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Melbourne Asia Review is an initiative of the Asia Institute. Any inquiries about Melbourne Asia Review should be directed to the Managing Editor, Cathy Harper.

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INTRODUCTION: Trajectories of Civil Society in Asia

  • Professor Akihiro Ogawa,

Democratic backsliding is a major concern worldwide and Asia is no exception.

WEBINAR: (Post-)pandemic challenges in Asia

Discussion from an expert panel on key aspects of the pandemic’s effect on politics, society and the environment in Asia and Australia.

INTRODUCTION: (Post-) COVID social and environmental challenges in Asia

  • Professor Mark Wang & Associate Professor Jay Song,

The post COVID challenges for Asian governments and societies are enormous and some of the most significant are related to China.

INTRODUCTION: Islam and inter/intra-religious relations in Asia

  • Professor Abdullah Saeed & Associate Professor Matthew Nelson,

Understanding the past, present, and future of religious relations in Asia hugely important.

Many Asian nations are experiencing a revival of religion in public and political life

  • Professor Azyumardi Azra,

Religion is returning to public and political life in many Asian countries contrary to predictions about the inevitable decline of religion due to modernisation.