Indonesia and Southeast Asia

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

Regional wrap

The last fortnight witnessed the most coherent manifestation of what’s being touted as the new cold war between the US and China that is likely… 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

It’s time to fill Asia’s arms control void

Asia urgently needs new diplomatic initiatives aimed at reducing nuclear dangers and preventing arms racing in the region. There’s a glaring gap between the ambitious… Read More

The daughter: A political biography of Aung San Suu Kyi (Book review)

Few figures in modern history have attracted as much biographical attention as Myanmar’s State Counsellor and de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. The Griffith… Read More

Regional wrap

The last fortnight proved to be an action-packed one, with many significant developments taking place in the Indo-Pacific region. Australia was at the front and… Read More

Do FDI inflows increase income inequality in APEC developing economies?

The effects of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) are widely debated in academic, policymaking and development circles. In a time of prolific economic globalisation, accelerated through… Read More

Australia and Indonesia working together to address sustainable development and climate change

Last week Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) led an academic delegation to Indonesia for the Jakarta launch of the Collaborative Australia-Indonesia Program on Sustainable Development and… Read More

The rise and rise of Asia’s cities

Why Focus on Cities? On 12 March 2013, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Chair of the Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40), tweeted: ‘While nations… Read More