On-the-ground studies find enormous variety and behaviour that often confound the conventional categorisations of religious type.
Parent-led networks have created tremendous impact for the LGBTI+ movement in Asia.
How were the Vietnamese communists able to achieve their remarkable victory over powerful French colonial forces?
Interact with some of the most socially-engaged and topical art produced by contemporary artists both emerging and established from the region
Against monolithic narratives of womanhood, nationhood, regionalism; emphasising body & environment.
As political space contracts, the role for informal networks or coalitions expands.
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.
Southeast Asian antisemitism has often bemused scholars and researchers, because it has been described as an antisemitism without Jews.
Digital activism, identity, and transnational contentious politics
...movements signify the transformative potential of people’s power & its inherent precarity; state responses to protestors’ demands range widely...
Empirical data is not politically neutral, nor does it speak for itself. Divorced from its original context, it can cause harm.
...these are fundamentally contrary to the principles of international human rights law and fail to meet the principle of “legal certainty” of international law.
By intentionally devising concealment strategies that maintain the core messages...research participants demonstrate their commitment to continue producing critical information while avoiding punishment.
Will Leni Robredo be able to overcome Bongbong Marcos’s decisive lead in the surveys?
A forum examining the dynamics of the upcoming national election in the Philippines.
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.
Displacement is a key contributor to the trajectories of “Muslim” politics around the region...
...railing against Chinese government-dominated initiatives and the Digital Silk Road is not an adequate strategy, but other countries could improve their own strategies.
New Mandala invites submissions on the most pressing environmental justice issues in the Southeast Asia.
New Mandala is taking a break, in the meantime we leave readers with reflections & the top posts of 2022.
It is essential for governments, together with grassroots communities and academia, to actively educate society.
A new documentary seeks to explore the plight of refugees in Indonesia seeking resettlement in Australia.
Southeast Asian citizens are not providing carte blanche to their governments to wind back civil liberties and political rights.