and Asian History

John is an Emeritus Professor of Chinese Studies in the School of Culture, History and Language.

Andrew McWilliam Andrew McWilliam
Associate Professor
Anthropology

Research interests include Timor ethnography, minorities and governance in Indonesia and East Timor, customary land and resource tenures, forms of religious practice in eastern Indonesia, mining...

Julia Miller Julia Miller
Senior Data Manager
Administration, Linguistics

Julia Miller is the Senior Data Manager for the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language (CoEDL-http://www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au...

Anthony Milner
Emeritus Professor
Pacific and Asian History

Tony Milner is an historian specialising on Southeast Asia, particularly Malaysia and Indonesia, and on regional relations. After having been a member of the Department Of History in the Faculty...

Professor Tessa Morris-Suzuki Tessa Morris-Suzuki
Professor
Pacific and Asian History

Research interests include grassroots movements and survival politics in Northeast Asia; the Korean War in regional...

Professor Li Narangoa Li Narangoa
Professor
Pacific and Asian History

Li Narangoa specialises in modern Japanese and Mongolian history, culture and politics. Before she joined the ANU staff member she was researcher at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (...

Professor Kirin Narayan Kirin Narayan
Professor
Anthropology

Kirin Narayan was born in India to an American mother and Indian father, and moved to the United States to attend college. As a graduate student, she studied cultural anthropology and folklore at...

Barbara Nelson
Lecturer

Areas of expertise - Government And Politics Of Asia And The Pacific - Studies In Eastern Religious Traditions - Asian History

Dr Eva F Nisa Eva F Nisa
Senior lecturer
Anthropology

Eva is a senior lecturer of anthropology. She is also a scholar of Islamic studies, anthropology of religion, religion and gender, researching how global currents of Islam reshape the lives of...

Sue O'Connor
Distinguished Professor
Archaeology and Natural History

I am currently conducting a major archaeological research project in East Timor investigating the cultural and environmental changes that took place across the Neolithic transition and into the...

Andrew Pawley Andrew Pawley
Emeritus Professor
Linguistics

Andrew Pawley is an Emeritus Professor, School of Culture, History and Language.

Ronit Ricci
Dr
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

I grew up in Jerusalem, where I earned BA and MA degrees in Indian Languages and Literatures and Psychology. I completed a Ph.D in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan in 2006...

Kathryn Robinson Kathryn Robinson
Emeritus Professor
Anthropology

Senior Research Consultant, Social Service Research Training Centre, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia (1984-85); Consultant, AusAID, Asian Development Bank

Research interests include...

Alan Rumsey Alan Rumsey
Professor
Anthropology

Melanesia; Aboriginal Australia; discourse; social identity; linguistic anthropology; indigenes and the state.

Chintana Sandilands
Lecturer

Chintana specialisies in Thai language and culture, as well as other aspects of Thai studies, particularly contemporary political, economic and social issues. She teaches Basic, Intermediate and...

Dr Michael Schimmelpfennig Michael Schimmelpfennig
Senior Lecturer
Pacific and Asian History

After finishing my dissertation at the University of Heidelberg on the early commentaries to the Lisao and the Songs of Chu, I moved to the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg to coordinate a...

Ying Xin Show
Lecturer
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

Dr Ying Xhin Show is a postdoctoral fellow at the Malaysia Institute, ANU and lecturer at the School of Culture, History & Language.

Dr Janelle Stevenson Janelle Stevenson
Research Fellow
Archaeology and Natural History

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Dr Mark Strange Mark Strange
Senior Lecturer
Pacific and Asian History

Research interests include Medieval Chinese political and intellectual history, Chinese traditional historiography, Chinese traditional narrative and textual criticism

Dr Yuri Takahashi Yuri Takahashi
Lecturer
Languages

Yuri is convener of the Burmese course at ANU established in 2016. She has been working for language education since 1980s and currently compiling an original Burmese textbook for ANU’s Online...

Keiko Tamura
Research Assistant
Pacific and Asian History

Keiko is currently a research assistant at the School of Culture, History and Language.

Ross Tapsell
Lecturer
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

Ross Tapsell researches the media in Indonesia and Malaysia.He was a recipient of the Australian Government Endeavour Postdoctorate Award, where he conducted research on press freedom and media...

Dr McComas Taylor McComas Taylor
Associate Professor, Reader in Sanskrit

McComas Taylor's research lies at the intersection of contemporary critical theory and classical Sanskrit narrative literature. His primary focus is on the construction of ‘true’ discourse in the...

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