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New Challenges to the Social Mission of Indonesian Higher Education

This post is based on a recent article published in the Asian Studies Review. The article can be read here and is currently available open access to all readers. Internationally standardized indicators of performance have put Indonesian Higher Education (IHE) in a crisis of mission. Focusing mainly on teaching, research, scholarly publication and international collaboration, […]

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The Persuasive Power of Visuals in Chinese State Propaganda

This post is based on a recent article published in the Asian Studies Review. The article can be read here and is currently available open access to all readers. Propaganda is a key instrument of authoritarian rule. In China, state propaganda is known to be pervasive. Its effectiveness, however, is complex. While some studies find

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Constructing a Discourse of Resistance: Analyzing China’s Climate Change Narratives in English-Language News Media

This post is based on a recent article published in the Asian Studies Review. The article can be read here and is currently available open-access to all readers. The discussion around climate change in China has undergone a notable transformation, moving from controversy to a more proactive stance in leadership. Initially prioritizing economic development over environmental concerns, China emerged as the top carbon emitter in 2006. The turning point came in 2015,

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‘Envisaging East Asia’: Hyun-ho Joo’s 2022 Wang Gungwu Prize-winning Article

Associate Professor Hyun-ho Joo is the winner of the Wang Gungwu Prize for the best Asian Studies Review article in 2022. In this piece, he gives an overview of his prize-winning article. The article can be read here and is available open-access to all readers.  On 28 November 1924, Sun Yatsen (1866–1925) made his famous

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Asian Skilled Labour Migration: ‘Multicultural Contextual Gaps’ as Employment Barriers for Japanese NESB Professionals in Australia

This post is based on a recent article published in the Asian Studies Review. The article can be read here and is currently available open-access to all readers. How Skilled Labour Migration from Asia is Shaping the World As the world has become more interconnected and globalised, skilled labour migration has become increasingly important in

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Locating Liberalisms in Southeast Asia

This post is based on the introduction to a recent special issue, Locating Liberalisms in Southeast Asia, published in the Asian Studies Review. The full introduction can be read here and is available open-access to all readers. The articles in the special issue can be read here. Special Issues of academic journals need a common

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