Caitlin Byrne

People love pandas but what’s really behind China’s panda diplomacy?

CAITLIN BYRNE  |  There is no question, the world loves China’s giant pandas. The enigmatic, reserved herbivores evoke goodwill wherever they travel. With… Read More

Small-state responses to strategic dynamics in the Indian Ocean

CAITLIN BYRNE  |  The Indian Ocean is a vast and dynamic domain. Yet, much like its Pacific counterpart, it is too easily cast… Read More

Australia’s constructive diplomacy in an era of contest

CAITLIN BYRNE  |  The 2017 Australian Foreign Policy White Paper defined Australia as a “regional power with global interests.” Ambitious in nature,… Read More

ASEAN’s conception of regional citizenship

LUIS CABRERA AND CAITLIN BYRNE  |  ASEAN has for some time been explicit that the development of a common regional identity among… 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

Foreign Minister Payne flies out for Quad diplomacy

CAITLIN BYRNE  |  What a relief it must have been for Australia’s Foreign Minister, Marise Payne to step on a plane earlier this week. Read More

Competence in a crisis: the new marker of soft power in a chaotic world

Aside from its devastating human impact, COVID-19 has revealed deep social, economic and political fault lines in and across the global system. How states and other global actors engage in this system and the extent to which they mine, obscure or seek to bridge emerging fault lines for advantage will reflect on their soft power. Read More

Asia Stories | Paths untold with Dr Nico Meissner

In Asia Stories, host, Professor Caitlin Byrne talks to Griffith Film School's Dr Nico Meissner about creative entrepreneurship in one of the world's most vibrant filmmaking regions. Read More

Asia Stories | Taking the Long Road with Caitlin Byrne

Taking the long road with Caitlin Byrne - Caitlin shares with us her journey through research and diplomatic practice in this episode of Asia Stories. Read More

Remembering Professor Aileen Baviera

One of the true privileges of my role at the Griffith Asia Institute is working with some of the most distinguished and impressive scholars across… Read More

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