2016

Colonial Burma, as seen through collectible cards

ANDREW SELTH  | Over the centuries, popular perceptions of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, have been remarkably consistent. The mental pictures of the country… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | ‘Women, Peace and Security in Asia’

The Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University and the Australian Centre of Asia-Pacific Art (ACAPA), Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) would like… Read More

Negotiating conflict in Asia: Considerations for business

Understanding conflict is important for both instrumental and fundamental reasons in formulating conflict resolution mechanisms for businesses investing in Asia. Instrumentally they need to understand… Read More

Duterte – The Filipino Trump gets elected

He’s been called The Punisher, the Maverick Mayor, Firebrand, a Donald Trump, and the outgoing President compared him to Adolf Hitler, but Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte, the… Read More

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter – Just another fighter bomber

PETER LAYTON | The Lockheed Martin F-35 is finally on track after numerous technical issues, long delays and large cost increases. Daniel Conroy, LM’s F-35 Director asserts:… Read More

Assessing the Jokowi presidency

Indonesian President Joko Widodo swept to power on a wave of optimism for the country, but has he lived up to voters’ expectations? Colin Brown… Read More

Multiculturalism, religious tolerance and inclusion in Islamic education: Policy and benchmarks from global best practice

This public symposium seeks to facilitate discussions on the role of institutions and various actors in contributing to a multicultural society. In particular, it… Read More

How serious is China’s slowdown?: Implications for the Australian economy

This event is fully subscribed contact Natasha Vary via [email protected] to be added to the wait list. China’s economy, the world’s second largest, is… Read More

Burma after forty years

ANDREW SELTH  | Burma’s recent history, of turmoil and change (including the 1989 renaming to Myanmar), makes it a telling case study for the… Read More

Why isn’t the Japanese Yen more internationalised?

The fast growth of the foreign exchange reserves of the People’s Bank of China and Bank of Japan was a notable feature of the world… Read More


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