Listen to New York Southeast Asia Network co-founder Professor John Gershman on the Carnegie Council's podcast episode.
Watch New York Southeast Asia Network's co-founder, Professor Duncan McCargo, discuss Mahatir Mohamad's electoral victory on Bloomberg TV
Ward Keeler joins New Book in Southeast Asian Studies to discuss The Immortals: Faces of the Incredible in Buddhist Burma.
In Talking Indonesia this week, Dr. Dirk Tomsa discusses Indonesia's blasphemy legislation with Dr Melissa Crouch, Kathleen Fitzpatrick Visiting Fellow at the Melbourne Law School, and a Senior Lecturer at the Law Faculty of the University of New South Wales in Sydney.
Indonesia’s blasphemy legislation gained global attention during the trial of former Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama in 2017. But apart from Ahok, many other Indonesians have also faced blasphemy charges in recent years, even though the constitutionality of the law has been challenged repeatedly.
Francis Wade is a UK foreign correspondent who is a Myanmar specialist. His latest book is Myanmar's Enemy Within: Buddhist Violence and the Making of a Muslim 'Other', which examines the origins of Buddhist nationalism and anti-Muslim sentiment in Myanmar - sentiment that has recently led more than half a million Rohingya people to flee the country for neighbouring Bangladesh. Wade will be appearing at this year's Auckland Writers Festival.
The latest report from NYSEAN's parnter, the Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC), examines the organizational components of the Islamist alliance that brought down the Jakarta governor in 2012.
Duncan McCargo, a professor at Columbia University and University of Leeds and a founder of the New York Southeast Asia Network, was interviewed by the Guardian on Future Forward, a new political party in Thailand.