Changing immigration stance in focus at 2019 Japan Update

Leadership in a time of uncertainty - 2019 Japan Update

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Japan Update 2019

Australia 360 – exploring the big issues that confront us

Young leaders and professionals gathered with leading researchers, thinkers and practitioners in the majestic Gandel Hall at the National Gallery of Australia...

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Australia 360

OCIS 2020 - Save the Date - Oceanic Conference on International Studies

Held every two years, OCIS is the premier conference in international studies held in Australasia. It brings together scholars working across all fields of...

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Parliament House, Canberra

Populism and the Australian election: what could fringe voters deliver to our parliament?

Populist voters could tip the balance to a Coalition government, writes Paul Kenny in The Guardian.

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Clive Palmer. Photo: Kelly Barnes/AAP

CAP fellows receive Australia Day honours

Congratulations to Dr Peter McCawley and Dr Alison Broinowski!

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Peter Cosgrove

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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Edward Aspinall

Edward Aspinall is a specialist in the politics of Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia. He has published on a range of topics related to Indonesia, including democratisation, elections, the separatist conflict in...

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Dr Rebecca Gidley

Rebecca Gidley

Rebecca Gidley is a Research Fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change, working on the Southeast Asia Rules Based Order project.

Her research interests include transitional justice, mass...

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Shinta Dewianty

Shinta Dewianty is a PhD candidate in Islamic Studies at the State Islamic University (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah in Jakarta. Her interest is in Islamic economics and anthropology. The topic of her PhD thesis is Work...

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Win Listyaningr...

Win Listyaningrum obtained her BA from STAIN Salatiga (now IAIN Salatiga) in the English Department. She received a scholarship from Indonesian Religious Affairs Ministry in collaboration with CIDA, McGill University...

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Steven Rood

Biography

Ph.D. in Political Science, Boston University, 1981 (“Interpretation in American Electoral Studies”)

Professor of Political Science, University of the Philippines Baguio, 1981-1999 (Research...

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Contemporary China Centre

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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