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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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Seoul at night. Image from Flickr, courtesy of Brad Hammonds.

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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Trevor Wilson

Biography

Trevor Wilson retired in August 2003 after 36 years in the Australian foreign service, serving as Australian Ambassador to Myanmar (2000-03). Since October 2003 he has been a Visiting Fellow on...

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Anidah Robani

Anidah Robani was born in 1974 in the state of Melaka, Malaysia. She holds a B.A and M.A in History and Civilization from the Kuliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS) at International...

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Jonathan Unger

Biographical statement

Academic staff member of the UK’s Institute of Development Studies, University of Kansas, University of Washington and Leiden University before coming to ANU.

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Phillip Winn

My field-based research has emphasised eastern Indonesia, particularly the Maluku region and more recently, Southeast Sulawesi. I have held teaching and/or research positions in academia, government and non-...

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Sally White

Sally’s research interests focus on Islam and gender in Indonesia. She is currently employed by the Department as Convenor for the PIES (Partnership in Islamic Education Scholarships) program, an externally funded...

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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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