Asian History

Research projects include studies into the Chinese diaspora in Australia, their linkages throughout the region and their contribution to Australian society , pre-modern societies and culture in Asia and the construction of national identity and post-colonial studies.

Faculty Research Focus

  • Post-war Japanese society
  • Chinese Dispaora
  • Contemporary Chinese history and society

Current Projects

  • The transnational history of the Chinese Nationalist Party
  • The languages of Minahasa: description, documentation, and support
  • Unlocking Australia's Chinese archive: the political organisation and social experience of the Chinese Australian community, 1909-1939

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Research Interests

The College will consider any research topic that interests potential PhD students; however, students will benefit from researching in areas that align with the College’s strengths. Please contact us to discuss your PhD topic.

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