Workshop: China’s Presence in Mainland Southeast Asia

Upcoming Event By the Association of Mainland Southeast Asia Scholars (AMSEAS). The peoples of the mainland Southeast Asian countries of Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, have a long history of relations with China. These relations covered the areas of trade, migration, religion and culture, and occasionally, conflict. The colonial period and the Cold War significantlyContinue reading “Workshop: China’s Presence in Mainland Southeast Asia”

Politics in Action in Southeast Asia

On 18 May, Sydney will again hold its flagship annual event, “Politics in Action in Southeast Asia”. When: 9.30am-4.30pm, 18 May 2018Where: Education Lecture Theatre 351, Education Building A35 Invited experts will provide an analysis of the political situation in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar and the Philippines and discuss the broader implications of events in theseContinue reading “Politics in Action in Southeast Asia”

ASEAN 360 by Asia Society

Join Asia Society Australia at King & Wood Mallesons in the week of the historic ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney for ASEAN 360°.  A comprehensive briefing covering the trade and investment, geopolitics and social issues facing the region.Delivered by business, government, academic and media experts based in ASEAN and Australia, this lunchtime panel discussion willContinue reading “ASEAN 360 by Asia Society”

ASAA Conference 3-5 July 2018

The next Asian Studies Association of Australia Conference will be held in Sydney on 3–5 July 2018. Co-organised by the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, the China Studies Centre and the School of Languages and Culture, this conference will bring together academics from across the disciplines with a shared interest in Asia. The conference is open to scholars, students and community membersContinue reading “ASAA Conference 3-5 July 2018”

Podcast updates on Southeast Asia

Missed the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre conference on Politics in Asia? Podcasts by each of the speakers are now available online Allen Hicken on Southeast Asian PoliticsMark Thompson on the PhilippinesMelissa Crouch on MyanmarMichael Barr on SingaporeJacqui Baker on IndonesiaAderito Soares on East TimorJonathan Bogais on CambodiaMeredith Weiss on MalaysiaAim Sinpeng on Thailand

Politics in Action in Southeast Asia

Upcoming Event: Politics in Action: Democratic Updates from Southeast Asia Policy Roundtable When: 29 July 2016, 10.00 – 18.00 Where: New Law School Lecture Theatre 104, New Law Building, University of Sydney Southeast Asia is far from homogenous when it comes to political systems, government leadership and democratic transitions. Each country has a unique political history which separatesContinue reading “Politics in Action in Southeast Asia”

Workshop on the Indonesian Constitutional Court

For those in Sydney, a workshop on the Indonesian Constitutional Court will be held today and tomorrow. Details below:Workshop on “The Constitutional Court & Democracy in Indonesia: Judging the First Decade” 11-12 December 2014SydneyPresented by the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, UNSW Law Faculty and Centre for Asian and Pacific Law, Sydney law SchoolContinue reading “Workshop on the Indonesian Constitutional Court”

Moved to Sydney

Just a short post to note that I have moved from Singapore to Sydney. I am now a Lecturer at the Law Faculty, the University of New South Wales, Sydney. My new contact details are below: Law Faculty, University of New South WalesThe Law BuildingBuilding F8, Union RoadUNSW Kensington CampusSydney NSW 2052 Australia E: profile