Melbourne Asia Review is an initiative of the Asia Institute. Any inquiries about Melbourne Asia Review should be directed to the Managing Editor, Cathy Harper.
WEBINAR: How learning Asian languages changes your worldview
Panellists discuss gaining new levels of personal inter-connectedness and cultural understanding through language learning.
The importance of fitting society and culture into Australian university language courses
Language learning should facilitate cultural understanding and this requires contentious aspects of culture to be examined.
Towards a global approach to teaching Arabic in Australian universities
Arabic language teaching in Australia should focus more on the culture and global impact of Arabic than its utilitarian value.
WEBINAR: Gender and Sexuality in Islamic Politics
This event examines current trends, and current debates, in the study of gender and minority affairs within Muslim contexts.
The fall of Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms? An analysis of closures and future directions
Worsening relations between China, North America, Europe and Australia means many Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms have closed, but more are opening in other regions.