Professor Anthony Milner is Visiting Professor at the Asia Europe Institute and International Director at Asialink, University of Melbourne. He was previously Dean of Asian Studies and Basham Professor of Asian History at the Australian National University. He is Co-Chair of the Australian Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP). He has held visiting appointments at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton as well as the Malaysian Institute for Strategic and International Studies (ISIS Malaysia), the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS) at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and several institutions in Singapore, Japan and Germany. His publications have focused both on Malay history and on the international relations of the Asia-Pacific region.