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An unregulated pagoda environment, the status of monks and the downplaying of male rape means that abuse of children in the monkhood is likely more widespread than anyone dares to admit
Tam T. T. Ngo‘ joins New Books in Southeast Asian Studies to discuss...
Survey data shows no evidence of a link between piety and intolerance, let alone violence.
Matthew Walton, author of Buddhism, Politics and Political Thought in Myanmar, speaks with New Books in Southeast Asian Studies
Luthfi Assyaukanie, a researcher and scholar of Islam and politics, offers his view of how hard-line Islamists have been able to capture the national stage.
Dr. Marcus Mietzner discusses why Islamists are taking politics to the street in Indonesia and why the target is President Jokowi
We sat down with Dr. Marcus Mietzner after his talk at NYU Wagner to discuss the future of Jokowi's presidency and the recent political developments in Indonesia
Scholar Greg Fealy offers an important analysis of the extraordinary mobilization of Indonesians in a campaign against the Chinese Christian Governor of Jakarta, known as Ahok, who has been...
Read Andy Hall's statement detailing his reasons for leaving Thailand after a long battle defending migrant worker's rights.
Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict has issued its latest report, an analysis of the ISIS network in Ambon, Maluku. It illustrates the lasting damage done by the communal conflicts in Ambon and Poso that erupted shortly after Indonesia's democratic transition