India and South Asia

Ian Hall wins prestigious journal prize

Professor Ian Hall, acting Director of the Griffith Asia Institute and Professor in the School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University, has been… Read More

Fiscal consolidation: An Armenian case study

Adjunct Professor Yan Islam was invited by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Moscow and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Armenian government… Read More

Is Exercise Malabar another snag in Australia-India relations?

Reports that the Indian government intends to block Australia’s participation in this year’s Malabar naval exercises are a setback for Canberra. However, better indicators of… Read More

Re-energising the Australia-India Partnership

Malcolm Turnbull took a substantial delegation of business and university leaders to India this week with the aim of re-energising a partnership with India that… Read More

The Australia­­–India–Japan trilateral: converging interests… and converging perceptions?

Back in 1967, the Australian National University held a conference on the theme, India, Japan, Australia: Partners in Asia? It was an interesting time to… Read More

Nepal’s comprehensive peace agreement: human rights, compliance and impunity a decade on

In November 2006, the Government of Nepal and the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist signed a Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) designed to bring more than a… Read More

Modi’s vision for India as a normative power

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s energetic conduct of India’s foreign policy has attracted much public and academic attention. Yet his desire to see India become what… 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

Modi’s gamble: India’s demonetisation drive

The Indian economy might experience a sharp growth slowdown next year. This has to be attributed to a dramatic decision, announced personally by the Indian… Read More

Trump’s presidency and the Asia Pacific

Our Griffith Asia Institute research scholars weigh in on what Donald Trump’s successful bid for US Presidency might mean for the Asia Pacific… Read More