Month: November 2017

Grills and window thieves in Bangladesh

Look up amongst the throng of high rise buildings housing residents in one of the most densely populated countries in the world, and perhaps you’ll […]

A Tale of Two Chopsticks: Lingering Traces of Hong Kong’s SARS Epidemic

SARS ravaged Hong Kong more a decade ago, infecting over 1,700 people and killing more than 300. Because of it, when I eat Dim Sum […]

The Rising Islands of Oceania

The volcanic island of Ambae in northern Vanuatu rose from obscurity into world news in September after ash and gases began spewing ominously from its […]

Elderly Life in the Hidden World of Karaoke Kissas and Classrooms – “Academic Talks” with Benny Tong

Benny Tong is a PhD candidate at the ANU studying the lives of elderly Japanese people in karaoke bars and how they seek fulfilment and […]