Editors’ Note: these videos were recorded at the Entrenched Illiberalism in Mainland Southeast Asia conference hosted by the Australian National University on 8–9 April 2019. You can get more details about the conference here.
Old dominance, new dominoes in Southeast Asia
Democracy in the region finds itself in dark days. Can anything save it?
Wielding the purse strings of Southeast Asian civil society
Illiberalism at home, and pro-market ideologies abroad, are putting pressure on Southeast Asian civil society organisations' financial health.
Rethinking Southeast Asian civil society
It’s past time for us to ditch simplistic ideas of “civil society” and its relationship with democracy in the region.
Why Thailand’s generals fail to co-opt elections
History and electoral reality suggest that the 2019 elections will deliver another “wasted coup”.
Where in the world is Cambodia?
The international community needs to take seriously the scepticism of many Cambodians about its intentions.
What should the region do about Cambodia’s crackdown?
A discussion on how Australia, ASEAN, and the world might support democracy and human rights in Cambodia.