21 Jan 2022
Year In Review article on Cambodia in 2021
Astrid Norén-Nilsson has assessed Cambodia's political and social trends of the past year for East Asia Forum
17 Jan 2022
Two fully funded PhD positions in East and South-East Asian Studies
The Centre announces two PhD positions. East and South-East Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary subject that focuses on contemporary phenomena and processes in the region as a wh...
14 Dec 2021
New article on social infrastructure in Myanmar
Elizabeth Rhoads has co-authored a new article with Jayde Lin Roberts on Myanmar’s social infrastructure of nalehmu.
10 Dec 2021
Congratulations to Astrid and Nicholas who have both received research grants!
7 Dec 2021
New publication on Cambodian politics
Astrid Norén-Nilsson has published an article on regal legitimisations in connection with Cambodia's shift to hegemonic authoritarianism
22 Nov 2021
Veg*nism in the Sino-Cultural Sphere
Our PhD student Gina Song Lopez recently got to discuss her research on veg*n and plant-based food advocacy in East Asia with the Society for the Psychology of Human-Animal Intergr...
19 Oct 2021
China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Pragmatism over Morals?
Is China beating the US and EU through its pragmatic approach towards cooperation under the “Belt and Road” Initiative (“一带一路”倡议) (BRI)?
6 Oct 2021
New publication on Japanese foreign policy.
Paul O'Shea has written a chapter on the topic of Japanese foreign policy under the Democratic Party of Japan.
13 Sep 2021
Op-ed in The Guardian on the state of Japanese democracy
Paul O'Shea has co-authored an opinion article in The Guardian newspaper on the past, present, and future of Japanese democracy.
1 Sep 2021
Two new articles on Japanese politics in the Conversation
Paul O'Shea has published two articles on the latest developments in Japanese politics
24 Aug 2021
Intresserad att skriva en rapport on bilden av Öst- och Sydöstasien i läroböcker/undervisning i skolan?
Vi vill få en bild av vad svenska ungdomar lär sig om Öst- och sydöstasien i skolan. Detta kan hjälpa oss förstå vilken kunskap unga människor idag har om regionen.
18 Aug 2021
Battle of the BRI’s - How the West plans to challenge China’s rise through infrastructure, and why it might not succeed.
Will the appeal of the Western-led global democratic order triumph over China’s pragmatic approach to infrastructure investments?
13 Aug 2021
Special Issue on Cambodia's Turn to Hegemonic Authoritarianism
Dr Astrid Norén-Nilsson has guest edited a special issue for Contemporary Southeast Asia
24 Jun 2021
The Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies are hiring one or two researchers
23 Jun 2021
How safe are the Tokyo Olympics from COVID-19?
Paul O'Shea talks to Al Jazeera International about the politics behind the Olympics.
21 May 2021
New article on the politics of the Olympics!
As Japanese public opinion turns resolutely against summer Olympics, will Tokyo cancel?
21 May 2021
Cambodia Update for Politics in Action 2021
Astrid Norén-Nilsson discussed recent political developments in Cambodia for Sydney Southeast Asia Centre's flagship Politics in Action forum
20 May 2021
Podcast on the politics of online news in Cambodia
Astrid Norén-Nilsson discusses her research about the Cambodian online news outlet Fresh News with Duncan McCargo.
19 Apr 2021
We are happy to announce the launch of the People’s Map of Global China
The People’s Map of Global China tracks China’s complex and rapidly changing international activities by engaging an equally global civil society.
26 Mar 2021
New article on the Chinese digital society
Marina Svensson has published an article in the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs entitled “‘Crazy Jack’ and the ‘Gay CEO’: Visions, Entrepreneurship, and the Chinese State in the...