Indonesia Council law panels

The Indonesia Council is being held from 20-21 November 2019 at ANU. The following panels focus on constitutional law in Indonesia Wednesday, 9:00-10:30am Panel 1: Constitutionalism and the Courts in Indonesia Chair: Melissa Crouch, UNSW Attacking Free Expression and the Rise of Authoritarianism in IndonesiaHerlambang P. Wiratraman Indonesia’s democracy is challenged by the increasingly authoritarian model of governanceContinue reading “Indonesia Council law panels”

Podcast on Islam and the State

The ANU Myanmar Research Centre has initiated a Myanmar Musings podcast series, led by Luke Corbin.I recently appeared on the program to discuss my book “Islam and the State in Myanmar.” The podcast is available here .A range of other great podcasts are available, including recent podcasts with Nick Cheesman (ANU) on his book Opposing the Rule ofContinue reading “Podcast on Islam and the State”

Conflict in Myanmar: War, Politics, Religion

Nick Cheesman and Nicholas Farrelly have a new edited volume coming out on Conflict in Myanmar. The volume is the outcome of the 2015 ANU Myanmar/Burma Update. The abstract for the book is as follows: As Myanmar’s military adjusts to life with its former opponents holding elected office, Conflict in Myanmar showcases innovative research by a rising generationContinue reading “Conflict in Myanmar: War, Politics, Religion”

Making Sense of Conflict

Myanmar Burma Update 2015: Making Sense of Conflict5 – 6 June 2015, Australian National University, CanberraAs rapid political, economic and social change in Myanmar continues, the next Myanmar (Burma) Update conference at the Australian National University will occur on Friday, 5 June and Saturday, 6 June 2015, ahead of the general elections anticipated for laterContinue reading “Making Sense of Conflict”