The New Books in Southeast Asian Studies podcast explores the idea that elections can be instrumentalised by dictators to reinforce their rule.
The fall of great premodern Southeast Asian settlements offers hints about what climate change has in store for today's megacities.
What we see today in Cambodia is a direct outcome of the events of 1997, and the world’s feeble response then.
A discussion about how civil society organisations and the media are adapting to growing authoritarianism in Cambodia.
A quick interview with a scholar of authoritarianism on what's over the horizon for Cambodia after Hun Sen's 2017 crackdown on the opposition.
Welcoming the University of Sydney's Southeast Asian history bloggers to New Mandala.
A discussion on how Australia, ASEAN, and the world might support democracy and human rights in Cambodia.
Read the former Australian foreign minister's remarks made at the "Cambodia on the Brink" conference in Canberra.
New association "seeks to foster and facilitate opportunities for the advancement of research and knowledge relevant to Mainland Southeast Asia."
The public face of Cambodia's exiled CNRP leadership on surviving and regrouping after Hun Sen's crackdown.
The dissolution of the CNRP protects the prime minister’s position in the short term, but may backfire in the long run.
Democracy in the region finds itself in dark days. Can anything save it?
Two factors: the CPP is spooked by its declining electoral fortunes, and the west hasn't spoken up for democracy.
Cambodian officials in their own words on how the CPP and state power are one and the same.
The 2017 commune elections don't point to a decisive result for either the CPP or CNRP next year.
Are museums friends or foes when it comes to protecting antiquities?
What the dismissal of Im Chaem case means for ongoing trials against the Khmer Rouge.
2016 was not a good year for the region's civil liberties, writes Bridget Welsh.