The coup by the military in Myanmar is invalid and confronts the people’s hope that they can live in a fully democratic society, the academics say.
The Australian government has dropped protections for language programs as universities are announcing plans to end Asian languages courses. That's a mistake in the Asian Century.
An illiberal turn across the region has been exacerbated by the pandemic. Australia should take note.
The candidates, women's rights and the Free Trade Agreement with Australia are key in the Indonesian election, says UNSW Law's Associate Professor Melissa Crouch.
Scholars from across the globe will gather at UNSW to discuss how changing gender norms intersect with populism’s appeal in Asia.
The crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine State needs to be at the front of the agenda of the Australia-ASEAN Special Summit being held in Sydney.
Official explanations that blame terrorism for the conflict in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State should not be accepted at face value, writes Melissa Crouch.
The National League for Democracy is leading a major peace process that could see not only an end to decades of conflict against armed ethnic groups, but also a way forward for constitutional reform, writes Melissa Crouch.
A love of Indonesian was the start of legal academic Melissa Crouch's commitment to the region that has widened to include Myanmar, Asia's newest democracy.
The dawn of a truly democratic era in Myanmar will depend on delicate dialogue in the lead-up to the appointment of the new president, writes Melissa Crouch.