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.

Our people

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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Maev O'Collins

Emeritus Professor Maev O’Collins is an honorary visiting fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University. She obtained her BA from the University of Melbourne, and a Doctorate...

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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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Robert Cribb

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Robert Cribb is a historian of modern Indonesia, with wider interests in other parts of Asia. He completed his BA at the University of Queensland and his PhD at the School of Oriental and African Studies in...

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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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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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