Visiting Professor Program in Australian Studies and Resource Building at the University of Tokyo

Project Summary

28 August 2018

Sector: Education

Country location: Japan

Grantee: Centre for Pacific and American Studies, the University of Tokyo

photo of Professor Melanie Oppenheimer
Visiting Professor Melanie Oppenheimer (Professor of History, Flinders University) will teach from September 2018 through July 2019. Photo Credit: Melanie Oppenheimer.

Project description

Centre for Pacific and American Studies (CPAS) will host visiting professors of Australian Studies who will teach at the University of Tokyo and take part in the activities of associations in Australian Studies. The visiting professors will play a major part in the revitalisation of Australian Studies courses at the University of Tokyo. By offering courses focusing on Australia as an entity with its own history and perspective, the visiting professors will broaden undergraduate and postgraduate students' understanding of Australia. CPAS will also purchase and make available academic resources in Australian Studies.

Key dates:

  • Seminar, CPAS, UTokyo, 10/04/2019 to 16/07/2019

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Australia-Japan Foundation grant offer: $48,000

Last Updated: 31 August 2018