Chinese Southern Diaspora Studies

Affiliation:   Chinese Southern Diaspora Studies

Brief Profile:   Chinese Southern Diaspora Studies (CSDS) is the only centre in the southern hemisphere for research on people of Chinese descent in Southeast Asia and the Southwest Pacific. The Centre seeks to stimulate and encourage scholarship that reflects the diversity of and intercourse among areas, cultures and political economies in the region, and contributes critically to the field of knowledge. At the top of our research agenda is a scholarship which looks beyond the stereotyped masks of 'Chinese' and 'Chineseness', and focuses instead on exploring the fluid and multifaceted nature of Chinese diaspora experience in Southeast Asia, its various interfaces with indigenous people and states, its multiple positions in economies, societies and politics, and its global positioning. As a center based in Australia, we are inevitably interested in the studies of the Australian Chinese Community, particularly in the location of their history within the larger narrative of the Chinese southern dia

Contact Address:   Chinese Southern Diaspora Studies School of Culture, History & Language ANU College of Asia & the Pacific Canberra ACT 0200 T +61 (0)2 6125 4453 F +61 (0)2 6125 5525


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