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Convening Sacred Stories

16 May 2018

The ANU Religion Conference convenes every two years, bringing together people of different faiths and academic disciplines united around a central theme with a mind to the divine. This April that...

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Green Turtle Dreaming

16 May 2018

In her new book chapter on the Indonesian and Australian women bridging the divides between their cultures, Virginia Hooker devises a metaphor centred on the concept of the Green Turtle. Just as...

Annual Review 2017 cover image

2017- A Year in Review: Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs

8 May 2018

The achievements of the Bell School colleagues, many of which are captured in this year in review, were considerable. During 2017 alone, we collectively published 83 journal articles, 48 book...

A busy street in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

New Mandala: Spotlighting the year ahead

20 February 2018

Covering elections is something of a specialty for New Mandala. Now, the Bell School-based website is preparing for one of its most anticipated: Malaysia’s general election, due in the first half of...

Birds-eye view of Manila, Philippines

Understanding the Local: Good governance and Southeast Asia

20 February 2018

The extent to which local governments either facilitate or frustrate the delivery of public services is a critical issue in the rapidly growing urban centres of Asia. In November 2017, professors...

NEW Master of Political Science program

22 November 2017

We are excited to launch the new Master of Political Science, which is now taking applications for semester one, 2018. Why choose this degree? The Master of Political Science provides students with...

ANU graduates among the world’s most employable

16 November 2017

Graduates from The Australian National University (ANU) have been ranked Australia’s most employable graduates and are listed among the world’s most sought after employees. For the fifth consecutive...

Robert Cribb and other recipients of NSW Premier literary prize

Putting history on trial

31 October 2017

Nearly 6000 Japanese military personnel were tried for war crimes at the end of the Second World War. Professor Robert Cribb points out there is a Wikipedia entry for the famous Tokyo Trials but no...

Gerard McCarthy and Buddhist Burmese monks

Myanmar: Narratives of communal violence

31 October 2017

In Myanmar last year, Gerard McCarthy spent hours talking with local merchants who had gone village to village dispersing propaganda sermons from Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu. In 2013 Wirathu...

ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) Professor Shirley Leitch with counterparts from Ritsumeikan University

ANU and Japan’s Ritsumeikan University to offer dual degree

3 October 2017

The Australian National University (ANU) will build on its global expertise in the study of the Asia Pacific by offering a new undergraduate dual degree program with Japan’s Ritsumeikan...

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