News from Asia Institute
12 Apr 2013 2:26pm
The Asia Institute and the new Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies brought together three experts on China to discuss if China has reached its turning point.
Mr Murray McLean (AO), Prof. Ross Garnaut (AO) and Prof. Christine Wong
Congratulations to Andrew Yusu Cheng for his great achievement on winning the Prime Ministers Australia Asia Award
10 Apr 2013 12:59pm
Andrew Yusu Cheng, PhD candidate in the Victorian College of the Arts and the Asia Institute has won the 2013 Prime Ministers Australia Asia Award. This award offers generous funds for a field trip in China. Yusu is a filmmaker who is making a film on a Tibetan community in Qinghai as part of his Phd. Associate Professor Anne McLaren, Asia Institute jointly supervises him.
03 Apr 2013 11:05am
The Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies was officially launched at the University of Melbourne on 3rd of April 2013 by the Chancellor, Ms Elizabeth Alexander AM.
27 Mar 2013 12:58pm
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28 Feb 2013 2:36pm
12 Feb 2013 4:18pm
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08 Feb 2013 2:36pm
Hezbollah is a shrewd player, but the bombing of Israeli tourists in Europe has no value for its political plans in Lebanon, writes Shahram Akbarzadeh.
23 Jan 2013 3:07pm
The rape and murder of a young woman on a bus in Delhi last month was greeted with outbursts of blame and outrage, just as the death of Jill Meagher was. Shakira Hussein on honour and sexual violence.
Shakira Hussein is undertaking a McKenzie postdoctoral fellowship on Muslim women, gender violence and racism at the National Centre for Excellence in Islamic Studies at the University of Melbourne.
07 Dec 2012 1:12pm
THE Islamic regime in Iran is heading towards yet another crisis. But this one is not about its nuclear program and the threat of an Israeli attack.
It is not about the ever more strict international sanctions on its oil exports and the crippling of its financial sector. It is not about the presence of US warships in the Persian Gulf or its besieged ally in Syria. This one is about a major rift at the very top.
Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh
23 Nov 2012 4:21pm
Israeli air-raids on Gaza have stopped. Palestinian rockets are not being fired at Israel. The cease-fire seems to be holding. After seven days of war, and 157 Palestinian deaths (the great majority of whom were hapless civilians), international leaders are congratulating each other of achieving and end to hostilities. But the obvious question is, how long will it last?
Shahram Akbarzadeh is the Deputy Director National Centre of Excellence in Islamic Studies at University of Melbourne