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Edition 7, 2021
The politics of language learning in Asia
The impacts of transnational linkages and diaspora are huge and include trade and investment, livelihoods for poor people, and migrant workers’ rights.
It is crucial to consider the diverse experiences and circumstances of trafficked people without labelling them as only victims.
Remittances are particularly important in the case of the Philippines. How can they have the most positive outcomes?
Chinese business migrants in Australia: What shapes their business activities and economic contribution?
Chinese business migrants in Australia are trying to develop their social and economic links with China.
Edition 8, 2021
Transnational migration, diaspora and development in Asia
There needs to be greater equality within Indonesia’s diasporic communities if their strengths are to be properly realised
Indonesia has active diasporic communities with vast potential to enhance the nation’s economic prosperity.
Global migration has driven the recent rise of diaspora institutions which have unleashed a new wave of human geopolitics.
Economic and cultural biases tend to lead to Australian governments and elite institutions (including universities) looking past Asia in favour of Europe and North America.
A panel discussion exploring Australia’s capability within and outside academia to engage with and study Indonesia.