A critical reflection on the emergence, dominance and legacy of Java’s historic ‘empire’.
The role of youth and students has been sidelined in the history of the resistance movement.
A glimpse into the current state of mother tongue education and its connections to the broader ethnic reconciliation process.
The co-existence of Indonesia’s competitive elections with illiberal trends appears contradictory but the two are in fact interrelated.
Medieval artefacts and manuscripts are explored by Alex West to give insight on the deep past of Southeast Asia.
On colonial legacies and austerity economics.
Democracy in the region finds itself in dark days. Can anything save it?
Expressions of interest due by 9 October 2017.
A tribute to the life and work of the acclaimed anthropologist, who passed away on 1 May 2017.
The 'Lazy Native' at 40 can’t speak English and is a gangster on wheels, writes Masturah Alatas.
Former student Cam Hawker reflects on his time in Southeast Asia with acclaimed scholar Des Ball.
Nicholas Farrelly pays tribute to one of the world's leading strategic studies scholars.
New Mandala invites readers to celebrate the life and career of an extraordinary scholar.
Michael Wesley reflects on a new volume examining Myanmar’s path to peace and political transition.
Danielle Cave looks at how a viral mobile video game reflects regional tensions.
The crucial role that academics need to play in speaking truth to troubling political power.
Malaysia Update to examine what comes next for the Southeast Asian nation.
Why authoritarian rule remains resilient in the face of elections.
The ICTS13 organising committee responds to questions about their conference in July 2017 and academic freedom.
“Blogging has opened up academia to larger and more varied audiences.” James Giggacher reports on how a military coup led to a revolution in connecting academic insight with the wider world.