Nicholas Farrelly

Digital Frontiers in the Asia-Pacific

From farmers who use Facebook in Myanmar to fighting Islamic militants with memes, digital spaces and technologies are transforming media, politics and socie

Tackling the region’s policy challenges

New issue of Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies confronts key policy concerns

Professor Des Ball: The insurgent intellecutal

The Sydney Morning Herald publishes an article by Dr Nicholas Farrelly on the extraordinary life of Vale Professor Desmond Ball AO following his recent passing.

What is King Bhumibol’s legacy?

New Mandala co-founder Nicholas Farrelly reflects on a remarkable and contentious reign.

Thai Politics: Between democracy and its discontents

After two coups, a decade of political strife and this week’s referendum vote in favour of further military involvement in government, Thai politics deserves serious analysis, grounded in facts and marked by rich cultural interpretation

Myanmar’s 2016 batch of babies

In 2016, around a million babies will be born in Myanmar. Too often we forget the prospects and possibilities of these new lives, instead focusing almost all our attention on those who have already grown up.

Secession in a democratic system?

Eventually, the shockwaves from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union will ripple into Myanmar affairs. One way or another, we all need to digest the lessons of last week’s historic referendum

Keeping friends close, Thailand closer

It says something profound about the region that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s first international trips as state counsellor and foreign minister have required photo ops with Southeast Asian dictators.

Myanmar under the NLD

On 31 March 2016, a democratically elected government will take power in Myanmar for the first time in over half a century.

Tackling the region’s policy challenges

New issue of Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies confronts key policy concerns

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