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Edition 5, 2021
The coup has major potential consequences for a country that was struggling to emerge from decades of military oppression and conflict.
WEBINAR: How the political opposition in Turkey has survived under an authoritarian system, and how it differs from other authoritarian contexts.
The government’s response is a reflection of the relationship between state and society, where elite interests are paramount.
Will the Indonesian government deliver on its plans for new rice and cassava production?
Edition 5, 2021
COVID-19 and growing tension between Australia and China makes it increasingly important to achieve diversity and inclusion in all aspects of Australian society.
COVID-19 is having a significant impact on Australia’s complex social and cultural relationship with Asia and its own Asian Australian communities.
Asian Australians have a high level of trust in government information about the COVID-19 pandemic.
The health of Australia’s political institutions requires recognition of the broader value of Asian-Australians as civic equals.
In an age of hyper-connectivity and availability of global cultural material, the neglect of home-grown Asian Australian content and talent is acute.
Some of the communitarian values and compromise on individuals rights for the sake of public health may have become common Australian values during the COVID-19 pandemic
What does it mean or feel like to be ‘in between’? Where are you, when you are in between worlds? And how do you live this ‘in betweenness'?
Australians need to reimagine traditional Australian identity to build a new, egalitarian one.
Muslims tend to be characterised as the least desirable group of migrants and continue to be viewed with suspicion and apprehension.