Emeritus Professor Purnendra Jain awarded the Order of the Rising Sun

Emeritus Professor Purnendra Jain (School of Social Sciences) was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays With Neck Ribbon by the Consul-General of Japan, Mr. Junji Shimada, in a ceremony on 26 March 2021. 

The award was conferred in recognition of Purnendra's extensive contribution to the development of Japanese Studies, the promotion of Australia-Japan relations and the deepening of Australian understanding of Japanese society and culture. 

Congratulations Purnendra! 

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