Indonesia and Southeast Asia

Australia-Indonesia relationship is back to ‘normal’, meaning fragile as ever

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is due to meet her Indonesian counterpart, Retno Marsudi, on the sidelines of an ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting in… Read More

Competing hegemonies. Foreign-dominated processes of development in Cambodia

Coordinator: Heidi Dahles Funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research This program addresses institutional change in the foreign-dominated ‘development industry’ in Cambodia. The… 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

Griffith visits Parahyangan University, Indonesia

Russell Trood and Colin Brown were invited speakers at an international conference organised by the International Relations Students Association of Parahyangan University, in Bandung, Indonesia… Read More

Transforming the Philippine workforce through leadership development

Griffith human resource (HR) and leadership experts Professor Adrian Wilkinson and Dr Jeanne McConachie are among prominent international speakers at this year’s Philippine national HR… Read More

Australia-Indonesia relations under spotlight

Strained, tense, low and at risk. These are but some of the terms attributed to Australia’s relationship with Indonesia in recent times, from the phone… Read More

Griffith University and UNICEF partner to improve child protection in Indonesia

Griffith University is partnering with UNICEF and the Indonesian Government to ameliorate child protection and social work structures in Indonesia. Led by Griffith School of… Read More

Local ‘loos’ saving lives in Indonesia

Many Australians spend a good deal of time contemplating life in the smallest room in the house, but few realise that the ‘porcelain throne’ is… Read More

Bali Nine: Poor political leadership creates lasting bilateral problems

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are dead. Above all else, their deaths are a human tragedy for their families. But their executions, which took… Read More

Down syndrome theory on Hobbit species doesn’t hold to scrutiny

Claims that bones found in an Indonesian cave are not the remains of a new species of extinct hominin but more likely modern humans suffering… Read More