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Professor Sam Lieu elected President of the International Union of Academics (UAI)

CBRL is delighted to announce that long-standing member, Prof. Sam Lieu, has been elected to President of the International Union of Academics (UAI). Only the second Australian scholar and the first Academician of Asian-descent to hold this prestigious post in the 98 years of UAI’s history, Prof. Lieu has a broad research interest in Ancient and Early Medieval History, especially in the study of the contacts between Ancient Civilizations across Central Asia. Established in 1919, the UAI is the global organisation of national academies in the fields of the humanities and social sciences in 61 countries. Congratulations Professor Lieu!

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