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Edition 5, 2021
If Lai is convicted it will serve as a clear signal to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement that Beijing is in charge.
WEBINAR: Our special guests analyse the under-representation of Asian-Australians in politics and how it can be overcome.
A discussion forum in Reddit appears to reflect the sentiment of people in Melbourne in relation to mask-wearing as a public health measure.
Myanmar's Human Rights Commission has been noticeably silent which raises issues regarding expectations of human rights institutions against regimes inimical to human rights.
WEBINAR: The demise of Leftist political traditions has facilitated newer Islamic expressions of socio-political discontent.
The coup has major potential consequences for a country that was struggling to emerge from decades of military oppression and conflict.
Edition 5, 2021
COVID-19 and growing tension between Australia and China makes it increasingly important to achieve diversity and inclusion in all aspects of Australian society.
Asian Australians have a high level of trust in government information about the COVID-19 pandemic.
The health of Australia’s political institutions requires recognition of the broader value of Asian-Australians as civic equals.
COVID-19 is having a significant impact on Australia’s complex social and cultural relationship with Asia and its own Asian Australian communities.
In an age of hyper-connectivity and availability of global cultural material, the neglect of home-grown Asian Australian content and talent is acute.
Some of the communitarian values and compromise on individuals rights for the sake of public health may have become common Australian values during the COVID-19 pandemic
What does it mean or feel like to be ‘in between’? Where are you, when you are in between worlds? And how do you live this ‘in betweenness'?