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Safdar Abbas
PhD student
Pacific and Asian History

Safdar is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture History and Language.

Dr Tomoko Akami Tomoko Akami
Associate Professor
Pacific and Asian History

She is currently working on an ARC project on 'Empire and Global Health Governance', examining the League of Nations Health Organization's operations in Asia and the Pacific region in the inter-...

Dr Meera Ashar Meera Ashar
Lecturer
Pacific and Asian History

Meera Ashar is a historian of ideas at the School of Culture, History and Language at the Australian National University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of history, political...

Professor Simon Avenell Simon Avenell
Professor
Pacific and Asian History

Simon Avenell is Professor in the School of Culture, History, and Language and Associate Dean (Higher Degrees by Research), ANU College of Asia and the Pacific. He specializes in modern Japanese...

Associate Professor Christopher Ballard Chris Ballard
Associate Professor
Pacific and Asian History

My current interests revolve around indigenous Melanesian historicities - their transformation through cross-cultural encounters; their representation through various media, including film and...

Dr Ruth Barraclough Ruth Barraclough
Senior Lecturer
Pacific and Asian History

I recently completed my book Factory Girl Literature: Sexuality, Violence and Representation in Industrializing Korea, on the figure of the factory girl in twentieth-century Korean literature. An...

Adam Broinowski
Research fellow and Lecturer (Honorary)
Pacific and Asian History

Dr Adam Broinowski specialises in interdisciplinary research in modern and contemporary history of East Asia (...

Jingjing Chen
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Jingjing is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language.

Thomas Cliff
Postdoctoral Fellow
Pacific and Asian History

Tom Cliff is a Lecturer in Anthropology and the political economy of China at the School of Culture, History & Language, in the College of Asia & the Pacific. He convenes the Bachelor of...

Alison Darby
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Alison is a PhD Candidate in Pacific and Asian History at the School. Her research focuses on eugenic ideology and interethnic marriage in the formal Japanese empire from 1919 to 1945. Her...

Michael Dunford Michael Dunford
PhD Candidate
Anthropology, Pacific and Asian History

Mike is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture History and Language. His research asks how how agrarian economies and agrarian ecologies intersect with the politics of ethno-racial...

Brooke Eason
PhD Student
Pacific and Asian History

Brooke is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture History and Language.

Tony Edwards
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Tony is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language specialising in late-imperial Taoism. His research examines the lay practice and transmission of the Taoist...

Victor K Fong Victor K Fong
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Victor Fong is a PhD candidate in History at the Australian National University (ANU) on the prestigious national scholarship, Australian Postgraduate Awards. His dissertation focuses on law,...

Matthew Galway Matthew Galway
Lecturer
Pacific and Asian History

Expertise Lecturing in Chinese History, Matthew's broad exprtise areas include:

  • Asian...
Amy Jean Grantham
PhD Student
Pacific and Asian History

Amy is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture History and Language.

R Spencer Haines R Spencer Haines
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Diplomacy, Empire, and the Reform of Nomadic Polities: How the Steppe Interactions of the Zunghar from 1676 to 1755...

Lisa Hilli
PhD Student
Pacific and Asian History

Lisa is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture History and Language. Her practice led research is focused on the visual representation and sovereignty of Papua Niuginian women...

Jenny Homerang
Phd Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Jenny is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language.

Dr Mary Kilcline Cody Mary Kilcline Cody
Lecturer
Pacific and Asian History

Mary is an historian in the School of Culture, History and Language in the College of Asia and the Pacific.

Her doctoral dissertation The Trial of Mrs Proudlock: Law, Government and...

Hyung-A Kim
Associate Professor
Pacific and Asian History

I grew up in South Korea and completed my postgraduate degrees of Dip Ed at Melbourne University, and MA and PhD at the Australian National University. My PhD dissertation - which received an "...

Lina Koleilat Lina Koleilat
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Lina is a Lebanese-Australian PhD candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language. After two years of participant observation and language studies in Korea between 2013 an 2015, she is...

Anna Annie Kwai
PhD Student
Pacific and Asian History

Anna is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture History and Language.

Danton Leary
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Danton is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language.

Joowhee Lee
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Joowhee is currently working on her thesis, “Memories of Separated Families and the Narratives of Reunification.” The research aims to understand the experiences of ‘North Korean migrants’ using a...

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