What’s Past Is Prologue – The Geopolitical Significance of Covid-19 for Southeast Asia
Ann Maire Murphy, Seton Hall University.
As countries begin to reopen during the Covid-19 pandemic, strategic analysts are debating its impact on the future of geopolitics. Some contend that the pandemic could reshape the global order, accelerating China’s rise to international leadership while hastening the decline of the United States.Read more
A visit to Malaysia’s only (legal) casino
Malaysia’s only casino, Casino de Genting at Genting Highlands Resort, is for high rollers. For the filthy rich and for the middle men. And for those with dirty money that needs washing.
Europe and the suffering people of Burma/Myanmar
NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
Towards a better understanding
Timo Kivimäki, Senior Researcher, NIAS and Gerald Jackson, Editor in Chief, NIAS Press
In the West, Islam is often presented in a very simplified manner (much as the West is interpreted in simplified terms in many parts of the Islamic world). This is no surprise but in fact is typical in situations where there is tension between two parties.Read more
The Return of the Asian Food Crisis – What is happening and why?
Associate Professor, Department of Social and Economic Geography, Lund University.
Timor Leste: ‘when the crisis is over…’
PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Århus