ACICIS Consortium Director
Liam Prince joined ACICIS’ Perth team as Secretariat Officer in 2011. Prior to taking up the role within the Secretariat, Liam was working closely with ACICIS Consortium Director, Professor David Hill, on an ALTC National Teaching Fellowship focused on developing a national plan for the future of Indonesian language studies in Australian universities. Liam heads the small team at the ACICIS Secretariat based at The University of Western Australia in Perth overseeing student recruitment and the marketing and promotion of ACICIS programs, liaison with consortium member university personnel, and the general management of the Secretariat’s day-to-day operations.
Liam completed his undergraduate studies in International Business Economics and Indonesian at The University of Western Australia and in 2012 completed an Honours dissertation on “Contemporary Manifestations of Javanese Wayang Mythology in Contemporary Indonesian Popular Culture”. Liam spent a semester in Yogyakarta with ACICIS in 2000 and has ever after been scheming at ways various and novel to get himself back to Indonesia.
ACICIS Deputy Consortium Director
Associate Professor David Reeve is the ACICIS Deputy Consortium Director and Study Tour Coordinator.
Prof Reeve has been visiting Indonesia for over 40 years, as a diplomat, researcher, historian, visiting lecturer, beach comber and project manager. He has lived in Indonesia for eleven years, and worked at four Indonesian universities. He was a founding lecturer in the Australian Studies program at Universitas Indonesia in the 1980s. He had a three-year stretch at Universitas Gadjah Mada and Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang in the 1990s, as resident director for the ACICIS program. He has written on Indonesian politics, Indonesian language, and Australian-Indonesian relations. David retired from his position at UNSW in July 2006.
Prof Reeve has great experience in the development of Indonesian language tertiary teaching materials and curriculum design, and LOTE teacher education requirements. His experience includes head of the materials development section of the Teaching Indonesian as a Foreign Language TIFL project 1992-1994, the CAUT Independent Listening materials project for Indonesian, 1994-1995; the DEET ILOTES dissemination of TIFL project materials project in 1995, the NALSAS Indonesian videos project 1996-1998, teacher training for the NSW LOTE teachers at UTS in the 1990s, and training for NSW community schools teachers in the mid-1990s.