China

Taiping Christianity: from ‘madness’ to localisation

November 20, 2018 0

Written by Carl Kilcourse. The theological worldview of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (1851–64) is an excellent example of Christianity’s capacity to transform and become locally…

India

Missed opportunities: time is running out for the Indian…

November 7, 2018 0

Written by Carole Spary. India’s next national election is due in summer 2019, when more than 800 million voters will again exercise their power to…

Challenges to Modi

October 8, 2018 0

Pakistan

Pakistan Elections: the role of social media

October 15, 2018 0

Written by Khalid Jarral The Pakistan elections of 2018 were the first time that the voters had the ability to engage in a two-way communication…

Bangladesh

The indigenous tribes of Bangladesh: small voices lost in…

November 8, 2018 0

Written by Tanzia Amreen Haq. Bangladesh, with its broken electoral system, diminishing democracy and neglected human rights, lives in a state of violent peace. The…

Taiwan

Strength in Numbers

November 13, 2018 0

Written by Caroline Hosey  A Taiwanese organisation named ATAYAL aims to foster international communication between Aboriginal communities throughout the globe. Their goal is to launch a new online communication platform to…

Japan

What if North Korean refugees fleeing war land in…

September 27, 2018 0

Written by Anne-Léonore Dardenne. North Korea still Japan’s most serious threat Three months after the symbolic pledge towards peace at the summit meeting in Singapore…

North Korea

What if North Korean refugees fleeing war land in…

September 27, 2018 0

Written by Anne-Léonore Dardenne. North Korea still Japan’s most serious threat Three months after the symbolic pledge towards peace at the summit meeting in Singapore…

Sri Lanka

Project Hope: A charity from Nottingham improving the lives…

November 6, 2018 0

Kilian Bachmair As part of the Rosie May Foundation’s international internship programme, four students from the University of Nottingham spent three weeks at the foundation’s…

Malaysia

Transformations in Malaysia’s higher education landscape

September 20, 2018 0

Written by Martha Puebla On 2-4 May the British Council organized its annual conference Going Global 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This conference was an…

Philippines

Strategic Ambiguity: Deconstructing Duterte’s 2018 National Security Strategy

October 1, 2018 0

Written by Ananda Devi Domingo-Almase. A country’s National Security Strategy (NSS) contains guidelines and action-plans to promote national interests and protect the nation from threats…

Myanmar

Preaching hate and violence: The (militant) Buddhist perspective

June 5, 2018 0

Written by Peter Lehr. When discussing religion and violence in Southeast Asia, the first concept that usually comes to mind is that of jihad or…