Articles by New Mandala

Watch now: The inaugural Tony and Yohanni Johns lecture by Greg Fealy

On-the-ground studies find enormous variety and behaviour that often confound the conventional categorisations of religious type.

Asian Art Research Now: Postgraduate workshop

Supportive critique and cross-pollination across institutional boundaries, as well as those of geography and temporality.

Forum on strengthening primary health care in Indonesia: Lessons from COVID-19

This discussion brings together experts from the USA, Australia and Indonesia.

NBSEAS on “The Road to Dien Bien Phu: A History of the First War for Vietnam”

How were the Vietnamese communists able to achieve their remarkable victory over powerful French colonial forces?

Watch: Deepening the Australia-Indonesia relationship through study abroad & research collaboration

Four stories of success from ANU alumni who have been engaged in strengthening the Australia-Indonesia relationship.

No health without mental health! A forum from the ANU Indonesia Institute

With advent of COVID-19 mental health became everybody’s business. Join our webinar to find out how this impacts the field.

“Perempuan Merdeka” women’s art exhibition at the 39th Indonesia Update

The artists’ playful images expose societal norms and offer alternatives to understanding women’s position in society

Watch: Hari Tani Nasional, a forum on the future of rural Indonesia

Critical Indonesian thinkers reflect on a simple question: What are the most important policy problems in rural Indonesia, and what can researchers do about them?

NBSEAS: Nicole Curato talks to Baogang He about “Deliberative Democracy in Asia”

Professor He draws on a range of case studies in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, and reflects on the wider trend of deliberative democratization in Asia and beyond.

Watch a forum: Bongbong at the Helm

A focus on issues and dynamics that can be expected to define his presidency.

New Books on Southeast Asia: Chris Baker on “A History of Thailand”

This new edition contains a new chapter on Thailand's turbulent politics since 2006 and incorporates new sources and research throughout.