Articles by New Mandala

Seminar presentation: “History and Art History in Southeast Asia” Professor Adrian Vickers

New Mandala and the Southeast Asia Institute at The Australian National University are pleased to present this seminar by Professor Adrian Vickers, who is a Visitor in the School of Culture History and Language.

NBSEAS discusses “The Irish Buddhist: The Forgotten Monk Who Faced Down the British Empire”

A new book looks at the significance of U Dhammaloka, an Irishman who “went native” and became a Buddhist monk in British Burma

Bussaraporn Thongchai’s work draws on her experiences with women victims of human trafficking

The subjects of the drawings are "always conscious of being different and an outsider, a target of racial vilification, a slave."

Indonesia in 2020: Looking back at a year of crisis

How were Indonesians’ enjoyment of political, economic, and social rights have been affected by the multiple crises of 2020?

EOI close this week! Southeast Asian researcher looking at gender & sexuality? New Mandala is looking for you.

Funded by the ANU Gender Institute, NM's latest project offers workshops in developing a short video using readily available devices. Get your EOI in before 12 Dec.

Contemporary art event: Indonesia calling 2020

An upcoming exhibition aims to raise awareness of the impact of COVID-19 in Indonesia and to encourage aid initiatives in any form

Philippines Beyond Clichés Series 2 # 6: We need to decongest Manila

Who has the right to live in the city? And what role can facilitated community organisation that engages all residents of the city play in determining the shape and life of the city?