By Amro Ali The distant shouts of a female voice rang louder and louder in my ear: “A complete revolution or nothing at all!” I turned around and caught my first glimpse of a young woman of average height, who was outsized by her vocal powers....

Dr Chee Soon Juan in conversation with Professor John Keane 10 June 2014 , 6:00 - 7:30pm General Lecture Theatre, The Quadrangle, University of Sydney Co-presented by SYDNEY IDEAS and the SYDNEY SOUTHEAST ASIA CENTRE. Lee Kuan Yew once said “I don’t believe Singapore can produce two top class teams....

Australia–Singapore relations with ABC Radio Secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party, and currently visiting fellow with SDN, Dr Chee Soon Juan talked to ABC Radio Australia correspondent Karon Snowdon about the fundamental political differences between Australia and Singapore which remain clouded by close diplomatic and economic ties between the...

14 July 2014 , 5:30 - 7:00pm New Law Seminar Room 020, Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney CHASS Lecture Series: CHASS is delighted to present a lecture by Professor Philip Pettit in association with the Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP) and the University of Sydney. Title: A...

GREED THE UNSEEN PERIL ON MYANMAR’S ROAD TO DEMOCRACY Published in Asian Currents, the journal of the Asian Studies Association of Australia, SDN associate Jonathan Bogais discusses why the international surge in investments, and political opportunism, are doing little to help Myanmar’s already weak civil society evolve in...

SDN is pleased to announce an exciting new journal - Journal of Democratic Theory - first edition out July 2014. For a brief look at the journal's objectives, read these excerpts from the Editorial by journal editors Jean-Paul Gagnon and Mark Chou. Download PDF of the full editorial "Why...

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