Asian Studies

Myanmar past and present: two views

Andrew Selth looks at the hardships the country still faces today.

Orangutans and ‘non-human’ rights

Should we recognise humanity in another species?

Urban exclusion in Southeast Asia

When it comes to urban planning, lines of exclusion and inclusion need to be redrawn.

Man with his bike. Photo by Staffan Scherz on flickr.

Myanmar Update 2017 Call for Papers

Proposals due by 30 June 2016.

Watching the watchers

Examining the Universal Periodic Review of human rights in Southeast Asia.

Witnessing Myanmar’s momentous change

New book provides eyewitness account of country's incredible reforms.

The historian who charted Australia’s Asian future

Anthony Milner pays tribute to the late John Legge.

Survey of Thai Internet use and restrictions

University of Washington study seeks your input.

How did Southeast Asia become a social fact?

Tom Pepinsky looks at how an artificial concept defined a region.

Doing old academia with new media

New Mandala team to deliver new practicum course.

Tackling the region’s policy challenges

New issue of Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies available for free now.

In search of truth and justice: a tribute to Benedict Anderson

Francis Loh Kok Wah reflects on a mentor and a friend.

Ben Anderson: the one and only

Ariel Heryanto pays tribute to the late scholar and his ongoing legacy.

ANU seeks Burmese language lecturer

Exciting new teaching opportunity at ANU.

The crisis behind ‘A Kingdom in Crisis’

Mish Khan and Nicholas Farrelly recap a recent war of words over book on Thai monarchy.

Bamboo forest. Photo: Stuck in customs on flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/

It’s time for a truly Asia-Pacific vision at ANU

Why Australia's national university must bite the bullet when it comes to humanities and social science.

A tribute to Nicholas Tapp

Jean Michaud reflects on the life of a prolific intellectual standing at the forefront of his field.

Photo: Claus Rebler on flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/zunami/

Playing Jenga with Myanmar’s rule of law

How intermediaries are morphing ideas of law and justice.

Crystal balls and change in Myanmar

How scenario development can help chart the country's uncertain future.

Soccer wars in Southeast Asia

Football and nationalism in Thailand, Vietnam and Laos.

Visions of Myanmar, old and new

Stunning images capture change and continuity in the Southeast Asian nation.

Tourism and Myanmar’s missed opportunity

Foreign visitors are one way the country can quickly expand its economy.

A tale of two cities in Myanmar

Yangon and Naypyitaw show the leaps and limits of Myanmar's transformation.