The Asia Institute is recognised in Australia and internationally as a research leader on Asia. Research interests of staff and graduate students at Asia Institute are broad, spanning a diverse range of disciplines, including language and society, identity and culture, thought and belief, mobility and diversity, and politics and the economy.
Research interests of staff and graduate students at Asia Institute are broad, spanning a wide range disciplines as well the various language and area specialisations.
Research centres and networks
Asia Institute is associated with the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies, the National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies and the Population, Migration and Multicultural Studies Network.
The Asia Institute is distinguished by its active research profile. Faculty and graduate research projects involve not only aspects of our four target areas (Arabic and Islamic Studies, China, Indonesia, Japan) but also, and very importantly, Australia's relationship to Asia.
Academic staff make significant contributions to the understanding of Asian languages and societies. Publications are often in English but staff also make important contributions to literature in other languages, increasing our international profile.
Civil Society in Asia: International conference in Melbourne
Asia Institute presents Civil Society in Asia: International conference in Melbourne, a two day conference between 2-3 February 2017 that features Civil Society in Asia.