ANU ranked in the top 10 international universities

The ANU has been named in the top 10 of the world's most international universities. The 2017 Times Higher Education international universities rankings has...

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United Nations Association of Australia Academic Network

APCD hosted a workshop of the Academic Network of the United Nations Association of Australia

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ANU graduates rated Australia's most employable

Graduates from The Australian National University (ANU) have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers...

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How ISIS survives defeat: Propaganda and decisive minorities

Despite suffering major losses of territory and personnel, Islamic State (ISIS) has continued to produce propaganda.

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ISIS, propaganda

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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ANU Campus

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 of the politics of Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia. His interest in the study of politics, especially Southeast Asian politics, began when he lived in Malang, East Java, as a...

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Anita Chan

Anita Chan

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Anita Chan was born and educated in Hong Kong. She received her first degree at the University of Hong Kong and Masters degrees at York University (Toronto) and the School of Oriental and...

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Nova Effenty Muhammad is a doctoral candidate at the UIN Alauddin Makassar, South Sulawesi . She currently lectures at the State Islamic Institute Sultan Amai Gorontalo. Nova conducted field work on problems of...

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Tyrell Haberkorn

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Tyrell Haberkorn first traveled to Thailand in 1997 as an undergraduate student interested in international labor solidarity. Since then, her academic and human rights work has been focused on...

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Amrita Malhi

Dr Amrita Malhi is a Visiting Fellow in the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at The Australian National University. Amrita is a Historian of Southeast Asia, with a primary interest in Islam, shifting...

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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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