The Journal of Peacebuilding and Development is calling for papers, for Volume 10 Number 3, which will be published in December 2015. Deadline - 15 December 2014 for consideration in Volume 10, Number 3. See attached flier, “JPD V10N2 Call for Papers”, for more information. See...

Indonesian Solidarity and the West Papua Project at CPACS Invite you to a lecture/discussion Speaker: Ahmad Suaedy Date: Tuesday 2 Decenber 2014 Time: 1.00 to 2.30 pm Venue: New Law Seminar Room 102, Eastern Avenue, Universitas Sydney Ahmad Suaedy is the Director of the Abdurrahman Wahid Centre for Inter-Faith Dialogue at Universitas Indonesia...

By Nick Rowley Throughout his prime-ministership, which ran from 1996 to 2007, John Howard’s perspective on climate change was informed by geopolitics more than science. The Kyoto Protocol, the key international climate agreement, was agreed in December 1997 when his government was in its infancy. But...

By John Keane This is the second in a series covering the background and current dynamics of this week’s important ‘nine-in-one’ elections in Taiwan. Among the surprise political developments of the final decades of last century was the birth of a lively young democracy on a thickly...

By John Keane For democrats, made in Taiwan is a seductive brand with definite global appeal. ‘Through the promotion of its democratic ideals’, says a stylishly confident pamphlet published recently by Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ‘Taiwan has managed to build a significant amount of soft...

By Sam Crane, Williams College The media spotlight has shifted away from Hong Kong and toward President Obama’s visit to Beijing, but students and activists remain in Admiralty and Mong Kok, and their demands for political change have not softened. It seems highly unlikely that they will...

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