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  1. 14 July 2022 - Humanities

    Australia’s shared future with Southeast Asia

    A University of Melbourne expert says Australia’s new government has made Southeast Asia a priority with a focus on the idea of a shared future.

  2. 14 February 2022 - Public Affairs

    Southeast Asia matters to Australia

    A University of Melbourne expert says it’s in Australia’s national interest to engage strongly with Southeast Asia or risk a hole in its Indo-Pacific strategy.

  3. 23 November 2021 - Public Affairs

    Finding Australia’s new Asia narrative

    A University of Melbourne expert says Australia’s challenge post-COVID is finding a new narrative for how it relates to its Asian neighbours, particularly China

  4. 16 April 2021 - Science Matters

    Laos jars are slowly revealing their secrets

    New dating techniques find Laos’ stone jars may be over 3000 years old, but the sites remained in ritualistic use longer, says University of Melbourne research.

  5. 4 March 2021 - Humanities

    Australia needs to embrace ‘Asianness’ as part of ‘Australianness’

    Many Asian Australians experienced racism during COVID-19, but University of Melbourne experts say that Australia needs to update its modern national identity.

  6. 5 February 2021 - Humanities

    Asian Australians’ experience of COVID-19 communications

    Clear public health communication has helped foster trust in government among Asian Australian communities during COVID-19, say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 27 October 2020 - Public Affairs

    Trump or Biden: The implications for Asia

    The US is more needed but less trusted in Asia; a University of Melbourne expert says Trump or Biden must work to restore America’s credibility in the region.

  8. 2 July 2020 - Humanities

    How Arabic is a window on the world

    A University of Melbourne expert's chance find in a Damascus bookshop is a reminder that to study Arabic is to be drawn into a wide, vibrant multicultural world

  9. 12 March 2020 - Public Affairs

    A superpower in transition

    A new essay by a University of Melbourne expert explores how a resurgent China is challenging the Indo-Pacific and testing the Australia-United States alliance

  10. 13 February 2020 - Public Affairs

    Asia’s most eligible cities

    City alliances are important for diplomacy but University of Melbourne experts say Australian cities have overlooked some Asian metropolises. Here's their top 5