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Journal Article | Jan 2018
This article develops the argument that blasphemy trials occupy a pivotal role in ‘religion-making’ in post-1998 Indonesia. Examining a blasphemy ...
Blasphemy, trials, lawfare, Indonesia
Report in External Series | Oct 2015
In the regional backdrop to the war in Yemen Iran is a pivotal actor. Saudi Arabia has made clear that it sees the conflict in Yemen as the extension ...
Yemen, Saudi Arabia
Journal Article | Jan 2015
This article discusses Isabel Hofmeyr's Gandhi's Printing Press: Experiments in Slow Reading. It highlights the many ways in which the rise of the printing ...
Harnessing the power of communities against corruption. A framework for contextualising social accountability
U4 Brief | Aug 2018
Ignorance, apathy and disempowerment are recurring drivers of impunity. Social accountability, on its part, aims to empower citizens with information ...
Journal Article | Jan 2007
The concept of ‘compatibility' has a particular salience in many Indonesian societies. This article examines ‘compatibility' with reference ...
Compatibility, subjects-objects, materiality, Indonesia, Indonesia
Journal Article | Jan 2013
The turn of the century saw new trends in China’s foreign affair policies springing up. Rebuilding its humanitarian cause, promoting economic diplomacy, ...
Book | May 2013
In The Security Archipelago, Paul Amar provides an alternative historical and theoretical framing of the refashioning of free-market states and the ...
Journal Article | Nov 2013
The discussion of soft power in China can be dated back to 1992, the year Nye's Bound to lead was translated into Chinese and published in Mainland China. ...
China-Africa, inter-culture communication, journalism, media perception, news pivot, soft power, China
Report in External Series | Nov 2012
Nigeria has experienced military coups, a civil war and very poor economic development, and its population is more impoverished today than at independence. ...
Resource curse, democracy, ruling elites. political economy, Nigeria
News | 4 Jun 2015
At lunchtime 25 April Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake. Following high death tolls, numerous charitable organisations scurried to the South Asian country in order to provide humanitarian aid on the ground. The United Nations alone made a flash appeal for close to half a billion USD in emergency support.
News | 3 Feb 2011
Driven by solidarity and national pride, the Lotus Revolution pulled order out of chaos. By now the military chiefs know that citizens who took control of their lives and future will know how to do to it again.