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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
Not quite in Asia
Australia’s lack of engagement with Asia is glaringly obvious in football; a University of Melbourne expert says poor coverage and indifference aren't helping
Most Asian-Australians experience discrimination
New research that includes the University of Melbourne finds many Asian-Australians experience discrimination at work; limiting opportunities in leadership.