- Created on 09 October 2019
October 8th in the framework of the course of public lectures “ASEAN Academic Days at MGIMO” Dr. Anthony Milner delivered a lecture devoted to “What is Special about Southeast Asian Studies in Australia?” The course is designed and carried out by the ASEAN Centre.
Dr. Anthony Milner is a prominent historian whose research has been focused on history and political culture of Southeast Asia, and especially Malaysia. He serves as a professor at the Australian National University as well as a visiting professor at the University of Malay.
The guest noted that Australian foreign policy in the region, its significant trade volume, historical experience of Australian relations with Southeast Asian countries (especially with Indonesia) and its involvement in the significant regional processes have a huge impact on the Southeast Asian studies. He highlighted the changes that took place in the Southeast Asian studies in end of the 20th century and presented the most significant fundamental works on Southeast Asia made by Australian researchers. The lecture followed by Q&A Session.
The program and open registration are available here.