China

Chinese Northeast-Russian Far East Regional Cooperation: Old and New…

June 19, 2019 0

Written by Gaye Christoffersen. Image Credit: zaibaikalsk by bobrayner/Flickr, License: CC BY 2.0. In 2018 the Programme of Cooperation between the Northeast of the People’s Republic of…

India

Modi and the global rise of religious nationalism

June 3, 2019 0

Written by Mark Juergensmeyer Image credit: 10th BRICS summit by GovernmentZA/ Flickr, license CC BY-ND-2.0 One strand of the success of Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party…

Pakistan

From ‘party-centric’ to ‘nation-centric’ democracy in Pakistan

June 17, 2019 2

Written by Maryam Mastoor. Image Credit: Wasif Malik /Flickr, Licence CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Following the elections of 2018, this marks the second time since 1958 that Pakistan…

Bangladesh

Feminism and power in the postcolonial societies of the…

May 22, 2019 1

Written by Zakia Nasir. Image Credit: Ithmus/Flickr, Licence CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Feminists are concerned about women being subjected to power apparatuses, which are used even in…

Taiwan

Taiwan’s confused reaction to the Tiananmen Incident in 1989…

June 4, 2019 0

Written by Ho Ming-sho. Image Credit: Tiananmen Square #6 by Mike/Flickr, Licence CC BY-SA 2.0. This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, a…

Japan

China and Japan – an unlikely climate partnership?

December 13, 2018 0

By Chris G. Pope. On 7 October 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report which focused on the devastating impacts of a…

North Korea

Russian Diplomacy: rather a bad peace than a good…

June 11, 2019 0

Written by Olga Krasnyak. Image Credit: 11th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Rovaniemi by Ulkoministeriö/Flickr, licence: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Russia’s aspirations and diplomatic engagements in…

Sri Lanka

Why accountability matters: The case of Sri Lanka

June 18, 2019 0

Written by Viruben Nandakumar. Image Credit: Takver/Flickr, Licence CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Over a decade has passed since the Sri Lankan civil war, but the memories and trauma of…

Malaysia

Patterns in politics on palm oil

June 7, 2019 0

Written by Otto Hospes. Image Credit: Oil palm by CIFOR/Flickr, Licence CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. The recent controversy between Indonesia and the EU over the revised EU Renewable Energy Directive…

Philippines

Militarising the police, constabularising the military: Insights on Philippine…

June 3, 2019 0

Written by Ananda Devi Domingo-Almase Image Credit:Image Credit: Philippine National Police Train with JIATF West by JIATF West/Flickr, Licence CC BY-NC 2.0.   In an article…

Myanmar

Myanmar’s stalled peace process

April 3, 2019 0

Written by Ashley South. Recent international attention in Myanmar has been focused on the plight of the Rohingya population of Northern Rakhine State, 700,000 of…