Behind the Facade: Election Under Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia

Since the 1990s, vast sums of money and time have been invested in training and resources to hold elections around the world, including in parts of Southeast Asia. The conventional wisdom is that elections either enable or consolidate democracy. Where they do not have either of these effects, the reasoning goes, it’s because the design of elections is not yet right, or conditions in which they have been held are not yet sufficiently matured as to make democracy possible. 

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Southeast Asia's Environmental Report Card

Southeast Asia's Environmental Report Card

No Southeast Asian country scores higher than a “B-,” in the author’s opinion, and overall, the situation for wildlife and wild ecosystems looks grim. We are now in the Anthropocene Era, and...

Behind the Facade: Election Under Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia

Since the 1990s, vast sums of money and time have been invested in training and resources to hold elections around the world, including in parts of Southeast Asia. The conventional wisdom is that...

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WEAI Mourns the Death of Former Research Scholar Jayne Werner

The Weatherhead East Asian Institute mourns the death of Jayne Werner, who served as a WEAI Research Scholar from 2010 through 2015. A Professor Emerita of Political Science at Long Island...

NYSEAN Receives Major New Funding from the Luce Foundation

Luce Foundation has just given NYSEAN a further three year (2018-2020) grant of $475,000 to consolidate the network, boost levels of activity, and to provide financial support for partners to...

16 Writers on Their Favorite Translated Titles from Across Asia

Earlier this year, the Asian American Writers’ Workshop launched the Transpacific Literary Project, an editorial initiative to publish new and exciting writing from across East and Southeast Asia...

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2018 Will be a Pivotal Year for Southeast Asian Democracy

2018 Will be a Pivotal Year for Southeast Asian Democracy

Joshua Kurlantzick discusses the backsliding of democracy in Southeast Asia and what we can expect in 2018.

The Washington Post
It's not just Burma: Human rights are under attack across Southeast Asia, advocates say

It's not just Burma: Human rights are under attack across Southeast Asia, advocates say

The latest round of persecution in Burma, ...

ASEAN at 50: Poems from Across Southeast Asia

For the 50th anniversary of the founding of ASEAN, the Transpacific Literary Project presents poems by writers across Southeast Asia

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How Southeast Asian and Bangladeshi Extremism Intersect

How Southeast Asian and Bangladeshi Extremism Intersect, the latest report from the Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC), looks at how Southeast Asian and Bangladeshi extremism are becoming increasingly intertwined, making the traditional distinction between South and Southeast Asia obsolete, at least as far as counter-terrorism is concerned.

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Building Justice for Immigrants and Refugees by Supporting Local Institutions and Magnifying Their Impact: The Power of Diverse Voices Erica Gabrielle Foldy & Jonathan Walters; Connie Chaplin & David Harrison Univeristy of Washington Evans School of Public Policy and Governance: Electronic Hallway 1 Jan 2009
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Building Justice for Immigrants and Refugees by Supporting Local Institutions and Magnifying Their Impact: The Power of Diverse Voices Erica Gabrielle Foldy & Jonathan Walters; Connie Chaplin & David Harrison Univeristy of Washington Evans School of Public Policy and Governance: Electronic Hallway 1 Jan 2009
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Building Justice for Immigrants and Refugees by Supporting Local Institutions and Magnifying Their Impact: The Power of Diverse Voices Erica Gabrielle Foldy & Jonathan Walters; Connie Chaplin & David Harrison Univeristy of Washington Evans School of Public Policy and Governance: Electronic Hallway 1 Jan 2009