China

The Chinese film industry’s rollercoaster ride

May 17, 2019 0

Written by Chris Berry. Image Credit: FEFF 14 foto gruppo by Davide Gabino (aka Stròlic Furlàn)/Flickr, Licence: CC BY-ND 2.0. How is the Chinese film industry doing?…

India

Agenda 2019: The Indian National Congress and the African…

May 14, 2019 0

Written by Utsav Kumar Singh. In 2018 we celebrated the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, and 2019 will mark the 150th anniversary of…

Pakistan

How do South Asians see democracy and authoritarianism?

May 13, 2019 0

Written by Sandeep Shastri. Drawing richly from the State of Democracy in South Asia Report, this article assesses the concerns and expectations of citizens of…

Bangladesh

How do South Asians see democracy and authoritarianism?

May 13, 2019 0

Written by Sandeep Shastri. Drawing richly from the State of Democracy in South Asia Report, this article assesses the concerns and expectations of citizens of…

Taiwan

Qiong Yao films and Taiwan society

May 15, 2019 0

Written by Xuelin Zhou. Image Credit:  Cinema by Do u remember/Flickr, License CC BY-SA 2.0. Between 1965 and 1983, fifty feature films were produced in Taiwan…

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

American distrust vis-à-vis North Korea’s desperation and dismal reputation:…

May 13, 2019 0

Written by Liang Tuang Nah. Image Credit: North Korea - Flag by Roman Harak/Flickr, License CC BY-SA 2.0. Following the failure of the second summit between…

Sri Lanka

How do South Asians see democracy and authoritarianism?

May 13, 2019 0

Written by Sandeep Shastri. Drawing richly from the State of Democracy in South Asia Report, this article assesses the concerns and expectations of citizens of…

Malaysia

Malaysia today: The demise of a hybrid? Not so…

May 14, 2019 0

Written by William Case. Samuel Huntington’s notion of a third wave of democratic transitions captured the many dozens of countries whose regimes transitioned from authoritarian…

Philippines

Peacebuilding from the grassroots: Resolving conflicts in Mindanao

April 1, 2019 0

Written by Julius Cesar Trajano. The peace process between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) was hailed as a significant step…

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…