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02
May
2017

The Politics of Indonesia’s Foreign Policy under President Joko Widodo

Gatra Priyandita

Abstract The South China Sea disputes continue to be one of the most pertinent security issues in Southeast Asia. Historically, Indonesia has adopted a hedging strategy that combines maintaining...

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27
Apr
2017

Excavating the Future of the Department of Archaeology at the University of Yangon

Professor San Shwe

Understanding and preserving historical sites and artefacts are essential to the past, present and future of Myanmar and global scholarship. This presentation by Professor San Shwe, Head of...

18
Apr
2017

The Structure of Ethnic Inequality and Ethnic Voting

Paul Kenny

While some ethnic groups engage in a high level of ethnic voting, many others do not. We argue that where class and ethnic differences overlap, ethnic voting should be elevated. More specifically...

13
Apr
2017

Networking Peace: Mapping the Israeli Peace Movement

Jo Dixon

From before the declaration of the state of Israel there have been organisations and individuals within Israel arguing for solutions that emphasised justice and autonomy for both Jews and...

11
Apr
2017

Elite Young People in Myanmar’s Transformation: An ethnographic study of a new generation

Jacqueline Menager

From 2010 to 2016, Myanmar underwent rapid and significant economic, political and cultural change that rendered some prevailing mindsets out-dated and increasingly irrelevant. During this period...

04
Apr
2017

Southeast Asia's Long War: Responding to Myanmar's Humanitarian Crises

Mr Jürg Montani

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has witnessed the manifold and far-reaching humanitarian consequences of protracted conflict in Myanmar for 30 years, including displacement,...

03
Apr
2017

Democracy After Death: Film Screening and Discussion

Lina Koleilat, ANU, Marcus Mietzer, ANU and Rungrawee Chalermsripinyorat, ANU

Democracy After Death: The Tragedy of Uncle Nuamthong Praiwan (directed by Neti Wichiansaen, 2016) begins with the story of Uncle Nuamthong Praiwan, an elderly taxi driver who hung himself in...

28
Mar
2017

Religiosity and the prevalence of vote buying: a study of Indonesian Muslim legislative candidates

Ahmad Muhajir

Vote buying is an electoral problem in many countries. Systematic analyses have considered electoral arrangements, weak law enforcement, voter monitoring, socio-economic factors, cultural norms of...

23
Mar
2017

Korean politics after the presidential impeachment

Jong-sung You

South Korea’s Constitutional Court upheld President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment on 10 March 2016 after months of peaceful candlelight rallies by millions of people. She faces prosecutorial...

23
Mar
2017

The family context and its role in making jihadists: The case of Indonesian jihadists' families

Haula Noor

This study aims to investigate the family context and the way this may have shaped the development and behaviour of extremists prior to their jihadism and how the family responded to that...

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