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Ian McArthur

Ian McArthur is an educator, writer and journalist. He has been a Tokyo correspondent for the Melbourne-based Herald and Weekly Times and a journalist with The Daily Yomiuri and Kyodo News.He received his doctorate in Japanese Studies at The University of Sydney and has taught Japanese Studies, Japanese language, media, and Asian Studies at universities in Sydney.He is an honorary associate in the Department of Japanese Studies at The University of Sydney and 2009 recipient of the Inoue Yasushi Award for Outstanding Research in Japanese Literature in Australia. His research focuses on European detective fiction as mediums for the transmission to Japan of nineteenth-century European notions of modernity.

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Book Launch – What the Trees See (Melbourne)

Hill of Content Bookshop Level 2, 86 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Hill of Content Bookshop and Monash University Publishing are delighted to invite you to the launch of: What the Trees See: A Wander Through Millennia of Natural History in Australia...

Book Event: ANU Meet the Author with Isabelle Reinecke (Canberra)

Kambri Cultural Centre 153 University Avenue, Australian National University, Canberra

Isabelle Reinecke will be in conversation with Kim Rubenstein on Courting Power: Law, Democracy & the Public Interest in Australia. In Courting Power, Isabelle Reinecke, founder of public interest litigation incubator Grata...