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State-society relations in a pandemic: an Asian Australian perspective

  • Haina Lee & Dr Jay Song ,

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

INTERVIEW: Know thy neighbours—Asian Australian Studies helps you know thyself

  • Dr Tseen Khoo & Dr Mridula Nath Chakraborty,

COVID-19 is having a significant impact on Australia’s complex social and cultural relationship with Asia and its own Asian Australian communities.

Japan’s most consequential, lucky, and divisive post-WW2 leader

  • Senior Associate Professor Stephen Nagy,

The legacy of Shinzo Abe is far ranging and includes transformative foreign and domestic policy.

What our survey found about effective COVID-19 communications in Asian Australian communities

  • Dr Wonsun Shin & Dr Jay Song,

Asian Australians have a high level of trust in government information about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Suicide, under-employment and poverty: the gendered impacts of COVID-19 in Japan

  • Associate Professor Nana Oishi,

The socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 have been significant in Japan and have particularly affected the lives of women.