Ciolek, T. Matthew and John Noyce. 2004-2013. Acronyms Used by Asian / Pacific Studies' Scholars: a Dictionary.
Canberra: www.ciolek.com - Asia Pacific Research Online. [www.ciolek.com/ACR/Acronyms.html].
ACRONYMS USED BY ASIAN / PACIFIC STUDIES' SCHOLARS:
Edited by Dr
T. Matthew Ciolek (tmciolek[use"@"]ciolek.com)
and John Noyce (johnnoyce[use"@"]hotmail.com)
- work in progress -
Est.: 26th Aug 2004. Last updated: 24 May 2013.
This document lists acronyms, names and web addresses of over 2,580 leading research associations, university departments,
institutes, networks, NGOs, organisations, periodicals, programs, information resources, and research projects with focus on (or relevance to) Asian & Pacific Studies.
At the same time, it leaves outside its scope:
You are cordially invited to send addenda and corrections to this list.
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- (1) abbreviations of geographical and political entities, (e.g. DPRK = Democratic People's Republic of Korea; FATA = Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan;
HCMC = Ho Chi Minh City);
- (2) acronyms of political parties and lobby groups (e.g.
AFIC = Australian Federation of Islamic Councils,
GMNI = The Indonesian Nationalist Students Movement,
IBAS = Indonesian Business Association of Shanghai,
MPRP = Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party,
NAFFAA = National Federation of Filipino American Associations);
- (3) religious organisations (e.g. ACSIS = Australian Centre for Sufism and Irfanic Studies, AIC = Australian Islamic College);
- (4) political lobby groups of Asia- and Oceania-born individuals (e.g. ABAW = Asian Bar Association of Washington, AMR = Association of Muslim Researchers, APAHE = Asian Pacific Americans In Higher Education, AWIB Asian Women in Business, NAAAID = National Association of Americans of Asian Indian Descent);
- finally, it does not deal with (5) Asia's and Oceania's Internet, currency and airport codes.
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