Category: ANU

Massive crowd of student protesters in Bangladesh

How student protests breathed new life into Bangladeshi bureaucracy

The Bangladeshi youth’s disruption of a dysfunctional decades-old system is a milestone for good governance in the country, writes Zohra Akhter.

Learning to live Indonesian Islam

Panicked prophecies about a rise of conservative Islam in Indonesia do little to address the underlying issues, writes Alia Huberman.

Predicting Japan’s next era name

As the Heisei Period draws to a close, how will the name of the next Emperor’s period be decided? Timothy Magarry writes.

Doing the math: Stat-politics in South Korea

The power of statistics comes from objectivity – but too often they don’t add up, as South Korean politics goes to show, writes Taehyun Ryu.