The University of Sydney is fostering a deeper understanding of Southeast Asia through initiatives based on regional and global partnerships.
The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre works with a number of high-profile initiatives within the University to support research on Southeast Asia. These initiatives foster regional partnerships based on academic and applied research excellence.
Taking the study of Angkor from theory, through pure research and applied research, to creating international business opportunities for Australian industry and developing teaching resources on Angkor for the High School curriculum in Australia.
Established in 2006, the Australian Centre for Asian Art and Archaeology (ACAAA) coordinates, consolidates and expands teaching and research in modern Asian Art and Archaeology, and pre-modern art not previously covered in Australia.
Supporting advocacy, research and teaching at the cutting edge of interdisciplinary critique of social and political structures and behaviours that perpetuate violence and injustice.
Facilitating research and knowledge exchange for improved understanding of complex interactions that fuel the emergence and spread of infectious diseases, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.