The cancelled ASIANET conference goes online and becomes Asia Week: five days of digital talks and panels, all on the challenges of sustainability in Asia.
What is land and how is it made?
At the 2020 Asianet conference, we focus on the Asian sustainability challenge.
For Muslims the ummah is arguably more powerful than Western liberalism because it taps into Muslims' universalist identity as both individual and part of a collective, a broader community beyond nations and time.
In this ASIANET: fokus seminar, Simon Springer examines the plight of homeless peoples in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as a consequence of their enmeshment in a new logic of urban governance being effected by city officials and municipal planners.
Our Annual Lecture for 2020 features Professor in Human Geography Jonathan Rigg. He will speak about his research on agrarian conditions and transformations in Asia.
Questions of agrarian transformation have been a staple of the social sciences since its early days, and they remain crucial in the twenty-first century.
Tourism is increasingly seen as a central pathway to inclusive development across the global south, yet the promotion of tourism as development is highly intangible - relying on the orchestration and extension of markets into often remote places. What does this notion of tourism as development look like from such ‘destinations’?
The 2030 Agenda on sustainable development appears to be at a crossroads. An issue that warrants special attention is political enthusiasm and leadership for sustainable development.
The main battleground of the comfort women issue
This ASIANET: fokus talk examines recent political trends in Asian politics, focusing particularly on the intertwined rise of populism, electoralism and authoritarianism.