Asian politics

Australia 360 – exploring the big issues that confront us

Young leaders and professionals gathered with leading researchers, thinkers and practitioners in the majestic Gandel Hall at the National Gallery of Australia on Wed 21 August to take a closer look at the big issues and trends shaping the world around us.

Is the time right for Australia and Japan to become formal allies?

Should Australia and Japan sign a defence treaty to challenge China’s military rise? Luke Courtois argues that such a move would send a very poor signal to China, destabilising an already tense Asia-Pacific region.

Podcasting the Pacific

Dr Graeme Smith has joined the Department of Pacific Affairs, bringing his award-winning Little Red Podcast on ‘China beyond the Beijing beltway’ with him.

Convening Sacred Stories

Every sacred site has a story, says Dr David Kim who convened the ANU Religion Conference in April this year.

Populism and Patronage: Why Populists Win Elections in India, Asia and Beyond

Populist rule is bad for democracy, yet in country after country, populists are being voted into office.

Child Security in Asia: The Impact of Armed Conflict in Cambodia and Myanmar

Cecilia Jacob, Child Security in Asia: The Impact of Armed Conflict in Cambodia and Myanmar, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2014.

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