Posts by Griffith Asia Institute

Public Lecture | The Presidential and parliamentary elections in Indonesia: What do we need to know, and why do we need to know it?

Experts gathered to address the biggest election in the world. The world’s single largest election day took place this month, as Indonesians headed to the… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | Mangoro market meri: Women guardians of the mangroves in PNG

Despite a historical and cultural predominance of men in roles of leadership, women are playing a key role in the fight against the large-scale land… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | As China rises, can its culture conquer the world?

To celebrate the release of the February 2019 issue of Australian Foreign Affairs 5, Are We Asian Yet? contributing author Linda Jaivin writes about how… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | In search of safe ground in the Pacific

John Rodsted, Adjunct Professor, Queensland College of Art, photographer, author and film maker spoke to us after his recent visit to the United Nations in… Read More

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC): Legacies, law, and peoples

Multiple consequences of the violence and conflict that engulfed Cambodia during and surrounding the Khmer Rouge regime (1975-1979) continues to be experienced. The Cambodian Government… Read More

Leadership and regionalism in South East Asia – with Dr Marty Natalegawa

As 2018 draws to a close, Australia’s relationship with Indonesia could not be more important. Although the approach — from both sides — doesn’t always… Read More

Insights on ASEAN and the Indo-Pacific with Dr Marty Natalegawa

The Griffith Asia Institute was delighted to host a visit by Marty Natalegawa, former foreign minister to Indonesia, to Australia to deliver the 2018… Read More

A gateway to opportunity: Beyond the program

The Asia Future Fellows program is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that provides Griffith University  and Peking University students the opportunity to experience each culture, expand their… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | Referenda on Independence in New Caledonia and the Autonomous Region of Bougainville

Professor Ciaran O’Faircheallaigh, Centre for Governance and Public Policy, Griffith University moderated an informative session with Ms Denise Fisher, former Australian Consul-General to New Caledonia,  Anthony… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | Asia’s reckoning: The rise of China in Asia, America and Australia.

Richard McGregor, senior fellow for East Asia at the Lowy Institute explored the complex and fractious relationship between the US and China and its influence on… Read More