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.
A conversation about Vomit Girl: Mai Nguyen-Long talks to Elly Kent
Studying Vietnamese folkloric practices, the artist has crafted objects that reflect the aesthetics of creative subversion and resistance.
Public programs weekend: Our Grandfather Road
Interact with some of the most socially-engaged and topical art produced by contemporary artists both emerging and established from the region
Profile: Patrick Anderson’s career in environmental and human rights movements
Working in solidarity globally and at the intersection of environmental protection and human rights.
RISE 2: Considerations of saltwater, fish, mangroves & people, oil & plastic
From remote Torres Strait to mega-cities like Jakarta, enforced climate refugee status continues to increase.
Academics call on Government to protect stranded Myanmar students
A group of academics is urging the Federal Government to grant humanitarian protection visas to a small cohort of gifted students.
‘Other Possible Worlds’ Contemporary art from Thailand
Investigating urbanisation, the environment, inequality, and the political rights and duties of Thai people.
Seni Baru: new art from Bali & Bandung
Featuring art from the "other" major art centres in Indonesia, this exhibition includes the work of 6 mid-career artists.
Beyond borders at APT 10 Part 2: Textures & translations in SEA abstraction
Drawn from local contexts, these abstractions also transcend borders.
Looking beyond borders at Asia Pacific Triennial 10 – Part 1
APT10 forces us to look past the categories of nation or ethnicity to embrace perspectives in life that are centred on multiplicity and hybridity, on community and friendship.
What are the regional security implications of Indonesia’s capital relocation?
Relocation has some implications for not only military and defence issues, but also economic and environmental security.
“Semut: The Untold Story of a Secret Australian Operation in WWII Borneo”
"....when you actually sit down and look at what happened, the locals were key participants in all of these war activities."
Indifference in diversity: ignorance & apathy towards refugees in Indonesia
A new documentary seeks to explore the plight of refugees in Indonesia seeking resettlement in Australia.
Civil Society and Southeast Asia’s Authoritarian Turn
Just as there is no simple correlation between democracy and good governance, we can no longer draw a straight line between authoritarianism and weak governance.
Remembering HMAS Perth (I) for the future
For Indonesia and Australia, the salvage of Perth has put maritime heritage cooperation into the spotlight, prompting greater bilateral engagement.
The true story of cruelty to animals in Indonesia
The ABC should establish a new relationship with an Indonesian partner, enabling Australians to learn that this humane cause is shared by our close neighbours.
ASEAN and Australia: a new rhythm
After COVID-19, Australia will want to step up in the region...especially where the lessons and relevant technology can be generously shared.
Letter from the editor: Will Australia’s “place” in Asia seem like history for future generations?
Our knowledge of Asia, our learning, our relationships and our expertise have been under fire for the last 20 years.
Better governance in a better parliament
Establishing parliamentary committees will help the new PH government meet its GE14 promises of better governance, as ministers and senior officials can be called to account.
Lost in Translation: Jawa Pos
Foreign correspondent and historian Frank Palmos reflects on his first translating job in Java in 1961.
Perspectives on the Past at New Mandala
Welcoming the University of Sydney's Southeast Asian history bloggers to New Mandala.