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ANU ranked number one in Australia for politics and international studies

The latest world subject rankings have strengthened the ANU position as among the best universities of the world and the top university in Australia.

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Eye witness to early reform in Myanmar

Department of Political and Social Change fellow, Dr Trevor Wilson releases new book providing the first ‘on the ground’ account of the sweeping change carried...

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Tackling the region’s policy challenges

New issue of Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies confronts key policy concerns

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The meaning of Myanmar's 2015 election - summary paper

On 13 November 2015, a closed-session roundtable was held at University of Yangon’s Department of International Relations in collaboration with The Austral

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The meaning of Myanmar's 2015 election - summary paper

The ANU Department of Political and Social Change is a leading centre for the study of Asian politics and society. We have considerable depth of expertise on the political and social dynamics of the countries of Asia, in particular Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, Korea and China, including the highest concentration of academic staff and PhD students specialising in Indonesian politics outside of Indonesia itself. Academic specialisations include democratisation, national and local politics, gender, conflict and conflict resolution, religious politics and political theory.

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Greg Fealy

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My interest in Indonesian politics and Islam was awakened as an undergraduate at Monash University and they have remained the focus of my academic and professional activity since then....

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My research interest in democracy, inequality and corruption originates from my earlier activist career. Before pursuing an academic career, I worked for democratization and social...

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I am currently Research Fellow in Indian Political and Social Change in the School of International, Political, and Strategic Studies at Australian National University. I was previously...

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Virginia Hooker

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Daughter of a father who served in the Pacific campaigns in World War II in the Australian Navy, and in the early 1950s served in Korean and Japanese waters, Virginia grew up with a...

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Jiang Yangpeng

Yangpeng Jiang joined ANU in 2015 and is currently a Research Fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change. He received my PhD in Geography from the University of Leeds.

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The Contemporary China Centre was set up in 1970 at The Australian National University as a research facility concerned with scholarly social science analysis of post-1949 China. In 2010, the Centre merged with the Department of Political & Social Change.

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