January, 2017

Trump’s Twitter diplomacy troubles US–China relations

As President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration approached, tensions in the South China Sea have continued to evolve. In mid-December it became apparent that China is… Read More

Professor Emeritus Russell Trood – in Memoriam

Professor Emeritus Russell Trood – in Memoriam Griffith University is honoured to be hosting a memorial celebrating the life of Professor Emeritus Russell Trood, who… Read More

Let’s face it, China’s military now dominates ASEAN

Over the last year, there has been a sharp regional strategic shift. In the South China Sea, China has built six large islands, three… Read More

Burma’s Rohingya Muslims mourn the end of the Obama era — and worry about Trump

Burma’s Rohingya Muslims have been described as the most friendless people in the world. But for the past four years they had one powerful friend… Read More

Tribute to Professor Russell Trood

Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Martin Betts, has led tributes from Griffith University to Professor Russell Trood. The former Director of the Griffith Asia Institute… Read More

Perspectives:Asia seminar – ‘India’s Disappearing Railways’

A video recording of the Perspectives:Asia seminar, ‘India’s Disappearing Railways’ seminar is now available on our Griffith Asia Institute YouTube channel. Event photos [Photo… Read More

Narendra Modi and India’s normative power

Periodically, India has sought to act as a ‘normative power’ in international affairs, advancing a normative agenda about how states and other actors ought to… Read More