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Keynote Speakers

17th New Zealand Asian Studies Society International Conference 2007


Barbara Watson Andaya

Professor Andaya will deliver the NZASIA Nicholas Tarling Lecture, sponsored by Asia:NZ and NZASIA.

Professor Andaya's lecture, "Nicholas Tarling, Asian Piracy, and the Twenty-First Century", will take place Friday, 23 November, 11.00-12.30, in St David's Lecture Theatre, G01.

Barbara Andaya is Professor of Asian Studies and a member of the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Hawai'i. Her publications include The Flaming Womb: Repositioning Women in Early Modern Southeast Asia (University of Hawai'i Press, 2006) and Other Pasts: Women, Gender and History in Early Modern Southeast Asia (Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawai'i, 2000).

Tessa Morris-Suzuki

Professor Morris-Suzuki's keynote address (sponsored by NZASIA), "In Interesting Times: Northeast Asia's Turning Point and its International Implications", will take place Saturday 24 November, 11.00-12.30, in St David's Lecture Theatre,G01.

Tessa Morris-Suzuki is Deputy Convenor and Professor of Japanese History in Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National University. Her publications include The Past Within Us: Media, Memory, History (Verso, 2005) and Re-Inventing Japan: Time Space, Nation (M.E. Sharpe, 1998). Professor Morris-Suzuki is currently engaged in a joint ARC project on border controls and the migration of people in the Asia Pacific region.