Event - Perspectives:Asia

Perspectives:Asia | Australia’s pivot to India

PERSPECTIVES:ASIA | ANDREW CHARLTON  | India is on the rise to become the next global superpower, with a population expected to be larger than… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | Surviving the new cold war as a middle power

PERSPECTIVES:ASIA | PETER K LEE | In the evolving landscape of the Indo-Pacific, middle powers such as Australia are confronted with increasingly complex choices between the… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | Asian-Australians: Enabling and elevating Australia’s competitive advantage to succeed in Asia

PERSPECTIVES:ASIA | JIEH-YUNG LO | Asian-Australians: Enabling and elevating Australia’s competitive advantage to succeed in Asia presented by Jieh-Yung Lo, Director, Centre… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | You can’t paint the Pacific with just one brush

An in-conversation, chaired by Andrew Fa’avale from MANA Pasifika as our engaged panel of Pasifika youth share their perspectives and experiences, the contributions they make to their communities while sharing the challenges they face, be it independence, remittances, climate change, retaining culture, employment amongst others. Read More

Perspectives:Asia | Press freedom as a pillar of democracy: key messages from our speakers

Three distinguished journalists from the Asia-Pacific region - Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Australia - discussed the “Role of press freedom as a pillar of democracy” at a recent Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) Perspectives Asia webinar. Read More

Perspectives:Asia | Stranded Nation

Professor David Walker, Deakin University and Professor Jing Han, Western Sydney University look at how our past still fuels anxiety and racism today. Perspectives Asia by Griffith Asia Institute and Queensland Gallery of Modern Art | QAGOMA Read More

Perspectives:Asia | Restraining great powers

Internationally regarded IR scholar, Professor T.V. Paul, McGill University addressed how modern states have pursued various types of balancing behaviour and how power politics is… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | Bold, Simple or Dumb: Australia’s economic engagement with Asia

Dr Stephanie Fahey, CEO, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) spoke at the 14 November 2019, Perspectives:Asia talk. With the global trade environment… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | State of play in cyber-space: risks and implications of struggles for power in cyberspace

On Thursday 19 September 2019, The Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) and the Australian Centre of Asia-Pacific Art (ACAPA) at QAGOMA welcomed the sixth seminar… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | Women’s Movements in the Philippines 1986 onwards

On 29 August 2019, Professor Mina Roces from the School of Humanities and Languages at the University of New South Wales delivered the Griffith Asia… Read More


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