Meera Muralidharan (Victoria University of Wellington) and Bolin Hu (University of Auckland)
Shan Windscript (University of Melbourne) and Zahida Rehman (Victoria University of Wellington)
Habiba Sultana (Queensland University of Technology) and Ambalika Guha (Victoria University of Wellington)
2019 Winners - Meera Muralidharan and Bolin Hu
2021 NZASIA Book Award Call for Nominations The New Zealand Asian Studies Society (NZASIA) is establishing a biennial Book Award to recognize outstanding scholarship and contribution to the field of Asian Studies. We are now inviting nominations from authors for the inaugural 2021 Book Award.
Nominated books should demonstrate a scholarly contribution to the study of Asia or Asian communities in New Zealand. Books must be based on original research and written in English. Both monographs (single and multi-authored) and edited volumes are eligible for the Book Award; however, new editions of previously published books, reference works, autobiographies and textbooks are excluded.
Nominations from all disciplines are welcome, particularly in the humanities and social sciences. Books bearing a copyright of 2019 or 2020 will be considered for the 2021 Book Award. Authors of nominated books must be current full members of NZASIA.
First and second place prizes will be awarded in two categories: monograph and edited volume. The prizes will be presented at the 2021 NZASIA Conference.
Nominations must be made by the author/s and should be accompanied by a written statement of around 500 words summarising the book’s originality and contribution to the field. Authors should also submit a digital copy (ebook or PDF) of the nominated book. Please send all nominations and queries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: 1 July 2021
Domestic travel grant
NZASIA Domestic Travel Grant 2018 2018 recipients
Associate Professor Stephen Epstein (Victoria University of Wellington) and Associate Professor Paola Voci (University of Otago)
The Rewi Alley Scholarship in Chinese Studies was established by the Rewi Alley National Committee to mark the occasion of Rewi Alley’s 80th birthday, and in recognition of his humanitarian and literary work in China over more than 50 years.
1. Purpose The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage study and research on China, preferably at a New Zealand university. 2. Eligibility To be eligible for consideration, candidates must: a) be enrolled/enrolling at a New Zealand university; b) be intending to study any aspect of life in China; and c) be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
For further information, please see: https://www.waikato.ac.nz/scholarships/s/rewialley-scholarship-in-chinese-studies
PROMOTING KNOWLEDGE ABOUT ASIAN CULTURE, HISTORY AND SOCIETY