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

Re-hyphenating the Indo-Pacific

In the wonderfully-titled ‘From Hollywood to Bollywood’, Andrew Phillips questions the utility of the ‘Indo-Pacific’ concept. He thinks it’s less than the sum of its… Read More

Fiscal consolidation: Does it work?

Presentation given by Yan Islam (Adjunct Professor, Griffith Asia Institute and former Chief, Employment and Labour Market Policies Branch, ILO, Geneva) to the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget… Read More

India’s unavoidable entanglements in the South China Sea

This article is a summary of the Mabini Dialogue talk given by Professor Ian Hall at the Foreign Service Institute of the Philippines on… Read More

India is hedging its bets on coal to bring power to the people

More than a fifth of India’s population lacks access to electricity, posing a major development challenge. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to… Read More

Election 2016 and Australian foreign policy

Australians will go to a federal election on 2 July 2016. At first glance the 19 seats in the House of Representatives that the… Read More

‘Prosperity, Equality and Sustainability: Perspectives and Policies for a Better World,’ a global conference

The conference was jointly organized by the Institute for Human Development and the World Bank, and was held at the India International Centre in New… Read More

Multialignment and Indian foreign policy under Narendra Modi

Since Narendra Modi’s became Prime Minister in May 2014, India has hosted an American president at its Republic Day celebrations and finalised its application to… Read More

Cosmopolitan insights from B.R. Ambedkar, India’s anti-caste campaigner and constitutional architect

Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891-1956) has long been a source of inspiration for India’s Dalits, formerly called ‘untouchables’. He was himself the first Dalit to… Read More

Kipling’s Burma and Myanmar’s Kipling

He knew little about the country, but colonised the West’s imagination about it. The Indian Institute of Advanced Study and the UK’s Kipling Society are… Read More