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Diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific: The digital challenge

Griffith Asia Institute (GAI), in collaboration with the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), hosted the second annual Brisbane Roundtable on “Diplomacy… Read More


Perspectives:Asia seminar – 'Popular culture and the representation of Asian-Australia'

A video recording of the Perspectives:Asia seminar, ‘Popular culture and the representation of Asian-Australia’ seminar is now available on our Griffith Asia Institute YouTube… Read More


Perspectives:Asia seminar – 'Empowering women: Advocacy through art'

A video of Her Excellency’s talk can be found on our Griffith Asia Institute YouTube channel. Event photos [Photo credit: Mark Sherwood, courtesy of… Read More


Soft Power in the Indo-Pacific: Emerging models and themes

What are the challenges and opportunities facing soft power in the 21st Century? How do these translate in the diverse and dynamic Indo-Pacific? Can public… Read More


APEC Study Centre represents Australia at consortium conference in Peru

Peru is the host country for APEC deliberations this year, culminating in the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in late November. As part of these deliberations,… Read More


John Howard delivers Inaugural Asia Lecture

  More photos from the Inaugural Asia Lecture are available on our Griffith Asia Institute… Read More


Perspectives:Asia seminar – 'Democracy, meritocracy, or both? The case of China'

Westerns tend to separate the political world into ‘good’ democracies and ‘bad’ authoritarian leaders. However the Chinese political model does not fit into the Western… Read More


Tourism Confucius Institute international symposium - Governance in contemporary China

The Tourism Confucius Institute at Griffith University held an international symposium on 29 March 2016. The theme of the International Symposium was “Governance in Contemporary… Read More


Q&A Panel Event: Australia-Japan security relations in a changing region

A close security relationship between Australia and Japan can extend the bi-lateral relationship in important ways, and also contribute to stability and cooperation within the… Read More


Policy convergence and divergence in Australia and Japan

The Griffith Asia Institute and Ritsumeikan University in Japan, supported by the Japan Foundation hosted the 5th Annual Australia-Japan Dialogue in Brisbane on Thursday 10… Read More


Japan’s greater contribution to peace, security and stability in Asia

On the 9 December 2015, Ambassador of Policy Planning and International Security Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan spoke at the fourth Australia-Japan Annual Lecture… Read More


Managing the Transition to a Sustainable Economy workshop

On 22 and 23 October 2015, the “Managing the Transition to a Sustainable Economy: Some insight from an evolutionary perspective” workshop brought together leading academics from a… Read More


The Inaugural GS2N Symposium

On 22nd and 23rd October 2015 the inaugural GS2N symposium, which was funded by the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI), the School of Government and International… Read More


China Brief: Communicating with China

The November 2015 China Brief, “Communicating with China: The interplay of language and culture,” was held at Griffith University’s South Bank Graduate Centre Building on Tuesday, 17… Read More


Perspectives:Asia seminar – 'Life as a Weapon'

The Perspectives:Asia seminar – Life as a Weapon: Do suicide bombings really make sense? was held at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art on 5 November, 2015.  During… Read More


Restless Continent: Wealth, Rivalry and Asia's New Geopolitics public lecture

At a public lecture held at Griffith’s Queensland College of Art on 28 October, 2015, Professor Michael Wesley, Director of the Coral Bell School of Asia… Read More


South Pacific Studies Group seminar on PNG and Australia

Sean Dorney, Former Pacific Correspondent, ABC/Australia Network discussed why he believes Australia needs to pay more attention to its former colony during his ‘PNG and… Read More


Political and economic developments under President Xi Jinping

Mr John Garnaut, Author and Asia Pacific editor The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald discussed the ‘Political and Economic developments under President Xi Jinping’… Read More


APEC and trade liberalisation in the Asia-Pacific

Dr Alan Bollard, Executive Director, the APEC Secretariat, Singapore discussed “APEC and Trade Liberalisation in the Asia-Pacific” at the Griffith APEC Study Centre and Trade… Read More


Indonesia alumni event in Jakarta

Griffith University Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International), Professor Sarah Todd, and Griffith Asia Institute Director, Professor Russell Trood, led a delegation to Jakarta in early May to strengthen… Read More