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Our Grandfather Road—The (gendered) body & place in contemporary Southeast Asian art

Against monolithic narratives of womanhood, nationhood, regionalism; emphasising body & environment.

Civil society in the Mekong: What can we learn from environmental struggles?

As political space contracts, the role for informal networks or coalitions expands.

Campaigns, criminalisation and concessions: indigenous land rights in Cambodia

All Cambodians suffer from natural resources exploitation, but indigenous peoples' social, cultural and economic ties are deeply ingrained in forests

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.

“Mandatory” deaths for the poor, get out of jail free card for the rich in Asia

The fact that dirty money needs to be cleaned provides opportunities for law enforcement agencies in ASEAN to collectively monitor drug lords and drug traffickers.

Women’s rights & gender equality in Indonesia: watch now

Marking International Human Rights Day in 2021, this discussion on women’s rights and gender equality in Indonesia examined the achievements and challenges equality in political, economic and social fields.

Hari Tani Nasional: A forum hosted by the ANU Indonesia Institute

What are the most important policy problems facing rural Indonesia, and what can researchers do about them?

A Forum: Bongbong at the Helm

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

New Books in Southeast Asian Studies: Supalak Ganjanakhundee on “A Soldier King”

...how far can earlier interpretations of Thai politics be adapted to explain the growing influence of the monarchy...

Techno-politics of data justice: perspectives from Indonesia and the Philippines

EngageMedia's latest report tries to understand how people in different contexts imagine and experience the growing digital landscape through the lens of data justice.

New Books on SEAsia: Elisabeth Kramer on “The Candidate’s Dilemma”

The Candidate's Dilemma delves into the lived experiences of candidates negotiating corruption.

Thailand breaks away from Southeast Asia’s brutally punitive drug policies

On 9 June 2022, people lined up to make their first legal purchases of cannabis.