Past events

13
Nov
2018

Vietnam Update 2018: Vietnam in the World

Various

The Vietnam Update in 2018 will be held on Tuesday 13 November at The Australian National University, building on more than 25 years of the successful update series.

Forty years after đổi...

23
Oct
2018

The Negotiation of Identities among Cham Muslim Migrant Women in Urban Vietnam

Anh Vu

Abstract Vietnam is a multi-ethnic nation and the Cham is one of fifty-four state-recognized ethnic groups. In this project, my main aim is to understand the life experiences of Cham [Sunni]...

09
Oct
2018

State-business relations in Post-Suharto Indonesia: The Political Economy of the Construction Sector in Jakarta

Johannes Danang Widojoko

Abstract This study analyses the increasing economic role of the government in Jakarta under Governor Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Governor Basuki T. Purnama (Ahok) during 2012–2016. It does so by...

25
Sep
2018

Controlling Population Movement in Colonial Indonesia

Jacob Wray

Abstract In the Netherlands Indies, Dutch and later Japanese colonial authorities exerted considerable control over the movements of those who inhabited the Indonesian archipelago. Population...

24
Sep
2018

The Tokyo Tribunal — 70th Anniversary of the Judgment on Japan’s War Leaders

Professor Robert Cribb, Dr Kirsten Sellars, Professor Neil Boister, Professor John Blaxland

At the post-war Tokyo Tribunal, the Allied powers charged Japanese leaders with waging aggressive war and committing war crimes against prisoners-ofwar and civilians. This trial, presided over by...

11
Sep
2018

Lessons from the Meiliana case: Understanding Interreligious Relations in Contemporary Indonesia

M Adlin Sila

Abstract In recent weeks, the Meiliana blasphemy case in North Sumatra has attracted international media coverage and drawn criticism from human rights advocates in Indonesia and abroad. Meiliana...

23
Aug
2018

Whither academic freedom in Thailand? The criminal case against Dr Chayan and four others

Craig Reynolds, Jacqueline Lo, Sarah Bishop

The criminal trial of a senior Thai academic along with four others that commenced this July 2018 has thrown a sharp spotlight on conditions in Thailand’s universities since the military seized...

14
Aug
2018

A New Penal Populism?: Rodrigo Duterte, Public Opinion, and the War on Drugs in the Philippines

Paul Kenny

Since coming to power in mid-2016, Rodrigo Duterte has waged a violent campaign against drug-related criminality, with estimates of the number of those killed in the first 18 months of his...

06
Aug
2018

Thinking the Empire Whole

Steven Pincus, University of Chicago

***** VENUE CHANGE TO SIR ROLAND WILSON BUILDING, THEATRE 1.02 ***** (It’s just 200 metres walk down the road from the Hedley Bull Building - McCoy Circuit, Acton.)

In this lecture,...

11
Jul
2018

Will the tiger change its stripes? Thinking toward the future in Malaysia

Meredith L. Weiss

Abstract The wee hours of 10 May 2018 brought Malaysia’s incumbent Barisan Nasional (BN, National Front) a rude shock and opposition Pakatan Harapan (Alliance for Hope) a jolt of exuberance. For...

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